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Narrowing the Gulf Conference – ADHD and Addiction: Issues and Solutions

By | 2017-03-13T16:01:10+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Tags: , |

ADHD and Addiction: Issues and Solutions 18th Annual Narrowing the Gulf Conference for Underrepresented Students in Postsecondary Education The conference will be held April 6-7, 2017 at SPC's EpiCenter. The conference is co-sponsored by SPC's Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Retention Services Department and the Florida Association of Higher Education and Disability (FL-AHEAD). Link [...]

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Why Gaslighters Accuse You of Gaslighting

By | 2017-02-14T10:18:55+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Categories: Conflict, Current Events, Gaslighting, Narcissism, Personality, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , , |

Gaslighters, people who try to control others through manipulation, will often accuse you of behaviors that they are engaged in themselves. This is a classic manipulation tactic. Read more to learn why this tactic works so well. In the article Gaslighting: Know It and Identify It to Protect Yourself, I described gaslighting as a series of manipulation tactics used to discredit you, keep you off-balance, [...]

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Why We Owe Carrie Fisher a Debt of Gratitude

By | 2017-02-06T11:09:05+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Categories: Addiction, Bipolar Disorder|Tags: , , |

There have been many well-known people who have passed away in 2016, but one death that hit me harder than others was the death of Carrie Fisher, who passed away today, December 27th. It wasn't just Ms. Fisher's turn as Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise, her brilliantly written Postcards from the Edge, her hilarious portrayal [...]

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Thin Mint Addiction: Symptoms & Treatment

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:42+00:00 January 18th, 2012|Categories: Addiction, Food|Tags: , , , |

It's Girl Scout cookie time. The time when your three-week-old New Year's resolutions of watching what you eat and exercising every day go out the window. Because you know your weakness - the Thin Mint. That little circle of deliciousness has been the ruin of many a person - here's how to fight back. Signs of [...]

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Do Musicians Have a “27 Curse”?

By | 2016-10-05T06:45:48+00:00 July 23rd, 2011|Categories: Addiction, Movies/Music|Tags: , , , |

Amy Winehouse, along with Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin, and others, has died at the age of 27. Is there a tragic connection between being a musician and the age of 27? Does the so-called "27 Curse" really exist? Read my Psychology Today post here: Why have famous musicians died at 27?

Vaccine blocks cocaine high in mice: Approach could also stop addiction to other drugs

By | 2016-10-05T06:45:50+00:00 January 5th, 2011|Categories: Brain, Research|Tags: , , , , |

ScienceDaily (2011-01-04) -- Researchers have produced a lasting anti-cocaine immunity in mice by giving them a safe vaccine that combines bits of the common cold virus with a particle that mimics cocaine. In their study, published Jan. 4 in the online edition of Molecular Therapy and funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the researchers [...]

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