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Digital Detox

Is it Time for a Digital Detox

Every once in a while the user receives some sort of unpredictable reward. This may take the form of a message, a like, a notification, or anything else which is pleasurable to receive, triggering the dopamine controlling the pleasure centers in the brain....

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Pornography and Depression

Exploring The Link Between Pornography and Depression

According to the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT), pornography can neither be classified as an addiction nor as a mental health condition. However, people have tried to link it with several addictions and mental health conditions over the years - some...

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Psychedelics as Treatment for Mental Health

Psychedelic Treatment for Mental Health

Treatment-resistant depression is depression with symptoms that cannot be improved after trying two or more medication treatments for at least six weeks for each medication. There is a myriad of options for treating depression, both medically and behaviorally, yet not every treatment is effective. Research...

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A Parents’ Guide to Alcohol Use in Teenagers

Alcohol Use in Teenagers – Parents Guide

The use of alcohol amongst teenagers and young adults is on the rise. Kids are accessing alcohol earlier than ever and consuming more than previous levels. Many teenagers and young adults consume alcohol for the first time at home. It is the most widely available...

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What is a Psychopath

Are They a Psychopath

By using the 20-item Hare Psychopathy Checklist, a mental health care practitioner can determine if a person is a psychopath. The checklist features a spectrum of traits that a person is weighed against. Each trait is scored on a three-point scale of whether it applies...

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What are the Different Types of Attachment

What are the Different Types of Attachment

What are the Different Types of Attachment? You may think that attachment styles only have anything to do with romantic relationships, but you would be incorrect. Attachment styles were initially studied and researched between caregivers and children. The reason for this is because the attachment...

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Evidence Based Treatment

Evidence Based Treatment

Evidence Based Treatment or EBT is a term that refers to treatments that have scientific backing. In other words, these are treatments in which extensive research and monitored studies have been performed to see if they work. The goal of EBT is to provide a...

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How to Increase GABA Naturally

How To Increase GABA Naturally

Otherwise known as gamma-aminobutyric acid, GABA is a neurotransmitter that is associated with a more relaxed attitude, better sleep, and reduced tension, anxiety, and stress. Your body produces GABA which increases the communication between your brain cells. In addition, GABA also interacts with receptors in...

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SMART Recovery

SMART Recovery

SMART stands for Self-Management and Recovery Training. It was formed when a group of individuals involved with Alcoholics Anonymous split off from the group due to some of the beliefs and methods used by the organization. Since its creation in 1992, it has become a...

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Neurosis

Neurosis

Neurosis is a term used by psychologists and psychiatrists to refer to anxious feelings, symptoms, and behaviors. Meanwhile, some doctors use neurosis to describe a spectrum of mental illnesses other than psychotic disorders. ...

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