Could New Drug Help Alcoholics ‘Forget’ They’re Addicted?

Ttreatments for addiction usually take one of several forms. Either they’re an outright attempt to immunize people against addiction or otherwise block the effects of the drug, a safer version of the substance used to abate cravings, or a substance used specifically to reduce the impact of withdrawal. However, new research published in the journal…

Electronic Stimulation Therapy for Sleep Apnea Effective and Safe

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition that occurs when unusual relaxation of the throat muscles during sleep leads to a periodic disruption of normal breathing. Because of its ability to negatively affect a person’s psychological well-being, the American Psychiatric Association classifies the condition as a diagnosable mental health disorder. In a study presented in…

Unattractive People More Likely to Be Bullied at Work, Study Finds

Workplace bullying is the collective term for a range of behaviors designed to do such things as control, degrade, intimidate or humiliate a co-worker or subordinate. Exposure to these behaviors is known to increase a person’s risks for mental health problems such as depression, insomnia and a group of conditions called anxiety disorders. According to…