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June 29, 2018
by Robert Miskimon

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Ibogaine: Cure or Curse for Addicts?

June 29, 2018 08:48 by Robert Miskimon  [About the Author]

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Is it a miracle drug that can cure a range of addictions from heroin to nicotine, or does it amount to nothing more than "Russian roulette?" This little-known drug, if it lives up to its reputation, could open the door to a new approach to curing addictions and dealing with the "opioid epidemic." It's controversial and experts agree that more research into ibogaine is imperative. [More]

June 22, 2018
by Tina Arnoldi

Mental Health Startups on the Rise

June 22, 2018 10:05 by Tina Arnoldi  [About the Author]

A spate of recent mental health startups has some looking into their effectiveness. Although research shows some issues from the overuse of technology and smartphone addiction, with a negative impact on attention spans, depression, and anxiety, some startups are looking for positive ways to use technology for good. [More]

June 19, 2018
by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW

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Danger Drink + Depression : A lethal combo

June 19, 2018 18:09 by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW  [About the Author]

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Within three days two prominent personalities, who appeared to have success, wealth, and love have killed themselves. The cultural environment in the United States in 2018 has encouraged the man/woman on the street to believe that if one has gained these three qualities that life will be simply and unquestionably superb. Those with that belief are buying into a myth. They are allowing themselves to be mislead. [More]

June 13, 2018
by Hilda Huj

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Overview of Contemporary Research: Sexuality in Autism

June 13, 2018 10:16 by Hilda Huj  [About the Author]

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Many aspects of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) still remain unexplored. One of these aspects is sexuality of individuals with ASD. Recent research has started to shed some light on the questions that arise when sexuality of individuals with ASD is observed. The following is an overview of the most recent research, focused on hypersexual and paraphilic behavior in women and men with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (Schöttle, Briken, Tüscher, and Turner, 2017). [More]