Articles in Category: Breaking News

Family History Plays an Important Role in Pediatric Bipolar Disorder

on Wednesday, 25 April 2012.

Bipolar Disorder And Substance Abuse

Diagnosis of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder rose 4,000% from 1994 to 2003. Although the disorder is still not listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, many doctors have various criteria they use to make this sometimes controversial diagnosis. Family history plays an important role in the diagnosis and progression of this disease.

New Solution for PTSD in Veterans

on Tuesday, 24 April 2012.

Recovery From PTSD

Nick Ortner discusses a therapeutic option for veterans suffering from PTSD. The process is called Tapping, and it combines Western psychotherapy with Eastern acupressure points. It has made a huge difference in the lives of some veterans suffering with PTSD, and it is easy and inexpensive.

The Street Cat Named Bob Became the Reason for a Recovering Heroin Addict to Get Up in the Morning

on Tuesday, 24 April 2012.

Recovering Heroin Addict

James Bowen defines his life in two phases; before Bob and after Bob. Before Bob, James was a heroin addict and a rough sleeper. When he first got clean, Bob came to his doorstep, injured and needing his help. Today, James credits Bob with helping him maintain his recovery. The duo just published a book, "A Street Cat Named Bob."