• Veterans and Insomnia: An Overview of Symptoms, Comorbidities, Treatment Approaches, and Access to Care Issues

    Insomnia is among the most common complaints that veterans voice to their providers, and the most common sleep disorder. While common in the general population, a high proportion of veterans suffer from insomnia, and it is known to have multiple medical and psychiatric comorbidities.

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  • Increasing Use of Smoking Cessation Services among Women in Residential Addiction Treatment

    Persons with either a mental disorder or substance abuse disorder (SUD) are twice as likely to smoke as those without (Lasser et al., 2000). Smokers with other drug addictions are heavier smokers (Hughes, 2002; Sobell, 2002), less successful in their attempts to quit smoking (Drobes, 2002; Joseph, Nichol, & Anderson, 1993), and experience greater tobacco-related mortality than the general population (SRNT Subcommittee on Biochemical Verification, 2002).

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Patricia  O'Gorman
PhD

A best selling author, psychologist, resiliency coach and international speaker known for her warm presentations. Patricia is the author/co-author of nine books, three about women. Her latest is The Girly Thoughts 10-Day Detox Plan: The Resilient Woman’s Guide to Saying NO to Negative Self-Talk and YES to Personal Power. Her writing has appeared in numerous magazines including Dr. Oz Retweets, Addiction Today, Counselor, and Recovery, and she is also a veteran of numerous television appearances, including Good Morning America, Today, and AM Sunday.