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David Sack
Worked at Elements Behavioral Health
Attended UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute
Lives in Southern California
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The increasingly common phenomenon of taking the long road to adulthood goes by different names – failure to launch, Peter Pan syndrome, the boomerang generation – but is becoming a pressing concern for many families. 
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What’s the meaning of life? The distinction between “meaning of life” and “meaning in life” is no small matter. So meaning in life is what you make it to be and meaning is an idea. Purpose, on the other hand, is active.
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Any clinician who treats sex and porn addicts on a regular basis can tell you that our clients, both male and female, tend to be highly narcissistic – a quality that often makes for a tempestuous therapist-client relationship. +Rob Weiss +Psych Central 
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The primary initial concern when treating a sexually betrayed spouse is safety. At the same time it is important to uncover and process specific betrayals that might make the situation overwhelming, such as having an affair with a best friend or a relative.
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While male sexual desire is a physical thing, women operate very differently. +Rob Weiss +Psychology Today 
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Even if you’d like to share your struggles, many companies don’t want to hear it. Employers may not want to get involved in your private health issues or have to act as counselors.
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Prescription drugs are being used in epidemic proportions by stressed out moms. Here are some of the most popular drugs of choice.
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Reparative/conversion therapies not only don't work, they typically leave the people who try them feeling as if they have failed. Nevertheless, Gov. Rick Perry defended the Texas Republican Party's recent endorsement of "gay conversion therapy."  +Rob Weiss  +Huffington Post Politics 
This isn't the 1950s. In today's world, we have a tremendous amount of scientifically grounded information about human sexuality, and that information universally states that homosexuality is a healthy, normal, emotionally and psychologically accepta...
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Unsurprisingly, cheated-on partners sometimes find themselves struggling with even the simplest of actions and decisions regarding both their relationship and day-to-day life. If you have recently learned about infidelity in your relationship and are experiencing any degree of the pain and uncertainty described above, the following lists of Do’s and Don’ts may be helpful. +Rob Weiss +Psychology Today 
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+Rob Weiss spoke with Jeff about the issues he commonly sees in the Chicago area, and how he and his colleagues approach treatment to those particular challenges. +Psych Central 
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Are science fiction writers responsible for our latest version of generational disconnect, which +Rob Weiss has taken to calling Generation Gap 2.0?
Many science fiction writers have rather accurately predicted future technologies, including the rise of the Internet and the demise of quality television. In doing so, they have given us language and ideas that have shaped the digital age in which w...
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What is “moderate drinking” and how can it be accomplished? Here are five simple ways to get your drinking under control.
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Addiction Psychiatrist & Mental Health Expert
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I earned my medical degree from Rush Medical College and completed my residency in Psychiatry at the UCLA-Neuropsychiatric Institute. I was a senior clinical scientist at NIMH where my research interests included affective disorders, seasonal and circadian rhythms and neuroendocrinology. As Senior Vice President for Clinical Research for Comprehensive Neurosciences my research included investigations in alcohol dependency, opiate detoxification, schizophrenia, depression, insomnia, and cognitive disorders. I am board certified in Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine.
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