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Health Benefits of Pets

Health Benefits of Pets

Health November 20, 2013

by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer Having pets at home is considered a good preventive medical practice.  Taking care of your pets is a good way to promote health and prolong more life years.  If you develop some affection for your pet, the better your health might get.  I mention... Read more
Sex – Key To A Younger You
by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer I know that when it comes to it, this is not the most comfortable subject to discuss, but we are no longer children and sex is part of the reason for why our body tends to shine bright moments after. Plus, if it weren’t... Read more
Brain-Based Exercise
by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer Well you are probably asking yourself – what is a brain-based exercise?  What probably comes to mind are puzzles, sodoku, hangman and many other different brain games. But brain-based exercises are much more than that. Let´s start by defining brain fitness or cognitive fitness... Read more
Narcissism
by Kimberly Allen, RN Narcissism is a member of the family of personality disorders.  It originated in Greek mythology when Narcissus fell in love with his own image that he saw reflected in a pool of water.  Today though the basic definition remains an “obsession with the self” it... Read more
Cabin Fever

After months of cold weather and what seems like endless amounts of snow to many lots of people complain of ‘cabin fever’. While cabin fever is not an actual disease it is a term that is used to describe a group of symptoms or syndrome…

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Bipolar Disorder Real?

Bipolar disorder is the term for a psychological condition that used to be known as manic depressive disorder. In the US 5.7 million people are diagnosed with bipolar disorder every year…

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What is PBA?

I was surprised to discover that despite how unknown the condition is, that at least 2 million Americans suffer from PBA…

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Antisocial Personality Disorders

Antisocial personality disorder is a member of the cluster B group of personality disorders as described in the DSM-IV-TR. Many people consider antisocial personality disorder to be synonymous with psychopathy, however, they are not…

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Personality Disorders

The Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of the American Psychiatric Association defines personality disorders as “an enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that differs markedly from the expectations of the individuals culture, is pervasive and inflexible, has an onset in adolescence or early adulthood, is stable over time, and leads to distress or impairment.”

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The State of Mental Health Care

In the US more than 1 in 4 adults suffer from some form of mental illness, including substance abuse, every year and experts estimate that at least 15 million children and teens also suffer from mental illness, many undiagnosed…

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