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The Straight Up Guide to Mental Health and Recovery

Posted by healtheo360 on Sep 8, 2016 3:51:36 PM

The Straight Up Guide to Mental Health and Recovery

Comorbidity of Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders

 In a recent article published by Medscape, Kathleen T Brady, MD, PhD explores the connection between substance abuse and four mental illnesses: depression, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and social phobia. In this article, we will hear information presented by several medical health professionals as they discuss the comorbidity between substance abuse and these psychiatric disorders.

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National Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week (Infographic)

Posted by healtheo360 on May 8, 2016 10:30:23 AM

Did you know that one in every thirty-three babies is born with birth defects, which is the leading cause of infant deaths? Fetuses are negatively impacted when their mother’s drink alcohol or use drugs, as these substances will enter their bloodstream, disrupting development. Should the mother drink during her pregnancy, it is the most damaging during the first trimester. At this stage, the baby’s brain is still developing. The mother may not have serious issues after substance use, but the child will as they may experience developmental problems. The child will have to live the rest of their life with their own physical and/or mental problems. These children usually have lower IQs and smaller heads. It's important to raise awareness on this cause, as it is 100% preventable.

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Euphoric High from Heroin Makes It Hard to Quit

Posted by healtheo360 on Feb 11, 2014 10:42:11 AM

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has highlighted the plight of some 369,000 Americans addicted to heroin.

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Slow Recovery From Depression Later Tied to Childhood Events

Posted by healtheo360 on Jan 27, 2014 10:31:50 AM

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Using Psychology to Reduce Aggressive Driving

Posted by healtheo360 on Dec 12, 2013 4:24:35 PM

Felix Mizioznikov/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- All it might take to reduce aggressive driving habits is a little psychological science.

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