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Emotional Problems

My Friend Won't Leave Her House!

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 07.24.2012 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

I have no idea how to approach her about this without sounding like I am accusing her of some deliberate dishonesty or undermining the validity of her claims to physical illness.

Alzheimer's and Psychoactive Medications -- A Controversial Decision for Caregivers

Marie Marley | Posted 04.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Marie Marley

Many people refuse to even consider having their loved on put on any psychotropic medication for any reason. And that's understandable. But today's medications, which can be given in doses that don't overly sedate patients, can also be effective and improve a patient's overall quality of life.

Can Adults Be Friends If Their Kids Don't Get Along?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.23.2011 | Parents
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Problems with kids' friendships often spill over to their parents.

Love my friend---not her problem child

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi, Irene. My husband and I are good friends with a couple and enjoy their company. However, they have a 5-year-old child who is completely...

When do I tell a new friend about my emotional baggage?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene: I have difficulty making new friends because of all of the heavy stuff I have to reveal to them. I've tried two basic approach...

Emotionally Disturbed Inner City Students

Dr. Ronald Ricker and Dr. Venus Nicolino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dr. Ronald Ricker and Dr. Venus Nicolino

The problems facing today's inner city students, particularly those with behavioral and emotional problems, are innumerable and daunting. The Linden Center is an example of a program that attempts to deal with these problems.

"Fundamentalist Consumerism" Kills Us Quickly and Slowly

Bruce E. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bruce E. Levine

All fundamentalists decry, deny, or ignore the multiple dimensions of life that fall outside their particular theologies and ideologies. Fundamentalist consumerists could not care less about workers' rights, human-scale business, and environmental sanity.