Mind Body Therapies for Pain Management

During these last couple of years, we have seen an unprecedented increase in the awareness of the ill effects of overuse and abuse of opioids with an ever-increasing emphasis on doctors to prescribe these powerful drugs much more carefully and judiciously. But, there also has been a fear that this push will lead to undertreatment…

Benefits of Early Treatment of ADHD

A deeper look into prior research on youngsters with ADHD shows that timely treatment can significantly decrease the negative outcomes such as academic and behavioral problems, depression and substance abuse. The analysis was conducted by researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital. According to Dr. Joseph Biederman, the head of Pediatric Psychopharmacology and Adult ADHD Program…

Workaholism& Psychiatric Disorders

Workaholics have a compulsion to work. They work excessively even it interferes with their sleep, health and relationship with family and friends. On the surface, they may seem to like and enjoy their work, but deep down they simply feel compelled to overwork. A large research study in Norway indicates that workaholics are more likely…

7 Types of Depression

Depression is one of the most common ailments affecting human beings and is the leading cause of disability in the United States among people between the ages of 15 and 24.  Majority (80%) of individuals who get treatment for depression show an improvement within 4-6 weeks.  However, it is unfortunate that two thirds of the…