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Sexual Anorexia by Dr. Mark Schwartz

»Posted by on May 4, 2016 in Articles, Eating Disorders | 0 comments

Sexual Anorexia by Dr. Mark Schwartz

Anorexia is a complicated illness. Each client tends to be more different than similar, and the development trajectory for each client is complex. Most anorexics will move into bulimia, while many bulimics who get under control will attempt to restrict; therefore, one common feature of the illness is that over-control eventually leads to out of control, and getting under control results in over-control. The Potential for Combination of Disorders The vast majority of anorexics and bulimics likewise, manifest sexual over control and out of control difficulties. In their disease, they are unaware of cues for appetite or satiations. In a similar manner, the cues for sexual appetite are confused. Once they are eating and re-fed, often they will experience sexual...

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Eating Disorders Recovery with Dr. Mark Schwartz

»Posted by on May 2, 2016 in Eating Disorders, Webinars | 1 comment

Eating Disorders Recovery with Dr. Mark Schwartz

A LIVECAST WEBINAR REPLAY Mapping the Components of Eating Disorder Recovery | LIVECAST WEBINAR REPLAY from THURSDAY, May 14 2015 What Today’s Therapists Need to Know Years spent studying those suffering from eating disorders left Dr. Mark Schwartz with tremendous insight into the nature of this extraordinary affliction, including an understanding of the temperaments and disorders most often associated with those suffering from eating and intimacy disorders. Dr. Schwartz shares his many years of experience and findings as to how we need a far more unique, loving, and care-taking/nurturing approach, as professionals and as therapists, to heal the root causes of these often life-threatening adaptations to stress, fear of conflict, overwhelm, harm-avoidance,...

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Eating Disorder and Sexual Compulsivity

»Posted by on Apr 29, 2016 in Academic Papers | 0 comments

Eating Disorder and Sexual Compulsivity

Eating Disorder and Sexual Compulsivity: Commonalities in Syndromes by Mark F. Schwartz D.S 2015 © All Rights Reserved. Dr. Mark Schwartz Harmony Place Monterey 398 Foam St. Suite 200 Monterey, CA 93940 I. Introduction The purpose of this paper is to discuss similar pathognomonic features of eating disorders and sexually compulsive/sexually anorexic behaviors, and reasons for this frequent comorbidity. Recognizing the similarities between these two disorders can facilitate the understanding, development, and treatment of both. The common features the disorders share include polarizations in the following areas: Each is characterized by over-controlling, contributing to out-of-control behavior of a natural function. Each serves as a manifestation of impulsivity...

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Opiate Addiction Treatment Center – Choose the Best

»Posted by on Mar 20, 2016 in Addiction, Articles, Opiate Addiction, Opiate Addiction Treatment, Opiate Treatment | 0 comments

Opiate Addiction Treatment Center – Choose the Best

Prescription drug addiction, especially painkiller addiction is a tragic and growing problem. If you or your loved one is struggling with an addiction to opiates, you want to make sure you choose the best treatment center for your or your loved one’s specific needs and goals. Let us help you choose what’s best. Inpatient vs. Outpatient The choice between an inpatient or outpatient opiate treatment center will depend on several factors including, but not limited to: the severity of your addiction as well as the support system you have around you. While outpatient treatment offers you the convenience of scheduling your treatment around work or school, many patients who are addicted to opiates (and how easy it can be to access them) find that they are...

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Substance Abuse and Drug Addiction Alternative Therapies

»Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 in Addiction, Amphetamine Addiction Treatment, Articles, Drug Addiction, Opiate Addiction, Opiate Addiction Treatment, Opiate Treatment, Substance Abuse, Substance Abuse and Drug Addiction | 0 comments

Substance Abuse and Drug Addiction Alternative Therapies

It’s common to depend on just one type of therapy when you’re dealing with physical and mental illness. When it comes to drug addiction and substance abuse, the best method of treatment is usually a heavy helping of therapy and an extra-large side of coping techniques to fight off your triggers. Now, more than ever, the world of recovery is waking up to the benefits of adjunct therapy. Adjunctive therapy is like using a back-up tool. And that back-up tool is used hand-in-hand with your primary tool, and its goal is to supplement or increase effectiveness. In most cases, adjunctive therapies do little, if any, good when it comes to treating the condition directly—the condition being addiction—but they do make a huge difference in the initial treatment’s success....

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