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Helping a Partner Cope With PTSD Nov 1st, 2019

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that occurs after a person has been through a traumatic event. It can result from personal trauma, such as war, natural disasters, or abuse. You can also suffer PTSD after witnessing a shocking or tragic situation.  It’s common for people to go...

5 Ways to Cope With OCD Oct 1st, 2019

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a serious condition that can interfere with your ability to get through even the simplest everyday tasks. OCD is a disorder with a neurological basis, affecting about 1 in 40 adults and 1 in 100 kids in the United States. OCD is an anxiety disorder in...

ADHD in Adults vs. Children Sep 1st, 2019

Do you frequently struggle to pay attention? Do you often forget things or have difficulty finishing tasks at work? You may think of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as an issue that’s diagnosed in children, but adults can have it too – and it can greatly interfere with your ability...

Here's How Genetics Play a Role in Addiction and Recovery Aug 20th, 2019

If you have struggled with addiction or have an addict in your family, you probably know that most people don’t understand the way addiction works. Many people think a person’s tendency toward becoming addicted is simply associated with willpower, rather than with the many risk factors that can make a...

Understanding the Different Bipolar Disorders and How They Can Impact Your Life Jul 24th, 2019

There are different types of bipolar disorder that differ in the severity of manic or depressive episodes. When manic, you may feel energized and elated. When depressed, you may feel sad or tired, and you may lose interest in activities you once enjoyed.  Despite being on this emotional rollercoaster, some...

Why Men Develop Schizophrenia Earlier Than Women Jun 14th, 2019

Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that can lead to a lifetime of disability if not managed properly with medication. While it is prevalent in both men and women, schizophrenia has an earlier onset in men. The age of onset in men and women It’s hard to pinpoint the exact...

How to Tell If You Have a Social Anxiety Disorder May 21st, 2019

Everyone experiences stress and anxiety from time to time. On its own, this isn’t a very pleasant thing, and how you handle it is key. Learning how to deal with tension and any kind of stress is important for your mental and physical health. But how do you know when...

5 Uncommonly Thought Of Depression Symptoms That Shouldn't Go Unnoticed Mar 27th, 2019

When you think about depression, you probably imagine someone feeling sad or listless for long periods of time. But depression has a variety of symptoms, some of which you might not intuitively associate with a depressed mood. The NIH estimates that 16.2 million U.S. adults experience at least one major...