therapist taking notes to tell patient that recovery from opioid use needs multiple treatment options

Recovery from Opioid Use Requires Multiple Treatment Options

Opioid addiction research mostly focuses on the prevention, development, and consequences of this disorder, without concentrating on individuals who have recovered from their addiction and how they attained their recovery. A research study focusing on those who achieved long-term recovery found that those who succeeded utilized multiple resources to maintain sobriety. The researchers used data…

father-to-be and wife avoiding alcohol consumption

Fathers-To-Be Should Avoid Alcohol Consumption Before Conception

Alcohol consumption by parents trying to conceive a child increases the risk of the offspring developing congenital heart disease. Research finds that aspiring mothers, as well as fathers, should both avoid consuming alcohol before conception to protect the baby from congenital heart defects. Congenital heart disease (CHD) is a problem with the heart’s function and…

narcissistic woman has less stress and depression

Narcissism May Reduce Stress Levels and Depression

A study from the Queen’s University of Belfast published by The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) reported that people with narcissistic traits are more likely to be mentally resilient, feel less stressed out, and be less vulnerable to depression. Although society views narcissism mostly in a negative light, and as an undesirable personality trait,…

military spouses holding hands despite being more prone to binge drinking and depression

Military Spouses More Prone to Binge Drinking and Depression

A new study published on The National Center for Biotechnology Information’s website indicates that binge drinking and depression are more common among female military spouses or partners. This trend is because military families experience unique stressors that impact well-being among partners of military personnel. These unique challenges include frequent moving, sometimes to different states or…