Archive | 2017

Marijuana Use and Mental Health

After reviewing 10,000 studies on the effect of marijuana use, researchers, including Professor Robert Wallace, a professor of epidemiology at University of Iowa College of Public Health, concluded that the studies didn’t support many of the popular notions about the benefits of marijuana use. To the contrary, the research showed that there were some negative […]

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5 Tips to Preserve Your Emotional Health after Tragic News Events

Research shows that viewing of tragic news stories can lead to fear, anxious feelings, and even physical ailments. In one such study researchers monitored the stress levels of children, grade 6 to 12 who had observed the Oklahoma City bombing. Children who “ reported that “most” or “all’ of their television viewing was bomb related, […]

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Paranoid Personality Disorder or Paranoid Schizophrenia?

A spouse with Paranoid Personality Disorder may accuse you of flirting on the basis of seeing you talking to a member of the opposite sex in a church. However, a spouse with paranoid schizophrenia will be convinced that they heard or saw you do something sexually inappropriate during the conversation even though it never happened. […]

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How to Get the Most Out of Counselling

    Seven Tips on How to Get the Most Out of Counselling By: Michael Hart, M.A, C.C.C. Many of us, before experiencing counselling with a professional, base our expectations on what we have seen on television. In these depictions, the therapist usually does or says something profound and clients are miraculously delivered from their problems after […]

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Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Drug Use

Christian Counsellors Approach to Addiction: The Cognitive Behavioral Model Psychologist, Dr. Alan. Marlatt, director of the Addictive Behaviors Research Center, a branch of the University of Washington, and his colleagues studied relapse prevention treatment for several years and , their research has resulted in one of the most comprehensive theoretical and clinical models, the Cognitive […]

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