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5 Most Common Problems Stemming From a Dysfunctional Family

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5 Most Common Problems Stemming From a Dysfunctional Family

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Expert Author Audrey R Sherman, Ph.d

5 Most Common Problems Stemming From a Dysfunctional Family
By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Audrey_R_Sherman,_Ph.d]Audrey R Sherman, Ph.d

The patterns and habits we learn and employ daily in our thought processes and interactions with others are often the culprits in keeping us unhappy as we pass through life. These processes and interactions keep us saddened, not reaching out for our goals, not feeling worthy of happiness and not relating to others as we would like. They keep us from enjoying healthy bonds with good friends and choosing partners who are good for us. They also keep us afraid when there is nothing to be afraid of and sad for reasons we don’t understand...

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Living In A Dysfunctional Family? What Are The Signs?

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Living In A Dysfunctional Family? What Are The Signs?

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Expert Author Trudy-Ann Ewan

Living In A Dysfunctional Family? What Are The Signs?
By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Trudy-Ann_Ewan]Trudy-Ann Ewan

Parents are the primal unit of a family. However, because of a parent’s lack of emotional maturity, their behaviours can result in the creation of a functional or dysfunctional family unit. Dysfunctional families take many forms. When individuals hear the term dysfunctional they may automatically think domestic violence or sexual abuse or child abuse. However, those are some of the obvious cases. Unfortunately, individuals tend to believe that because their family is not like that then they do not have a dysfunctional family. That however maybe not be the case...

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Depression in Black Men

Depression in Black Men

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Expert Author Reginald D Johnson 

Depression in Black Men
By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Reginald_D_Johnson]Reginald D Johnson

Depression is a disorder that is treatable. That is an important thing to keep in mind.   People can bounce back from it.  One of the biggest issues with depression is the lack of talking about it.  Around 16 million people deal with depression in America. Studies suggest that an equal percentage – 12 percent – of black males and white males suffer from depression. The real difference is in treatment. Fewer blacks are being treated. While only one-third of all Americans with a mental illness receive care, less than half that number of African-Americans receive mental health treatment.
Depression can bring on feelings of worthlessness, sadn...

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