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What Disorders Can Co-Occur?

Added By South Tampa Psychiatry South Tampa Psychiatry Published: March 5, 2021 Updated: March 15, 2021 Co-occurring disorders are potentially confusing for some clients or their family members when they do not fully understand the nature of co-occurring disorders. Determining whether you or your loved one has conditions that can co-occur first requires an assessment.…

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3 Most Beneficial Medicines in Treatment

Added By South Tampa Psychiatry South Tampa Psychiatry Published: February 26, 2021 Updated: February 11, 2021 When dealing with a substance abuse problem, you have to take whatever course of action necessary to get treatment. Addiction is harmful, both physically and psychologically. It can also lead to broken families and ruined communities. However, several treatment…

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The Importance of Checking on Depressed Friends

Added By South Tampa Psychiatry South Tampa Psychiatry Published: February 19, 2021 Updated: February 11, 2021 Depression is a distressing condition that afflicts millions of people in the United States. While some people may deal with a more severe depressive disorder, all depression has the potential to be crippling. If you have any depressed friends,…

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How the Winter Affects Mental Health

Added By South Tampa Psychiatry South Tampa Psychiatry Published: February 5, 2021 Updated: February 11, 2021 During the winter, many people face mental health challenges, such as depression. One of the main factors in winter depression is a condition called seasonal affective disorder (SAD). This condition afflicts millions of people across the United States during…

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How Anxiety Can Lead to Substance Abuse

Added By South Tampa Psychiatry South Tampa Psychiatry Published: January 8, 2021 Updated: March 12, 2021 Anxiety is a natural reaction within the brain to external stress. In the best circumstances, it forces your brain to react in the right manner when there is some risk surrounding you. Yet, for many people, anxiety does not…

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Does Meditation Therapy for Anxiety Disorders Work?

Added By South Tampa Psychiatry South Tampa Psychiatry Published: February 22, 2020 Updated: January 31, 2020 One of the most common causes of addiction is when you’re struggling with a mental illness like anxiety. Some people have a diagnosed anxiety disorder, but they may have developed an addiction to their prescription medications. Others have anxiety,…