• Ketamine: PCP’s First Cousin

    Ketamine, a short-acting, less powerful derivative of phencyclidine (PCP), is used in veterinary hospitals primarily on dogs and cats. Ketamine is used often in conjunction with Valium or other sedatives that relax muscles during medical procedures. Regrettably, the substance is gaining in popularity, worldwide, with club goers and adolescent drug users.

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  • Closing the Revolving Door: An Intervention to Address Relapse and Readmission

    In the past five years, there has been a greater focus on patients who are readmitted to the hospital within thirty days. This is in part because Medicare is paying less for readmissions and in part because providers want to provide the best care possible. 

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The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free of Exploitive Relationships by Patrick J. Carnes, PhD

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Exploitive relationships can create trauma bonds--chains that link a victim to someone who is dangerous to them. Divorce, employee relations, litigation of any type, incest and child abuse, family and marital systems, domestic violence, hostage negotiations, kidnapping, professional exploitation and religious abuse are all areas of trauma bonding. All these relationships share one thing: they are situations of incredible intensity or importance where there is an exploitation of trust or power.

In The Betrayal Bond Patrick Carnes presents an in-depth study of these relationships, why they form, who is most susceptible, and how they become so powerful. He shows how to recognize when traumatic bonding has occurred and gives a checklist for examining relationships. He then provides steps to safely extricate from these relationships. 

This is a book you will turn to again and again for inspiration and insight, while professionals will find it an invaluable reference work.

 

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