What Is Trichotillomania and Dermatillomania?

Many people pick at imperfections on their skin or become preoccupied with removing some unwanted hair from time to time. People with trichotillomania and dermatillomania, a hair-pulling disorder and skin-pulling disorder, experience these behaviors to such extremes that it disrupts their lives, causes them distress and shame, and sometimes alters their appearance. Symptoms of Trichotillomania…

How Do Serotonin Antagonist and Reuptake Inhibitors Work?

Serotonin antagonist and reuptake inhibitors may sound like a difficult mouthful of medical words but are more commonly known as antidepressants. Common brands of serotonin antagonist and reuptake inhibitors include trazodone. SARIs are used mainly to treat major depressive disorder in adults. They are sometimes offered for the treatment of insomnia for patients who dislike…

Promises Treatment Centers® and The Promises Foundation Honor Recovery Month With 12th Annual Polo in the Palisades Event

For the 12th year, The Promises Foundation presents its annual Polo in the Palisades charity polo match. The event benefits Miriam’s House, a transitional recovery home for low-income women and their children. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2017 — The Promises Foundation is privileged to honor the work of Michelle Heymann, Options for Recovery…