Treating Attachment Pathology

Treating Attachment Pathology

Offering the first comprehensive paradigm on the psychoanalytic treatment of adult and adolescent attachment disorders, Jon Mills argues that attachment pathology is a disorder of the self based on developmental trauma that predisposes patients toward a future trajectory marked by structural deficits, character pathology, and interpersonal discord that fuel and sustain myriad forms of clinical […]

Acupuncture for Treating Common Side Effects Associated with Breast Cancer Treatment: A Systematic Review (Original Articles) (Report)

Acupuncture for Treating Common Side Effects Associated with Breast Cancer Treatment: A Systematic Review (Original Articles) (Report)

INTRODUCTION BREAST CANCER IS A LIFE-THREATENING disease that affects approximately 22,460 individuals in Canada each year. (1) Breast cancer is defined as cancer that has a site of origin in tissues of the breast, usually occurring in the ducts or lobules. (1) Medical treatment is known to increase survival rates in women with breast cancer […]

Treating Adolescents in South Africa: Time for Adolescent Medicine Units?(Issues in Medicine)

Treating Adolescents in South Africa: Time for Adolescent Medicine Units?(Issues in Medicine)

There are around 1.2 billion adolescents (between 10 and 19 years of age) worldwide. (1) In South Africa, the number of adolescents is estimated at 9 950 100–almost 21% of the population. (2) They constitute a large fraction of society, with specific characteristics and needs. Sexual maturation and physical growth to almost adult size are […]

Considerations in Treating Patients with Chronic Pain (Medicolegal Issues) (Report)

Considerations in Treating Patients with Chronic Pain (Medicolegal Issues) (Report)

Without question, the medical management of chronic pain patients presents primary care practitioners with significant challenges. Often these patients do not improve to the point that they no longer require medication management and other routine medical services (1). These patients also generally take up a disproportionate amount of the practitioner’s time at office visits, and […]

Buprenorphine Clinics: An Integrated and Multidisciplinary Approach to Treating Opioid Dependence (Scientific Article: Special Issue) (Report)

Buprenorphine Clinics: An Integrated and Multidisciplinary Approach to Treating Opioid Dependence (Scientific Article: Special Issue) (Report)

Introduction Opioid dependence remains a very difficult problem facing the state of West Virginia, be it prescription opioids or heroin. Access to care for those struggling with opioid dependence continues to be problematic as well.

American Medical Association Guide to Preventing and Treating Heart Disease

American Medical Association Guide to Preventing and Treating Heart Disease

More Than 3 Million American Medical Association Books Sold. American’s most trusted medical authority shows you how to prevent and treat heart disease. When you or someone you love is diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, it’s important to know the facts, which can help save a life. In the American Medical Association Guide to Preventing and […]