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Setting New Goals for the New Year

As the old year ends and a new year lies before you with blank pages and endless possibilities, your thoughts will most likely turn to personal goals for the new year. This is traditionally what people in Texas and others across the world do as well. Unfortunately, many of those people will quickly put what…

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Understanding Alcohol Abuse

The images that we often see and stereotypes that we hold about alcoholics have always been misleading. It surprises many people when they discover that people abusing alcohol can present a well put together picture to the outside world. Often, people who abuse alcohol function at a high level by raising families, holding down jobs,…

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Addiction & Cognitive Behavior Treatment In Dallas, TX

There are many different options available for addiction treatment in Dallas and throughout Texas. Most individuals tend to start with detox. From there, addiction treatment can include several options. Clients can get help in trauma therapy, codependency treatment, or individualized treatment. With the right care, including cognitive-behavioral therapy programs, a completely successful recovery from addiction…

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Improve Your Mental Health This Winter

Winter sees more people seeking help for depression than any other time of the year. Even those who don’t normally suffer from a depressive disorder can find themselves flailing as the days become shorter and the nights colder. A diagnosis of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is given to the worst of these feelings. This disorder…

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What Is Compulsive Masturbation Disorder?

Compulsive masturbation disorder, also referred to as masturbation addiction, is a sexual addiction where someone is driven to excessively masturbate. Since the behavior is categorized as a compulsion, the disorder is sometimes called OCD masturbation, which fits under the larger umbrella of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Masturbation itself is not considered a deviant or medically dangerous act.…

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Do I Have OCD?

It is all too common nowadays to hear a trite joke, every now and again, about the perfectionist in your friend group having OCD. But OCD has almost nothing to do with someone being Type-A or a perfectionist. The disorder also bears little relevance for people who are simply particular about the layout of a…