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  • Depression and Anxiety Part 1

    Depression is a global problem. One in six people around the world will suffer from major depression at some point during their lives. It has been estimated that by the year 2020 depression will be the greatest disability worldwide. If you feel depressed at this very moment, you don’t have to stay depressed! I would […]

  • It’s Time to Get Started

    I am starting to hear from my patients in my medical office that they are going to do things differently or have a new beginning once the New Year rolls around. My patients tell me that they want to change their behavior so that they may be healthier. Many describe to me how they are […]

  • Problematic Internet & Gaming Use

    This condition is not currently included in the DSM IV. Internet or computer addiction is under researched and very rarely addressed clinically. Internet, computer, or gaming addictions have been defined as “non-chemical or behavioral addictions which involve human-machine interactions.” Internet use and consistent gaming may have a negative physiologic and social consequences. For example, face […]

  • Fentanyl or Duragesic Patch

    Greg was a 42-year-old man that was disabled from his job as a police officer secondary to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA). His law enforcement career looked promising as he advanced quickly up the ranks, reaching the position of sergeant in record time for his municipality. At the age of 30 he started noticing joint pain […]

  • Bath Salts

    What are “bath salts?” How are they abused and what are the potential consequences of abuse? How can an individual recover from the use of these “bath salts?” The “bath salts” in question have no legitimate use for bathing; the name is slang for a group of designer drugs that contain 3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV) or 4-methylmethcathinone […]

  • Meditation

    The psychiatric world defines meditation as the various techniques used to achieve an enhanced level of consciousness leading to enlightenment and inner peace. The enlightenment and peace achieved through this type of meditation are entirely subjective, based on experiences rather than reason. Some techniques are religious (Zen Buddhism, yoga, etc.), others are secular (biofeedback, sensory […]

  • Nine Reasons For Relapse

    There is always a reason for relapse. Relapse just doesn’t happen. Most of the time when relapse occurs we can look back and see the path to relapse began long before the “event of relapse” took place. As I was looking at Proverbs 26 I saw wonderfully outlined nine reasons that indicate relapse is on […]

  • About Dr. Crabb

    Dr. Crabb was born and raised in Southeast Michigan. He was raised in a Christian home by his parents, Pastor George and Donna Crabb. He became a believer in the Lord Jesus when he was 13 years of age. He graduated from Christian school education in 1983 and pursued an undergraduate degree in Biology at […]