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Alcoholism and Co-Occurring Disorders
The term "comorbidity" refers to the presence of any two or more illnesses in the same person. These illnesses can be medical or psychiatric conditions, as well as drug use disorders, including alcoholism. Comorbid illnesses may occur simultaneously or sequentially. The fact that two illnesses are...
Panic Disorder Treatment and Referral
Three million American adults--at least one in 63--have or will have panic disorder. Most of them will develop it in their late teens or early to mid twenties. Each year, panic disorder strikes more people than stroke, epilepsy, or AIDS. Its symptomes can mimic serious physical disorders such as... Medication and Psychotherapy Treat Depression in Low-Income Minority Women
Treatment with medication or psychotherapy reduced depressive symptoms in women from minority populations, according to research funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Most of the participants in the controlled trial were low-income African-American and Latino women who are at... Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Factsheet
What Is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), an anxiety disorder, can be an extremely debilitating condition that can occur after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened. Families of victims may also...
Teenage Parents: How Do You Know What's Better?
September 16, 2009, 6:34 am
Next week is my birthday, and we’re going to Disneyland! So, because I’ll be in the happiest place on Earth, I thought I’d take this week to write about the thoughts are sure to be unpopular. In writing and thinking about these topics, I hope to learn more about myself, and also to share with you... Disabilities and Disorders C-D
August 12, 2008, 12:02 pm
When reading a child’s profile or a child’s history prior to placement may have you reading terms you are unfamiliar with. This series will help you with some of the things you may read.
Part 1 – Disabilities and disorders
Cerebral Palsy – Cerebral Palsy, or CP, is a disease that affects... The Health Care Bill and Birth Mothers
March 22, 2010, 5:47 am
I didn't expect to find mention of adoption in the >newly passed Health Care Bill . As I was doing some research, I found that not only is adoption mentioned but one of the very things that many birth mothers find aggravating about how adoption is portrayed is brought up: the issue of how...