Addiction Is a Chronic Brain Disease, Not a Character Flaw
Thomas G. Kimball, PhD | The Doctor Weighs In
What addiction treatment requires is a new approach. Where the acute care model has failed, the chronic care model offers more promise.
Has Your Therapist Been Replaced by a Robot?
Michael Karson, PhD, JD | Psychology Today
In therapy and in everyday life, everyone has a narrative used to support identity. Specific examples can reset the narrative and create greater insight.
People with Mental Health Disorders at Risk of Stroke
Ana Sandoiu | Medical News Today
According to a Columbia University study, individuals with a mental illness are almost 3.5 times more likely to experience a stroke.
Yes, You Can Get ROI from a Good Behavioral Health EHR
D'Arcy Gue | HITInsight Blog
Even without Meaningful Use, many behavioral health hospitals are implementing EHRs. The key is to choose wisely and keep healthcare IT costs down.
Long Term Stress Increases Risk of Obesity
Rick Nauert, PhD | PsychCentral
Researchers find a link between high levels of cortisol in hair follicles and the tendency to be and remain overweight.