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You Can Handle Difficult Conversations Skillfully

July 13, 2017

Avoiding or delaying a difficult conversation can harm your relationship as well as create other negative outcomes. Instead, take a breath, reframe your thoughts, and focus on the positive: Begin from a place of curiosity and respect Stop worrying about More…

June 8, 2017

Recent research studies in psychology, neuroscience, and genetics have demonstrated that gambling addiction and drug addiction are far more similar than once believed. In fact experts now redefine addiction as “repeated pursuing a rewarding experience despite serious repercussions.” This has More…

May 24, 2017

Tardive Dyskinesia (TD) is a neurological disorder caused by long term use of anti-psychotic medications. It occurs in 10-20 percent of individuals treated with anti-psychotic medications; the elderly are more susceptible to persistent and irreversible TD than younger people. Assessing More…

May 2, 2017

People with dementia often have a view of reality that is different from the “real” world the rest of us see. Validation of our loved one’s reality is difficult, but often the most kind, respectful response to their altered world. More…

March 21, 2017

Some newer, non-conventional antipsychotic drug therapies may lead to fewer movement disorders as side effects, no antipsychotic eradicates the risk. A study in the Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry found: Drug-induced movement disorders are more common More…


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