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Addictions and Eating Disorders
Addiction

Addictions and Eating Disorders

It is estimated that about 30-50% of bulimics also abuse alcohol or drugs. The number is much lower among anorexics. …Read the Rest

Why Alcohol and Depression Don’t Mix
Addiction

Why Alcohol and Depression Don’t Mix

Alcohol abuse and depression can be a deadly mix. Often, a person with depression will also have alcoholism, and vice …Read the Rest

Telephone Counseling Helps Problem Drinkers
Addiction

Telephone Counseling Helps Problem Drinkers

New research suggests that phone counseling with a professional may help those who have problems with alcohol and help them …Read the Rest

Schizophrenia 101: Schizophrenia and Substance Abuse
Addiction

Schizophrenia 101: Schizophrenia and Substance Abuse

Substance abuse is a common concern of the family and friends of people with schizophrenia. Since some people who abuse …Read the Rest

Schizophrenia 101: Schizophrenia and Psychosis
Alcoholism

Schizophrenia 101: Schizophrenia and Psychosis

By Michael Bengston, M.D. Throughout recorded history, the disease we now know as schizophrenia has been a source of bewilderment. …Read the Rest

Schizophrenia 101: Schizophrenia and Substance Abuse
Addiction

Schizophrenia 101: Schizophrenia and Substance Abuse

Substance abuse is a common concern of the family and friends of people with schizophrenia. Since some people who abuse …Read the Rest

Telephone Counseling Helps Problem Drinkers
Addiction

Telephone Counseling Helps Problem Drinkers

New research suggests that phone counseling with a professional may help those who have problems with alcohol and help them …Read the Rest

Why Alcohol and Depression Don't Mix
Addiction

Why Alcohol and Depression Don't Mix

Alcohol abuse and depression can be a deadly mix. Often, a person with depression will also have alcoholism, and vice …Read the Rest