Women in psychiatric care have a pronounced record of marks on their bodies that were inflicted during sexual relations. Researchers studied 30 women with alcoholic partners and noted body marks, duration of marks and if the marks were inflicted during love-making. These were then compared to women from the clinic with non-drinking sexual partners. Their …∞
We admitted we were powerless over mental disorders and substance abuse
Narcissism in a Bottle: The Self Centerdness of Addiction | RecoveryView.com. Over the years I have listened to a sort of running monologue from clients who grew up with an addicted parent. It goes something like this: “I felt like it was all about them, like what was going on inside of me was sort …∞
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Millions of Americans suffer from the psychological and physical disease of alcoholism. The resulting emotionally destructive impact on the children of alcoholic parents and the family unit is enormous. Alcoholic parents usually act out their addiction in one of two negative ways: violent and abusive behavior or emotional unavailability and neglect. People who grow up …∞
Bipolar and Pregnant The first book to tackle one of the leading concerns of women with manic depression and related disorders You have bipolar disorder and want to start a family. There is so much to know and manage when thinking about becoming pregnant and having an optimal pregnancy and postpartum period. What are the …∞
For family members of people with borderline personality disorder (BPD), home life is routinely unpredictable and frequently unbearable.
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This book is designed to help people with dual substance abuse and mental health problems.
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The largest single sector of the mental health system in the USA is the self-help movement. 40% of visits are to self-help, 35% for formal mental health, 8% for general medicine, 17% for human service sector. In the 1997 report there was estimated to be 10,000,000 current members of self-help groups in the United States. …∞
Get Me Out of Here: My Recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder A recovery book about Substance Abuse and Borderline Personality Disorder. “What the hell was that?” raged Rachel Reiland when she read the diagnosis written in her medical chart. As the 29-year old accountant, wife, and mother of young children would soon discover, it was …∞
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This has been my experience with Benzodiazapines. I was prescribed the benzodiazepine drug Ativan by a psychiatrist for some depression I was having due to a physical attack I had at work. I was not seeking drugs, I just wanted someone to talk to. He suggested I should really try Ativan, they wouldn’t do anything …∞
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