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Archives for February, 2012 - Page 2


Patient Voices: What It’s Really Like

Every so often, I like to share with my readers resources that I have found elsewhere on the Internet. Today I'd like to introduce you to "Patient Voices," a New York Times online resource that highlights multiple patient stories for myriad illnesses, including ADHD, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, OCD, PTSD, and schizophrenia. If your partner has one of these illnesses, or perhaps another type of physical illness, these interactive clips may...
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Partner Refusing Treatment? Here’s Why

Jim's drinking was clearly out of had been up for over 24 hours, and the beer bottles lying around numbered over thirty. Yet he refuses to see a counselor, saying that he "doesn't have a problem and doesn't need help!"

Jane's mother, Sally, age 76, can barely make her way through her own house because of the clutter and items she has accumulated. Jane is concerned for her mother's safety, but Sally...
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Anxiety and Panic

Men and Women Handle Stress Differently: Stress in America Findings

I find it amusing when research studies "confirm" things that are no-brainers, and this latest Stress in America report from the American Psychological Association does just that with its proclamation that men and women handle stress differently. No kidding, right?

So, why do a blog post on this report finding? Because this knowledge can help explain why your partner makes the choices they do, and how these choices impact their...
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