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Month: December 2015

The Link Between Substance Abuse and a Bad Diet

An unhealthy diet or substance abuse problem can quickly derail one’s well-being. But few people understand the relationship between the two. To gain some insight into how a bad diet and substance abuse relate to each other, I spoke with Keith Kantor, PhD, and expert in nutritional science and naturopathic medicine. Dr. Kantor, who frequently …

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Combination Treatment Holds Promise for Borderline Personality Disorder

A study published in the journal Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics shows that a combination of individualized therapy and good psychiatric management may improve treatment of borderline personality disorder (BPD). The study was led by Ueli Kramer, Ph.D., a visiting professor at the University of Windsor and a researcher/clinician at the hospital of the University of Lausanne. …

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Extreme Sexual Preferences Do Not Always Equal Sex Addiction

An escalation from “regular” sex to more extreme sexual activities is a well-recognized symptom of sex addiction. People with this addiction need to keep pushing the boundaries of sexual behavior in order to achieve the same level of excitement and satisfaction that they used to achieve without those activities. However, this does not mean that …

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Think This, Not That: How to Use CBT to Manage Stress

Our minds can greatly help or hinder our ability to cope with stress. And it turns out that managing stress well relies heavily on the way we think when we’re under pressure. The wrong thoughts — what psychologists call “thought distortions,” or errors in how we mentally process reality — can increase stress levels and …

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