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Should You See a Counselor, Psychologist, or Psychiatrist?

“Therapy” in and of itself is an umbrella term. Going to therapy could indicate you’re seeing a counselor, psychologist, psychiatrist, a social worker, a behavioral health specialist, or a number of other professionals.

While all of these professionals are eager to guide you towards better mental health, the type of service provided by each one will vary. Understanding the differences between a counselor, psychologist, and a psychiatrist will help you decide which care is right for you.

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Patching Up the Blues with Nicotine

Whether it’s a bandaid over a bullet wound or a patch over an underlying mental health condition, researchers have been studying the effectiveness of treating depression and attention-deficit disorder with nicotine patches.

Which leaves one to wonder which is the lesser of two evils – a dependence on nicotine, a highly addictive substance, or grappling with depression and ADHD?

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Review: Neurologic by Dr. Eliezer J. Sternberg

Have you ever wondered what someone might dream of if they were blind? Would they see anything? How about zombies? Could they drive to work? Can we remember things that never actually happened?

All of these questions, and much, much more are thoroughly answered and explored in Dr. Eliezer J. Sternberg’s, “Neurologic: The Brain’s Hidden Rationale Behind Our Irrational Behavior.”

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