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What Is Burnout and How Can You Recover From It?

Burnout is a state of emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion. Essentially, it is what happens when a person feels like they have run out of steam but does not have the luxury of taking a break. Many people will experience burnout at some point in their lifetime...

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Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Sexual abuse is a violent crime that happens to both males and females.  Current estimates are that over 25% of females and 10% of males experience some form of sexual abuse in their lifetime.  Unfortunately, because many people are either unable to or are reluctant...

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Understanding the Nature of Trauma and PTSD

Unfortunately, traumatic experiences are relatively common events.  Current estimates are that as many as 70% of adults in the U.S. have experienced at least one traumatic event in their lifetimes.  Given the number of veterans who have experienced combat, the...

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Understanding The Nature of Suicide Risks and How to Help

Suicide is the 10th most common cause of death in the United States and is one of the top three causes of death in people between the ages of 15 and 24.  According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 39,000 people in the US commit suicide each year and...

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Understanding the Nature of Alcoholism and Addiction

When a person is addicted to alcohol or drugs, they begin to have a lot of problems that are caused by the addiction.  For example, when an addict is actively using they may become depressed, anxious, suicidal, explosive, and unpredictable.  They may appear to be...

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Understanding Bullying

Bullying, unfortunately, is all too common.  Bullying can occur to people of any age and can happen at school, work, at home, or in the public arena.  The latest estimates are that around 20% of kids between the ages of 12 and 18 have experienced bullying and that 19%...

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Play Therapy Can Help Reduce Dementia Symptoms

Family members of those diagnosed with dementia will often experience their world turned upside down. They end up having to not only take care of their loved one but also learn how to deal with the diagnosis. End-stage dementia leads to a total loss of memories and...

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Studies Show ICU Survivors Develop Symptoms of Depression

A meta-analysis of more than 4,000 patients in ICU units suggests that 1/3 of people suffer from depression. Some findings suggest that mental distress in pre-ICU may increase the chances that someone has more post-ICU psychological symptoms. Depression Occurance...

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