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New rules for substance abuse records

Barry Rosen

Early last year, a final rule went into effect that updates the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records regulations, adopted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). SAMHSA regulations protect the confidentiality of records that contain ...

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How to manage high-conflict personalities

Jeff Trueman

In general, “personalities” can be conceived of as patterns of how people think, manage emotions and behave. Adaptive personalities observe and learn how their behavior affects others. They adjust their conduct in order to develop and maintain meaningful personal and ...

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