Keeping the News in Perspective

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Dr. Mark Agresti discusses the importance of keeping the news in perspective. By doing so, one allows themselves to minimize the impact that negative news can have. Dr. Mark Agresti, West Palm Beach Drug & Alcohol Detox Specialist, Psychiatrist Call (561) 842-9550 or email: info@dragresti.com Dr. Agresti today to get psychiatric help.

Bulimia Nervosa Video

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Dr. Mark Agresti discusses the signs of Bulimia Nervosa. Dr. Mark Agresti, West Palm Beach Drug & Alcohol Detox Specialist, Psychiatrist Call (561) 842-9550 or email: info@dragresti.com Dr. Agresti today to get psychiatric help today.

Top 5 articles on Dr Agresti.com

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1. Psychological and physical problems of stopping opiates Let’s look at the opiates first. An opiate is a narcotic pain killer like Roxycodone, Oxycodone, Loratabs, Loracet, Methadone, Vicodin, Actiq, and Stadol. The action of these drugs may last varying amounts of time and has varying doses. For example, some people can be on 100mg a […]

Material Possessions

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Dr. Mark Agresti discusses how material possessions can affect our health negatively. Dr. Mark Agresti, West Palm Beach Drug & Alcohol Detox Specialist, Psychiatrist Call (561) 842-9550 or email: info@dragresti.com Dr. Agresti today to get psychiatric help today.

ADD / ADHD

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Dr. Mark Agresti discusses the signs, symptoms and available treatments for those suffering from ADD / ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). Dr. Mark Agresti, West Palm Beach Drug & Alcohol Detox Specialist, Psychiatrist Call (561) 842-9550 or email: info@dragresti.com Dr. Agresti today to get psychiatric help today.

Coping with Loss of a Job

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Dr. Mark Agresti discusses ways of coping with losing your job. By understanding the stress and overwhelming scenarios, Dr. Agresti talks about the best way to continue forward and cope appropriately when dealing with a major change in your life. Dr. Mark Agresti, West Palm Beach Drug & Alcohol Detox Specialist, Psychiatrist Call (561) 842-9550 […]

Negativity of the News

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Dr. Mark Agresti discusses the affects of negative news has on individuals. With our news being accessible all over the web, phones, televisions, and radios, we are inundated with information about bad weather conditions, war, politics, economic issues, disasters, murders, accidents, crimes, and more. What impact does this have on the human psyche? Fear, stress, […]

24 Things You Can Do To Live A Healthier Life

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Dr. Mark Agresti discusses the twenty-four things you can do to live a healthier life. These tips and suggestions can help your health and your mental well-being. Dr. Mark Agresti, West Palm Beach Drug & Alcohol Detox Specialist, Psychiatrist Call (561) 842-9550 or email: info@dragresti.com Dr. Agresti today to get psychiatric help.

Binging on Drugs and Alcohol

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Dr. Mark Agresti discusses the consequences of binging with drugs and alcohol. Many people will say they don’t have a drug or alcohol problem. They will say, I am not an abuser or user, I only use specific drug or alcohol only so often. Dr. Agresti talks about how this binging on drugs or alcohol […]

Arizona Shootings

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Dr. Mark Agresti discusses the shootings in Arizona. He explains the history of mental illness patients and their ability to be in our communities. Let’s look at some history in order to understand what happened here. In the early 20th century, we treated mentally ill people by putting them in hospitals where they would stay. […]

Binging

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I’ve been a psychiatrist for a long time, and my patients say: “I don’t have a problem. I don’t use drugs (alcohol) every day.” Then they tell me some version of the “binge” story, and I’ve seen some pretty severe ones. They might start out by saying: “You know, every two weeks, I just have […]

Negative News

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Instantaneously, repeatedly, we are getting new as it happens: on phones, computers, radio and TV, Twitter, Facebook, emails, text messages… The backdrop to our world IS bad news – climate change, pollution, war, fear of nuclear holocaust, germs, terrorism, financial failures, unemployment, loss of jobs, loss of homes, collapse of government, collapse different states. The […]

How to Live a Healthier Life

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You have to think it before you can do it, so living a healthy life starts out as  a psychological issue. That is why I’m giving you some general rules to keep in mind. If you remember to keep it simple, you will change your behavior and live healthier. 1.  Don’t smoke cigarettes or use […]

Sex Addicts Fight Obsessions

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Dr. Agresti was interviewed by WPBF Local ABC Channel 25 in South Florida. News Channel 25 asked Dr. Agresti, as a psychiatry expert, his professional opinion on the sex addicts topic. “According to Dr. Mark Agresti, a psychiatrist at Columbia Hospital, ‘the difference with a sex addict is that it’s not an expression of intimacy, […]

Arizona Shootings

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I have been thinking about the recent Arizona shootings where Gabrielle Giffords, a federal judge, a 3-year-old, and a half-dozen other people were shot by Jared Lee Loughner. What’s going on here? How can we explain this? How can we prevent this? I’m a psychiatrist. I’ve been one for 24 years. I worked on a […]

Video Game Addiction

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Recently, I took my son and four of his friends fishing in the Bahamas. We had a fishing boat at our disposal, a beautiful beach and great weather, and I thought we’d all really enjoy our vacation in this exotic environment. But, two of the boys are addicted to video games. They brought the games […]