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Can Infertility Lead to Mental Illness?

Infertility is the general term used to describe an inability to conceive a child despite conscious efforts to do so. This inability can stem from reproductive problems in a woman or in a man. Both men and women can develop significant psychological problems as a consequence of infertility, and in turn, some researchers believe that…

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The Voices In Your Head

Strident, screeching chatter. Prodding, coaxing, cajoling that never abates. Voices so loud and imposing you can’t sleep. Anorexics, bulimics, and food addicts of all stripes know the sound. We all have “the voice in our head,” our inner voice that directs and guides us. We all hear the playback of voices from our past. But…

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Physician Impairment Focus of JAMA Article Co-Authored by Director of Professionals Treatment at Promises

Greg Skipper, MD, the Director of Professional Health Services at Promises Treatment Centers, co-authored an article on physician impairment that was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 2, 2013 – Greg Skipper, MD, the Director of Professional Health Services at Promises Treatment Centers, co-authored an article on…

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Why Is Rehab So Important?

For those struggling with weight loss or addiction, a pill that could cure drug dependency overnight or magically melt 100 pounds away seems like the goal: an impossible, yet endlessly desirable gift. Our bodies, however, have the right idea. Going through the difficult and taxing work of detox and then the long, grueling journey of…

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