September 2014 - Sovereign Health Group
antisocial personality disorder
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The terms psychopaths and sociopaths share many similarities, being used almost interchangeably by criminologists and forensic psychologists on television. Although both are subtypes of antisocial personality disorder marked by dissociation from emotions and a lack of ability to feel empathy, there are several key differences between the two disorders. Psychopaths and sociopaths make up one […]

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Why is it that some of the greatest works of literature have been produced by writers in the grip of alcoholism, and addiction that cost them personal happiness and caused harm to those who loved them? In The Trip to Echo Spring, Olivia Laing examines the link between creativity and alcohol through the work and […]

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Since the decoding of the human genome in 2001, substantial advances have been made in the field of genomic medicine. One such advance, known as pharmacogenetic (PGT) testing, employs a saliva test to help clinicians prescribe the optimal medication and dosage for any given mental health disorder. Everyone responds to medications differently, with some being […]

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Eating food has been shown to affect the reward system of the brain, normally tied with substance abuse, but is there really a fine line between being a “foodie” and a food addict? Unlike other addictive substances, people instinctively have a need to eat every day, blurring the lines considerably between addictive and compulsive behavior. […]

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It can be hard to imagine the devastation faced by the friends and family members of those who have committed suicide. Just as it can be hard to imagine the grief of those who have lost someone to suicide, it is often harder to imagine the thoughts, feelings, emotions and motivations of the one who […]

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Excessive drinking has historically been linked to an increased risk of anxiety and depression, but new research suggests that it is actually associated with higher levels of social status and happiness for college students. Binge drinking, defined as consuming more than four or five drinks in a session every 14 days for women and men, […]

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Name: Tori De Groote Dept: Alumni Services Title: Alumni Services Manger What is your background and work experience? I hold a Bachelors Degree in Business Marketing and have over 23 years of experience in the Sales and Marketing arena working for Fortune 100 companies.  My most recent position was with Mission Pacific Coast Recovery of […]