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  • Why can’t I seem to be able to “break up” with my anxiety?
    It’s true that having an anxiety disorder can wreak havoc in a relationship, especially when the partner without anxiety doesn’t fully understand the symptoms or the potential gravity of the disorder. Read more
  • Does Therapy Work: 5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Getting Therapy
    Are you on the fence about therapy? If you're unable to decide if therapy is right for you, read this article. Read more
  • Treatment and Causes for Personality Disorders
    What causes personality disorders and how are they treated? Read more
  • Holiday Depression - Is there such a thing as holiday depression?
    Holiday depression, or holiday sadness, is quite real. Holiday depression begins as autumn leaves start falling throughout the country, brought on by the first hints of Thanksgiving and often carrying through until New Year’s Day. Read more
  • Am I Depressed or Sad?
    Are you depressed or are you sad? Learn more about the difference between depression and sadness today. Read more
  • Iceland Experiment with Teen Drug and Alcohol Use
    There are lots of ways to get help with addiction. Every country has their own approach - Learn how Iceland is combating addiction Read more
  • What Is A Personality Disorder?
    Do you or a loved one have a personality disorder? Learn more about personality disorders in the first installment of our two part personality disorder blog series. Read more
  • ADHD and aggression in kids and adults
    The ADHD diagnosis came as a relief to the family, who felt comforted that the aggression and defiance came as part of a disorder that “could be maintained, even if not entirely controlled.” Read more
  • Depression and impulse control disorder
    With such grave reports on conditions like depression and impulse control disorder leading to suicide, it’s no wonder that many mental health professionals are being exceedingly diligent on caring for those who are currently living with or have a history of these conditions. Read more
  • Perfectionism: another facet of anxiety
    Perfectionism, characterized by a person’s need to be perfect using unattainably high standards and a desire to succeed at any cost, is considered a personality trait and not necessarily a disorder on its own. Read more
  • Psychotherapy and the treatment of depression
    Often, psychotherapy – or “therapy,” as it’s more often called – is the first line of defense, the first kind of treatment suggested to people suffering with depression. Psychotherapy is designed to help you find recovery from depression by giving you the opportunity to talk to a mental health professional in a safe, secure and confidential space. Read more
  • Symptoms of Oppositional Defiant Disorder
    Children who have Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) seem to live by this definition. They are often angry, irritable, vindictive and insubordinate – these behaviors are typically and frequently directed at parents and other authority figures. Read more
  • Personality disorders and impulse control disorders
    Mental health professionals categorize the various types of personality disorders into three groups, or clusters – the personality disorders within each cluster are defined by similar symptoms and/or characteristics. Read more
  • 7 signs of Intermittent Explosive Disorder
    While angry behavior could be attributed to various types of anger disorders, intermittent explosive disorder is explicit and defined. Intermittent explosive disorder, a chronic disorder known to begin in childhood, and which can continue to adulthood, is characterized by sudden and repeated episodes of violent, aggressive behavior and/or hostile verbal outbursts Read more
  • Going to a playground with a child with autism
    For all children, play is significant and necessary. It permits them to develop crucial abilities like gross and fine motor skills, communication skills (both verbal and non-verbal), problem solving, thinking, and social graces. For a child with autism spectrum disorder, play may be different, but no less necessary. Read more
  • Anxiety and ADHD
    Emily also has adult ADHD. Six months ago, she was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder. This is her story. Anxiety is often a standalone diagnosis. So is ADHD. But for approximately half of people living with ADHD, anxiety is present as well. ADHD and stress very typically go hand in hand. Read more
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