Nicotine is a strongly reinforcing drug to all people in general and, therefore, can become highly addictive in a short period of time. Additionally, nicotine is a highly toxic substance that is potentially fatal when taking 60mg or more of the drug. However, it is difficult to overdose on nicotine, which is why the...
When I was a child, and a string of Christmas tree lights went out, it was my job to replace each bulb one-by-one to discover which one was burned out. To enrich our effectiveness in work or study, we need to first forget what is obstructing our progress. We need to ensure that we...
It can be difficult to determine when the symptoms we may be experiencing are anxiety driven. This is because anxiety symptoms often mock major health events. In other words, it is not at all uncommon for a person who is an anxious state to feel as if he or she is having a heart...
How often do you have to deal with anxiety in your everyday life? If you find yourself worrying too much or getting caught into non-stopping irrational thoughts or even feeling nausea, chest pain and heart palpitations then this article is for you. You are about to learn a simple yet very effective technique to deal with...
by Steven Feldman Steven Feldman is executive director of the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI). HABRI is working to establish, through science and advocacy, the vital role of companion animals in the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities. To learn more about HABRI, visit habri.org. Looking for relief from anxiety, depression or stress? If you live...
Jeff Nalin, Psy.D, Founder and Clinical Director, Paradigm Malibu and Paradigm San Francisco Dr. Nalin is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PSY17766), a Certified Chemical Dependency Intervention Specialist and a Certified Youth Residential Treatment Administrator. Dr. Nalin is the Founder and Clinical Director of Paradigm Malibu and Paradigm San Francisco Adolescent Treatment Centers. He has been...
Cindy Aaronson, MSW, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Icahn School of Medicine, secretary of the Board of Directors for ADAA, a clinical researcher and practitioner specializing in generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder and major depression treatment using cognitive behavior therapy. Everyone has bad days when things just aren’t going well and we just feel...
If a person suffers from constant worry over the diverse issues and activities, he is supposed to be suffering from Generalized Anxiety Disorder. The things they are worried about is unlikely to happen most of the time. They remain unnecessarily involved in those things. Being worried sometimes about something is common to every man....
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