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Taking Antidepressants With Opioid Results in Less Pain Relief, Study Says

Common antidepressants interact with the opioid pain medication tramadol to make it less effective for pain relief, says a new study from University Hospitals.

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Secondhand Sick: Families and Caretakers of a Seriously Ill Patient Can Be Sick Too

A serious illness for one member of a family really means that the whole family gets sick. The hard part is that there is only one identified patient in the group. Everyone else just has to limp their way through it. But make no mistake, they are all being affected. When one member of the family is terminally or traumatically ill, they are all ill — or secondhand sick.

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9 Things You Need to Know About Psychological Trauma

“The severity of something that causes psychological trauma is highly variable,” says Sodhi. “However, to the person experiencing it, that incident is severe.” This means that while one traumatic incident can affect two people in widely different ways.

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5 Ways Anxiety Can Actually Help You

Anxiety is often thought of as a troubling emotion or disorder. But anxiety can sometimes be beneficial.