Trauma and Memory

November 8, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

In fact, it’s often difficult to convince the trauma patient to seek treatment, in part because of fear of having to re-experience the event.

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Addictive Delusions

December 21, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

A reasonably good rule of thumb for differentiating results of substance addiction from other illnesses: When the substance use stops for an extended period, the symptoms improve dramatically or go away entirely.

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Depression Update

December 7, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

Patients with severe substance disorders may experience depression as a result of the cumulative effects of their substance use.

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In the News: Video Gambling

December 12, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

Psychologists say that for many the goal is simply to enter and remain in what’s called ‘the zone’

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Counseling Clients With Complex Disorders

February 2, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

…progress is the measuring stick. You want your patient to know the joy of a structured, purposeful life.

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The Natural History of Recovery: CoDisorders

December 26, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

There’s plenty of evidence that treatment for depression works, and that people with co-occurring disorders can and do get a whole lot better.

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Mental Illness: The Dilemma of Diagnosis

April 15, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

In spite of the advances, science still struggles to understand the disease process that underlies most disorders.

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DSM5 – The Great Debaters

March 18, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

In a sense we’re just describing disorders that we only partly understand.

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More on Mental Illness: Genetics

March 13, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

As a general rule, the better the causes of a disease are understood, the more effective the treatments will be.

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Recover to Live: Kick Any Habit, Manage Any Addiction

January 8, 2013 by Cecile

One aspect of Lawford’s book that makes it unique and a must read is its careful and powerful weaving of the author’s personal recovery experience with the most up-to-date scientific evidence

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