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Sleep Helps Antidepressants | Paradigm Malibu

Sleep Helps Antidepressants

When starting a new medication especially an antidepressant, it usually takes about six weeks for it to start to really work. Research has shown that getting at least eight hours of sleep helps antidepressants be more effective within those taking them.¬†Researchers at the University of Michigan who specialize in both psychiatry and sleep medicine made…

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Benefits of Therapeutic Writing

Paradigm Malibu’s Cynthia Bond speaks about her opportunity to work with teens, helping them express themselves and tell their stories through the art of therapeutic writing. She highlights the positive effect ¬†engaging in multiple, diverse therapies has on teens struggling with anxiety, depression, or other mental health issues. ¬†These therapies work in conjunction with one…

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