What is Trauma?

August 25, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

The practitioner’s job is to tease apart the clinical picture to identify likely contributors to focus on in treatment.

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Counseling Clients With Complex Disorders

February 2, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

…progress is the measuring stick. You want your patient to know the joy of a structured, purposeful life.

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A Better Diagnostic Understanding of Addiction

June 16, 2014 by Paul Henry

While it may have similarities to other disorders, the emotional dysregulation that characterizes addiction is not the same.

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The Natural History of Recovery: CoDisorders

December 26, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

There’s plenty of evidence that treatment for depression works, and that people with co-occurring disorders can and do get a whole lot better.

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Mental Illness: The Dilemma of Diagnosis

April 15, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

In spite of the advances, science still struggles to understand the disease process that underlies most disorders.

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DSM5 – The Great Debaters

March 18, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

In a sense we’re just describing disorders that we only partly understand.

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More on Mental Illness: Genetics

March 13, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

As a general rule, the better the causes of a disease are understood, the more effective the treatments will be.

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Recover to Live: Kick Any Habit, Manage Any Addiction

January 25, 2013 by Alexandre Laudet, Ph.D

One aspect of Lawford’s book that makes it unique and a must read is its careful and powerful weaving of the author’s personal recovery experience with the most up-to-date scientific evidence

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Co-Occurring Disorders Workbook

January 18, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

The workbook is based on recognized disease-model treatment principles and can integrate readily in Matrix and other established EBP treatment protocols.

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Retrain Your Brain: Scripting

January 16, 2013 by Cecile

Language– the words we choose for our self-talk– has a powerful influence on our brain function. Words can help us re-shape the cycle of feelings, impulses, and behaviors.

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