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November 22, 2015
by Dr. Dawn Crosson,Psy.D

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Charlie Sheen Admits to Having HIV: Self-medicating, Substance Abuse and Mental Health

November 22, 2015 05:41 by Dr. Dawn Crosson,Psy.D  [About the Author]

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On November 17, 2015, in an interview with Matt Lauer on the Today Show, viewers were shocked to hear actor Charlie Sheen disclose that he is HIV positive. After numerous reports of Mr. Sheen having over 700 women, many of his ex-lovers were livid about the confession leading some to panic. [More]

September 23, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA

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A Brief Look at Bipolar Disorder

September 23, 2014 04:55 by Marti Wormuth, MA  [About the Author]

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There are a lot of disorders out there that people deal with every single day. Because of that, it's important to understand how they are diagnosed, how they work, and what they are. More and more information comes out about these disorders all the time, and because of this, it's important to stay abreast of the issues and get informed about them. October 10th is National Bipolar Awareness Day, and because of that, we're going to take a closer look at what bipolar disorder is, how it affects someone, and how people cope with the disorder during their everyday lives. [More]

September 3, 2014
by Cathy England, MA

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Treatment Compliance in Bipolar Disorder

September 3, 2014 04:55 by Cathy England, MA  [About the Author]

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Bipolar Disorder was commonly referred to as Manic Depressive Disorder, and is a mental illness that is characterized by extreme changes in mood from very high or manic, and very low or depressed. It is considered to be one of the more disabling disorders especially when it goes untreated. During manic phases, people can be self-destructive and impulsive which can be difficult for others to deal with. Also during a manic phase, many people living with this illness are likely to “feel great” and might become non-compliant with the treatment that keeps them more stable. [More]