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Signs of Gambling Addiction

Approximately 2.5 million Americans suffer from compulsive gambling, and the gambling issue in the United States is growing with the legalization of gambling in 48 states plus the District of Columbia. People lose millions of dollars every year from gambling. Whether you are dealing with moderate gambling or gambling frequently, you may wonder how to…

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Effects of OCD

Obsessive compulsive disorder can turn your life upside down. You feel like your thoughts and behaviors have control over you and that you’re powerless to change them. Obsessive compulsive disorder is a serious psychiatric condition. Left untreated, the effects of OCD could damage your physical and mental health. Signs and Symptoms of OCD People with…

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Obsessed With Death? Take Comfort.

People think about death differently. Some are so terrified of it they develop thanatophobia (death anxiety). Others experience debilitating grief over a loved one’s passing and become clinically depressed. Still, others find peace and happiness as death approaches. Recent research suggests people’s attitudes toward death have a lot to do with their proximity to it.…

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Fear of Intimacy and Rejection

The fear of intimacy can ruin relationships. We all crave connection, but due to trauma suffered in childhood, or perhaps as the result of a relationship in adulthood that went terribly wrong, some people learn that it’s safer to keep others at an emotional arm’s length. But doing so is counterproductive and often leads to…

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Panic Disorders in Men

Men and women experience substance abuse and mental health conditions differently, which is why many men’s treatment centers are opening around the country. Men’s treatment centers can provide specialized care for experiences that are unique to men and boys. Here’s what you need to know about how panic disorders affect men differently than women. What…

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Men

Men’s treatment centers across the United States are beginning to pay special attention to obsessive compulsive disorder. In recent years, researchers and mental health professionals have turned their focus to understanding and finding effective treatment options for people suffering from obsessive compulsive disorder, also known as OCD. What Is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder? Obsessive compulsive disorder…