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arrow Drug Addiction

6-07-2006
What is Drug Addiction?

According to the latest evidence from human and animal studies (yes, even animals can become addicted to drugs), addiction is a chronic disease, just like diabetes or hypertension.

As in other chronic diseases, it too occurs in vulnerable
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arrow Social Anxiety Disorder

6-07-2006
What is Social Anxiety Disorder?

Social Anxiety Disorder is the third largest mental health care problem in the world. Research has shown that at any given time, 7 out of every 100 people suffer from this disorder, and 13 out of a 100 people will experience it sometime during
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arrow Anxiety Disorders

6-07-2006
What is Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders are a group of neurotic disorders where the main focus of the problem is excessive or uncontrolled worry.

Anxiety disorder is very common. A rough estimate is that all the anxiety disorders together may affect up to
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arrow Alzheimer's Disease

6-07-2006
What is Alzheimer's disease?

Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia and accounts for 50% - 60% of all cases. Alzheimer's disease was first described by a German Physician Alois Alzheimer in 1906. This disease causes a heavy burden both emotionally and
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arrow Dementia

6-07-2006
What is Dementia?

Dementia is the loss of mental functions -- such as thinking, memory, and reasoning -- that is severe enough to interfere with a person's daily functioning. Dementia is not a disease itself, but rather a group of symptoms that are caused by various diseases or
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arrow Bipolar Disorder

6-07-2006
What is bipolar disorder?

Bipolar disorder, also known as “manic-depressive illness”, is a brain disease that causes people to have unusual shifts in their mood, energy and ability to function. These mood shifts are very different from the normal ups and downs that everyone
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