Posted on May 25, 2016 in Mental Health

Why Are Hispanic Teens More Prone to Suicidal Thoughts?

Suicidal thoughts or attempts are not unusual for teenagers. It is a tumultuous time during which a young person is trying to figure out who she is and what her future will look like.

Sad Teen Suffering From Depression

She is going through physical changes. She may be standing up to a tidal wave of peer pressure and struggling to make good choices. For young Hispanics, these struggles lead to more suicidal thoughts than their peers. It is a problem that is going unrecognized and needs to be brought to light.

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Posted on May 16, 2016 in Addiction

Love Addiction and Substance Abuse: Fellow Travelers

Feeling hostage to your endless quest for love? Abusing drugs and alcohol? You’re not alone. Love addiction and substance abuse are frequently fellow travelers. Emotional despair can fuel alcohol and drug use. In turn, many love addicts use substances to overcome inhibitions in romantic pursuits.

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Posted on April 18, 2016 in Society

Earning Less Than Your Spouse Makes You More Likely to Cheat

A new study finds that earning less money than your spouse will make you more likely to have an affair.

Unequal earnings can cause a number of problems in a relationship, especially if there are other underlying issues. It doesn’t always feel good to be part of an unequal partnership, which may explain why the person on the losing end is the one to cheat. However, if two people have mutual respect, income doesn’t have to matter.

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Posted on March 29, 2016 in alcohol and drug addiction

Lesbian, Bisexual Women More Likely to Drink to Excess—But Not to Become Alcoholic

A new British study confirms that problem drinking is more common among lesbian and bisexual women than among their heterosexual counterparts. But confounding all expectations, the same research project also discovered that women’s rates of alcoholism are relatively unaffected by sexual preference. In other words, even though lesbian and bisexual women drink more, they don’t succumb to alcoholism more frequently as a result.

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Posted on February 29, 2016 in Addiction

5 Signs You’ve Fallen for a Seduction Addict

“Let’s face it. I f**ked them all. That’s what I do. That’s why I went to beauty school…I go into that shop and they’re so great-looking. I do their hair. They feel and smell great. I’d be on the street…at a stoplight, or go into an elevator. There’s…a beautiful girl. That’s it. It makes my day. Ifeel like I’m gonna live forever.” — Warren Beatty in “Shampoo”

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