Men have long been silent and stoic about their inner lives, but there’s every reason for them to open up emotionally—and their partners are helping.
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Claire Wilcox M.D. on March 11, 2023
Women progress more quickly to addiction, and hormones may be playing a role.
Claire Wilcox M.D. on March 9, 2023
Why can’t I get a doctor's appointment? Because they are leaving the profession in droves.
Claire Wilcox M.D. on March 3, 2023
Are you trying to cut back or quit drinking, but finding it hard? There's a new medication that's especially good for people with high cardiovascular parameters.
Claire Wilcox M.D. on December 19, 2022
Trying to keep your brain from aging so fast? New research says eating real food and avoiding the junk might have a tangible impact.
Claire Wilcox M.D. on December 12, 2022
Wondering about the opioid epidemic and how fentanyl is changing everything? Here are some ways it is changing medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder.
Claire Wilcox M.D. on December 2, 2022
A new study highlights two new potential treatments for binge-eating disorder.
Claire Wilcox M.D. on August 19, 2022
Should the medical and psychiatric community accept food addiction and make it a diagnosis? There are risks—but the benefits may outweigh the harms.
Claire Wilcox M.D. on August 13, 2022
A recent study lends support to the theory that food addiction is an addictive disorder.
Claire Wilcox M.D. on August 6, 2022
Stopping benzodiazepine use can be good for your health, but challenging to do alone. Getting psychological support may be key to your success, new research finds.
Claire Wilcox M.D. on June 6, 2022
Thinking of retiring soon? Here are some things that might affect the ease of your transition.
Claire Wilcox M.D. on June 2, 2022
Why is the drug overdose problem so bad? Here are some innovative ways that researchers, public health officials, and clinicians might be able to help.
Claire Wilcox M.D. on May 26, 2022
Are you someone who thinks that the benefits of e-cigarettes outweigh harms because they help people quit smoking? A recent study might make you reconsider.
Claire Wilcox M.D. on March 24, 2022
Are you curious about whether ketamine can help you, a loved one, or a patient reduce or stop using a substance they've lost control over?
Claire Wilcox M.D. on March 12, 2022
A motivational interviewing advocate and addiction psychiatrist lists several ways that motivational interviewing has been of great value to her in her practice
Claire Wilcox M.D. on March 1, 2022
Something needs to be done about provider burnout to combat demoralization and revive health care.
Claire Wilcox M.D. on November 14, 2021
At first, you may not know which path to take to solve your food problems. But, have hope! With effort and persistence, you can find the approach that fits you best.
Claire Wilcox M.D. on October 28, 2021
Are you tired of putting yourself last? Perhaps it's time to learn to take risks, be self-centered, and stand your ground more often.
Claire Wilcox M.D. on October 22, 2021
Are sociopaths and people-pleasers opposite sides of the same coin?
Claire Wilcox M.D. on September 11, 2021
The use of cannabis may not help at all with depression and could make it worse.
Claire Wilcox M.D. on August 1, 2021
How will the "food addiction" model of overeating affect society's views of people with obesity and the self-esteem of those who struggle with weight?