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Scientology Cure and Drug Addiction

The doctrines used by the Church of Scientology attribute many of the illnesses and diseases of today to be caused by mental conditioning. Treatments and cures used within Scientology run counter to those practiced within the medical establishment, but instead are administered from a mental and spir

Anxiety Disorders and Depression Can Be A Part Of Business

There are many problems that can face the new business owner.While somethings are just stress related due to running a business, others can be more severe and should be looked into immediately.When stress levels associated with business becomes extreme, it can produce anxiety and depression.

14 Signs of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is also known as manic depression. It's characterized by excessive mood swings that go from high to seriously manic or depressive. More than two million Americans suffer from bipolar disorder. While it's not curable, it is treatable with medication and psychotherapy.

The Consequences of Shunning People in the Workplace

For a company to run smoothly there must be harmony, cohesion and respect in the office among the coworkers. Cliques, office politics and shunning people in the workplace can lead to an ineffective office and a hostile work environment. You do not have to like all of your coworkers, but respect and

What Are the Causes of Adolescent Suicide?

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the third leading cause of death for young people ages 15 to 24. Economic crises, and the toll that they take on youths and their families, are part of the cause. However, other reasons factor into adolescent suicides.

Recognizing Attachment Concerns in Children

Attachment concerns may be subtle and it can be difficult to distinguish between normal developmental concerns and subtle difficulties with attachment.Attachment is fundamental to healthy development, normal personality, and the capacity to form healthy and authentic emotional relationships.How can

Panic Disorder

Do you have sudden moments of intense fear accompanied by palpitations, breathlessness, dizziness and other physical symptoms? Do you have Panic Disorder ? A panic attack is a sudden surge of overwhelming fear that can ...

Why Someone Relapses

I want to talk about why I had so many relapses before actually getting sober because I feel like a lot of people wonder why they keep relapsing or why their love ones keep relapsing. ...

Methods for Better Attention Span

Everyday life can become overwhelming. Some people lead very active and busy lives which can lead to stress, fatigue and loss of appetite, just a few of the factors that play a role in a lack of attention span. You can make simple changes in your daily life that can help you to increase and maintain

Youth & Drug Abuse

Many reasons are often cited by youth for why they engage in drug use and abuse: boredom, depression, non-acceptance by peers and major life changes--such as parental divorce--just to name a few. Drugs abused by youth include hallucinogens, depressants, stimulants, narcotics and inhalants. To combat

Panic Attack Origins And Remedy For the Sickness

Panic Attack Origins And Remedy Panic disorder signals may indicate that there is a serious situation which could affect you over a long phase of time. A doctor should be seen after a panic disorder ...

Why is Smoking Harmful for Asthma?

Asthma is a disease of the lungs that causes shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing, and tightness in the chest. When tobacco smoke is inhaled, it inflames the airways, narrowing the passages and restricting air flow to the lungs.

The Narcissist's Silent Treatment

Narcissism, even that which isn't severe enough to qualify as a personality disorder, is a mental condition that can hurt people. Those who have this condition tend to act as if the world revolves around them, and they often lash out at those who attempt to give them criticism. One of the methods by

Psychological Stages of Retirement

As retirement age approaches, many people will begin wondering what challenges and benefits will come with this new phase of life. Although it is impossible to exactly predict what will happen, most people in this phase of life will experience at least six different psychological stages that most pe


Lexapro is an SSRI proven effective in the treatment of depression and generalized anxiety disorder. It's taken once daily, with or without food.

What to Expect from Anxiety Counselors

Many times people hear me push counseling, but why is it that I push counseling so heavily? The simple answer is that it is very effective, especially if it is being used by someone who ...

Come on Down to My Drive Thru!

In this current time of fast food restaurants, the rate of obesity is growing. Portion sizes have continued to mount up with our waist lines following closely by. Sodas that were human size are now large enough to quench our thirsts for a week. Hamburgers, sandwiches and french fries that are a sing