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By On June 6th, 2017

Veterans who suffered sexual trauma are also at risk for eating disorders

Sexual trauma of any kind can be devastating and lead to a whole host of additional psychiatric issues, including PTSD, depression, substance abuse, and even homelessness. This is also true in the military, where approximately 25% of all female and 1% of male veterans are subjected to “sexual activity where a service member is involved…

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By On December 4th, 2015

Scott Weiland Dead at 48

So many of Scott Weiland’s lyrics are embedded in my psyche.  It probably has something to do with the age that I was when I first heard phrases like: “Leavin on a Southern train only yesterday you lied promises of what I seemed to be only watched the time go by” and “Driving faster in…

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By On October 17th, 2015

Weight isn’t the only burden: Post-bariatric patients have higher suicide rates

“Even if you remove the burden of weight, you don’t remove the burden of disease.”     -Dr. John M. Morton, president of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery A recent Canadian study found in a group of individuals who underwent weight loss surgery that they were twice as likely to attempt suicide or…

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