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Addiction is a chronic illness affecting millions of Americans. It is essential to determine whether a patient may have a genetic predisposition to substance abuse prior to writing them a prescription. Before prescribing opiates, physicians should refer patients to substance abuse screening in order to...
A new study has found success with an alternative non-drug form of treatment for individuals who suffer from insomnia, according to a report from CBS News. Individuals who participated in cognitive behavior therapy–a treatment designed to improve one’s thought patterns and situational...
According to Reuters, a study published in The Lancet suggests that group therapy may be just as effective as medication in keeping depression symptoms at bay. The study researched mindfulness-based cognitive therapy which combines group counseling and meditation exercises. For those with a history of severe...