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Americans In Pain and Addicted: Untangling the Opioid Crisis

Part Six: Without Opioids, a Decent Life becomes Impossible
When Jeremy came to see me in my office last year, his demeanor said it all: Rumpled jacket, pained expression, and the quiet, tremulous voice of a man who never in his entire life believed he’d wind up in a therapist’s office. “My doctor abruptly stopped prescribing me Oxy,” he told me when I asked him what was wrong, “and the pain is making me crazy.” As I looked into his eyes, and saw the depth of his emotional and physical pain, my own heart began to ache as well.

Treatment-Resistant?: What to Do When Your Medication is Not Working

You feel depressed and tired, anxious, with thoughts racing through your head. Easily irritated, you struggle to get out of bed...

Not Getting Better? Insist Upon The Biopsychosocial Model (Part 3)

The Role of Genetic Testing Under The Biopsychosocial Model Despite the fact that Sandra was in crisis and desperately longed for...

Anger Out of Control? Two Steps You can Take to Manage Your Impulse to Lash Out

I was on a plane recently that was approaching our destination in Miami, where I had a connecting flight to Reagan...

Genes, Stress, Nutrition, and Antidepressants – How They Affect Anxiety, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder

The brain is the organ of the mind. Our ability to think, feel, and experience life is dependent upon neurobiological processes...

Antidepressant Medication and the Treatment of Depression

It seems like almost every other week that we are introduced to a new antidepressant medication through an ad on TV....