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The Neural Link Between Alcoholism and Eating Disorders

Alcoholism And Eating Disorders

In the intricate landscape of mental health, alcoholism and eating disorders emerge as two prevalent conditions that often tread a shared path, veiled by complex neural mechanisms. This exploration delves into the intricate neural connections that intertwine these conditions, shedding light on the underlying risk factors, the critical role of the brain’s reward system, and […]

Unraveling the Connection between ADHD and Dopamine: Understanding the Inner Workings

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects both children and adults, leading to difficulties in sustaining attention, impulsiveness, and hyperactivity. Often misunderstood, ADHD can significantly impact an individual’s daily life and relationships. Among the various factors that contribute to ADHD, research has honed in on a specific neurotransmitter known as dopamine. […]

The Benefits of Dual Diagnosis Treatment

The Benefits Of Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder is a term used to describe the co-occurrence of a mental health disorder and a substance use disorder. Up to 50% of people with a substance use disorder also have a mental health disorder. Dual diagnosis treatment is a type of treatment that addresses both the addiction and the mental […]

The Powerful Connection Between LGBTQ+ Identity and Addiction: A Journey Towards Empathy and Support

The Connection Between Lgbtq+ Identity And Addiction: A Journey Towards Empathy And Support

In the vibrant tapestry of human diversity, the LGBTQ+ community represents a multitude of identities and experiences. As we celebrate Pride Month, it is crucial to recognize and understand the challenges faced by this community, particularly the link between LGBTQ+ individuals and addiction. This article aims to shed light on this complex issue, fostering empathy, raising […]

7 Strategies for Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month has a rich history, dating back to its first recognition in 1949. Today, its significance is more profound than ever before. Acknowledging and appreciating the crucial role that mental health plays in our overall well-being is of utmost importance. This month-long observance offers a unique opportunity to intensify our efforts in […]

What Is Substance Induced Mood Disorder?

Substance Induced Mood Disorder

Mood disorders are a type of mental health category. Mood disorders broadly describe conditions like bipolar and depression. One subtype is a substance induced mood disorder, which has a different underlying cause and can require unique treatment. Below, we talk more about substance induced mood disorder, its implications for the symptoms you might experience, and […]

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