Family-based Programs for Substance Abusing Teen Girls

For those who are concerned about substance abuse in young girls

Web-Based Programs May Help Reduce Teen Substance Abuse

Can the problem of underage drinking be successfully tackled?

AA Following Rehab: Does It Matter?

AA following rehab enhances recovery

Rethinking Rehab

A person's expectations for rehab matter a great deal.

Why It Pays to Trust

People who are willing to trust others are healthier and happier

Internet Infidelity: When a Poke Is More Than a Poke

Couples share their perceptions and experiences of internet betrayal.

Is Loneliness A Gateway to Internet Exploitation?

Does loneliness place you at risk?

Online Video Gaming: A Haven for the Insecure?

For some the cyber-world may meet some critical developmental needs that we may overlook.

The Enduring Phenomenon of Back-Burner Relationships

Are "side relationships" a new social reality?

Who Connects Best Online, and Why

Attachment styles influence our relationships in the cyber-world as well as the real world.

Male Borderline Personality Disorder: Being "Second-Best"

Men with Borderline Personality Disorder are cursed with feeling "second-best."

"High-Functioning Alcoholic": A Badge of Honor?

Our tendency to romanticize illness, including alcoholism, can lead us down a slippery slope.

Insecurity in Men with Borderline Personality Disorder

Insecurity is a key dynamic force in men with borderline personality disorder.

Men with Borderline Personality Disorder

Prior experience of abuse, neglect, or abandonment--which men are loathe to share--is a cause of BPD in men just as it is in women

Can Excessive Social Networking Harm Marriages?

Facebook and similar Internet sites have the potential to harm relationships.

Risky Internet Use: At What Point Should Parents Worry?

When should parents draw the line on Internet use?

Is the Man in Your Life "Hard to Love"?

Understanding the Man with Borderline Personality Disorder

Reading Between the Lines of Your Partner's Texting

Texting patterns may be a window into personality.

"Recovering Alcoholic," Words that Stigmatize or Empower?

Is it stigmatizing or empowering to be in "recovery"?

How We Use Social Networking Part 3: FoMO

How the social network can take over your life.

Family Conflict and Adolescent Alcohol Abuse

Can family conflict drive teen girls to drink?

“Frontloading” Among College Students: Motives and Outcomes

"Frontloading" is a dangerous way to overcome social anxiety or boost your confidence.

A New Perspective on "Low Risk" Drinking

How much you drink when you drink can have consequences for your health.

Childhood Trauma and Alcohol Abuse: The Connection

Child abuse promotes adult addiction.

Drinking Can Kill You—Especially If You're a Woman!

Drinking appears to be more lethal for women than for men.

Christine Quinn and the Healing Power of Honesty

In recent interviews with The New York Times, New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn revealed her long battle first with bulimia and later with alcoholism. What is truly striking about Quinn's story—aside from the fact that she succeeded in overcoming both afflictions—is the pivotal role that honesty and disclosure seem to have played in her path to recovery.

Do You and Your Spouse Argue Over Drinking?

The connection between marital conflict and drinking.