A corporate intelligence and security consulting firm that conducted a five year study that tied embezzlement to gambling and a desire to live a lavish lifestyle. Anecdotal evidence suggests drug addiction also plays a factor. The Marquet Report on Embezzlement looked into 528 cases involving $100,000 or more in reported losses. In 2012 the average…Details
There is no denying that the media plays a role in giving adolescents a certain perception about body image. According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, nearly 70 percent of young females in grades 5 through 12 are influenced by the media on their opinion of a desirable body image.
Depression awareness campaigns in various forms of media have gained traction. One potential consequence of this widespread awareness is that depression’s pervasiveness is often mistaken for a sign that it’s not a serious disorder. Those who are depressed may downplay their symptoms and resist seeking help because they don’t think the issue will be recognized…Details
The Women’s Eating Recovery Center at The Ranch Expands Its Eating Disorder Treatment Program with the Opening of Windsong House
In response to soaring demand for its highly effective eating disorders treatment program, The Women’s Eating Recovery Center at The Ranch opens Windsong House, a 12,000-square-foot treatment center for women. Nunnelly, TN (PRWEB) Aug. 12, 2014 – The Ranch, a state-of-the-art behavioral health center specializing in the treatment of trauma, mood disorders and intimacy disorders,…Details
The Ranch Treatment Center Expands Its Innovative Curriculum to Include Songwriting and Interactive Music Sessions
Therapists at The Ranch, an addiction and mental health treatment center noted for state-of-the-art integrative programs, are using music to help clients work through the addictive process and lock in therapeutic gains. Nunnelly, TN (PRWEB) Aug. 13, 2014 – Therapists at The Ranch are using music in novel new ways. The treatment center in Tennessee…Details
PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) is a well-known mental health condition that doctors can diagnose 30 days or more after a person goes through certain highly stressful, life-changing experiences. Individuals affected by this condition can experience a range of symptoms that seriously interfere with their ability to function or feel mentally/emotionally secure. In a study published…Details
Gambling disorder (compulsive gambling) is the name of an officially recognized non-substance-based addiction that features problematic and dysfunctional involvement in one or more types of gambling. As is true with other forms of addiction, many of the people affected by this disorder never seek or receive treatment for their condition. In a study published in…Details
Post-traumatic stress disorder is one emotional reaction to having lived through an intense experience. Certainly the horror and stress of war are capable of affecting a person long after the immediacy of battle has passed. But war is far from the only trauma which can imprint on a person’s emotional state. Trauma can take many…Details
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a well-known mental health problem that can arise a month or more after a person goes through some sort of severe or overwhelming physical/mental event. Roughly 8 percent of U.S. adults will experience symptoms of the disorder at some point in time. One of the most common symptoms of PTSD…Details
Addiction is a disease that knows no cultural, religious or socioeconomic boundaries. Anyone is capable of becoming addicted to alcohol, prescription pills or illegal drugs. Long a subject of denial in the Jewish community, addiction is being forced to the forefront of discussion.