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Aggression disorder linked to greater risk of substance abuse

People with intermittent explosive disorder (IED)—a condition marked by frequent physical or verbal outbursts—are at five times greater risk for abusing substances such as alcohol, tobacco and marijuana than those who don’t display frequent aggressive behavior, according to a new study by researchers from the University of Chicago. 399 more words

At The Bedside


Nothing can prepare you for this – highest honours today, dismissed from work tomorrow.

The most painful way to lose a job, in his experience, was by mass retrenchment. 838 more words

Intermittent Explosive Disorder

Intermittent Explosive Disorder

I label myself an emotional rollercoaster ride because I think it’s the most fitting and most honest description. I’m full of highs and lows… rarely anything in-between. 458 more words


"You Can't Have That..."

As I sit in my school’s massive cafeteria, I can’t help but look at my plate (5 tater-tots, a large green apple, a small orange, and half a grilled cheese) with two emotions spread thin across my face. 445 more words