Fat Talk Isn’t Just for Young Women, Research Finds

Fat talk is a term that mental health professionals sometimes use to describe spoken statements that emphasize concerns about one’s weight or make negative comparisons with other people’s weight. While many of these statements seem superficially harmless, current evidence indicates that they contribute significantly to a state of mind called body dissatisfaction. In turn, the…

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How to Work Step Ten

Continued to take personal inventory, and when we were wrong promptly admitted it. Step ten in most respects is the logical culmination of the previous nine steps. In essence, the first nine steps are about stopping the bleeding of addiction, and then identifying and cleaning up the wreckage of our pasts. Step ten begins the…

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Study Examines Whether Mental Fatigue Influences Gambling Behaviors

Understanding how gambling behaviors develop into pathological gambling patterns is becoming more important as the opportunities to gamble have increased. There have been significant access changes because online gambling is readily available to those who possess a smartphone or a laptop. Given that gambling can be done just about anytime and anywhere, there are many…

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The Ranch Treatment Center Opens New House with Intensive Focus on Dialectical Behavior Therapy

The Ranch opens Mill House, a 14-bed southern mansion for women with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse that provides intensive education and training in dialectical behavior therapy. Nunnelly, TN (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 – The Ranch treatment center opens Mill House, a brand new 14-bed facility for women with co-occurring mental illness and/or substance…

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