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TREATING INSOMNIA

            Insomnia affects between 20% and 50% of older adults. While causes range from an enlarged prostate prompting frequent nighttime bathroom visits to post-menopausal night

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RESERVING JUDGMENT

            It was once widely held that addiction to drugs and alcohol was a moral failing; the belief was that the addicted person lacked the

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MALE POSTNATAL DEPRESSION

            Women are not the only ones who are susceptible to postnatal depression. Along with 20% of mothers, up to 10% of fathers also report

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BULLYING’S EFFECT ON THE BRAIN

            Recognition of bullying’s widespread incidence and potential consequences is prompting parents, teachers, and health professionals to more seriously address the problem in efforts to

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AVOIDING THE “WINTER BLUES”

“Seasonal Affective Disorder” (SAD), also known as “seasonal depression” and the “winter blues,” is estimated to affect about 14 million Americans. Typically, symptoms of this

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STANDING IN OPPOSITION

When children persistently display irrational, rebellious behavior, and anger at authority figures over extended periods, their performance may be attributed to “oppositional defiant disorder” (ODD).

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PRESSURED MILLENNIALS

Striving for perfection is a good trait in that it compels individuals to do their best. However, perfectionism can have its downside if it creates

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EXPECTING THE WORST

While an old adage advises that we “expect the best and plan for the worst,” some people foresee an unfavorable outcome to an event and

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