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Two years ago I took a look at depression and reflected upon my own struggles. Now we are going to do the same with anxiety. 40 million people suffer from anxiety disorders and only 36 percent of those seek treatment. Ingrained in humans for survival, the adrenaline burst coupled with

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Foma Jaremtschuk was surely a product of his really fucked up environment! He was born in 1907 in a remote village in Siberia and sent to a Russian labor camp in 1936. His life took another tragic turn when in 1947 he was diagnosed with schizophrenia and then moved to a hospital

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“He broke my heart. You merely broke my life.” ― Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita No high can last forever; the elated bliss of romantic love is no different. Relationships with those suffering from a mental health conditions can be even more fleeting. Both parties struggle with a shifting landscape of serotonin

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The strictest definition of sex addiction is a state characterized by compulsive participation or engagement in sexual activity, despite negative consequences. I been looking at this issue for 14 years, after a therapist suggested I check out the SA meetings. Sex Addicts Anonymous follows the blueprint laid down by Alcoholics

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The following is part one in a two-part essay on racism in the criminal justice system of America. This article will detail the policy decisions at a national level that have contributed to the institutionalization of racism in the American criminal justice system.     When I am not running

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Everyone at some point feels sad or a little down, but actual clinical depression is not just being bummed out. Profound natural emotions like grief can be intense and even paralyzing for a time, but even those lows are different from having a major depressive disorder. With clinical depression, you

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