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Common Street Drugs That You Probably Have Never Heard of

Drug abuse has plagued the American continent since the 1800s, when morphine, heroin and cocaine were hailed for their amazing curative properties. In the 1960s many new and exotic drugs,…
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Diet Pills and Eating Disorders

Diet pills are a billion dollar industry for a “quick fix” to lose weight however their consequences can be life threatening. From Hydroxycut, green tea extract, garnicia cambogia, raspberry ketones,…
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Dissociative Identity Disorder

Dissociative identity disorder, commonly refereed to as multiple personality disorder, is a severe posttraumatic psychopathology disorder characterized by the disruption of memories, perception and identity. Dissociative identity disorder is characterized…
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Peridontal Disease and Eating Disorders

Eating disorders affect 30 million individuals in the United States and are known to have the highest mortality rate out of all mental health disorders. Anorexia and bulimia nervosa are…
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Co-Occurring Disorders: Eating Disorders and Trauma

Eating disorders are known to affect 30 million individuals in the United States and carry the highest mortality rate out of all mental illnesses. Eating disorders stem from a need…
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Coping with the Loss of Yourself During Your Eating Disorder Recovery

Eating disorders are plagued by unregulated, blunted emotions that are hidden though maladaptive patterns such as binge eating, extreme dieting, self-induced vomiting, diuretic and laxative abuse and excessive exercise.  Individuals…
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Treatment for Binge Eating Disorder: A New Drug Discovered

Eating disorders are not just characterized by a thin body type, strict diets, self-induced purging or self-induced starvation. According to the American Psychological Association (APA) and The Diagnostic and Statistical…
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A New Study Reveals that Increasing Caloric Intake can Eliminate Menstrual Abnormalities in Female Athletes

Gymnastics, dance, figure skating, and running are well-known competitive sports but they also have another thing in common; a higher prevalence for eating disorders among female athletes. The competitive sports…
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Bipolar Disorder Type I Compared to Bipolar Disorder Type II

Bipolar disorder is generally misconstrued as a disorder of rapidly ricocheting moods that go from deep misery to extraordinary elevated self-belief however this common mood disorder is much more complex…
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