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How to Get Free Help to Quit Smoking

According to the National Cancer Institute, cigarette smoking causes an estimated 443,000 deaths each year. A person may want to quit but have a tough time of it. Smoking is an addiction, and addictions are extremely difficult to break, but people keep trying. According to the Centers for Disease Co

Cures for Major Depression

Major depression can be caused by a single traumatic event, a series of significant disappointments, mental illness, physical illness and genetic factors. Symptoms of major depression include a period of two weeks or more during which a person experiences five or more of the following symptoms: fee

Alcohol & Migraines

Although the root cause of migraines headaches is unknown, alcohol can act as a trigger that sets off these painful headaches. If you suffer from migraines and have questions about triggers and your level of alcohol consumption, talk to your doctor.

Medications for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Treatment-resistant depression (TRD) gets its name because the usual medications do not work for these depressives. Taking any of the usual antidepressants such as tricyclics or selective serotonin inhibitors (SSRIs) can make them feel even worse. Other medications are available, but TRD treatment d

Anger Management for ADHD

Many children with ADHD can be difficult to handle because of their defiance, tantrums, and emotional outbursts. These kids tend to get into trouble at school, or have a hard time making friends and maintaining relationships. Sometimes, these angry outbursts are triggered by factors that can be cont

brain memory improvement

Brain boosters impact on your memory Caffeine can work as a memory improver for some people Caffeine has had a poor reputation for some time. The best advice is to stick to herbal teas and ...

Etiology of Oppositional Defiant Disorder

The word etiology means "to study the cause of a disease." Many researchers are studying the biochemical and genetic causes of psychological disorders. Even though the exact cause of oppositional defiant disorder is unknown, professionals believe that a combination of developmental, social, psycholo

A Growing Concern in US Children

Dr. Robert Findling discusses the alarming rise in the prevalence of developmental disabilities in US children and the resulting strain on health and education resources.

Signs And Symptoms Of Panic Attacks

Panic attacks are very real to those who experience them.To better understand the signs and symptoms of panic attacks, we can look to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM-IV, which is a book used by mental health professionals.Symptoms are different for each person.Don&a

Psychology & Research Methods for Pathological Liars

Pathological liars are generally believed to be individuals who consistently tell an atypical amount of untruths that have little or no relationship to potential consequences arising from being truthful. There is no standard set of criteria from distinguishing a person who lies from a pathological l