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How Trauma Affects the Brain

How Trauma Affects the Brain

Roughly four percent of men and 10 percent of women will experience the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder during their lifetime. PTSD is often the result of sexual trauma at a young age but can develop from many other experiences of trauma as well. PTSD is a...

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Emotional Health Vs Mental Health

Emotional Health Vs Mental Health

Mental health and emotional health are two terms that are often interchanged, but they do not necessarily mean the same thing. Many people eventually realize that emotional health and mental health are important to overall health. In order to consider your mental or...

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Symptoms of Childhood Trauma in Adults

Symptoms of Childhood Trauma in Adults

Memories from childhood can affect people strongly as adults. Many people have fond childhood memories that they never forget. Unfortunately, the ability to be shaped early in childhood can also result in bad memories and experiences sticking with people and causing...

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How to Deal with a Toxic Family Member

How to Deal with a Toxic Family Member

In general, toxic relationships are detrimental and hard to deal with. However, it gets even more complicated when those relationships are with toxic family members. After all, you potentially have an easier time dealing with toxic co-workers or toxic friends as you...

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What to Say to Someone Who Relapsed

What to Say to Someone Who Relapsed

For every one of the 20 million Americans who are dealing with addiction, there are many more friends and relatives next to them who also have to deal with the fallout in their lives. Addiction never only affects the person directly struggling with it. When the...

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Emotional Sobriety in Recovery

Emotional Sobriety in Recovery

Addiction recovery requires much more than staying sober from drugs or alcohol. Substance use disorder is a complex mental health condition that affects your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. To fully recover, you must work through the underlying emotional issues...

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