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Have a mental health, psychology, or treatment-related question? Ask your question & get a quick answer. Led by pegasus.
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We often have to deal with physical ailments, illnesses and concerns in addition to, or helping to cause, our mental health concerns. You may also want to visit NeuroTalk for your neurological and general health concerns.
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The place to answer the Question of the Month, posted by DocJohn.
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