January 26th, 2020
It's one of the most challenging disorders to diagnose and even more difficult to successfully treat.
Do introverts or an extroverts experience more happiness? Due to societal pressures and norms, many would assume that extroverts experience a higher quality of life.
According to licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Ramani Durvasula, narcissism and narcissistic behavior has created a public health crisis. Being consistently invalidated and manipulated can cause someone to become a shell of the person they once were and prevent them from living the life they want and deserve.
Most of us are no stranger to occasional “road rage.” There are extreme examples of violence and assaults on the roads that may end up in the courts, hospitals, and even the media, but more and more frequently drivers are tending to get angry and aggressive.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a short-term, goal-oriented psychotherapy treatment that takes a hands-on, practical approach to problem-solving. Its goal is to change patterns of thinking or behavior that are behind your difficulties, and so change the way you feel.
Pornography addiction is an addiction model of compulsive sexual activity with concurrent use of pornographic material, despite the side effects to one’s physical, mental, social, or financial well-being.
Despite double-digit percentage decreases of violent and property crime rates in the U.S. since 2008, most people believe that crime has actually gotten worse during that span, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.
How can people living in rural areas of the country access information that can help them with mental health issues? Mental health disorders do not discriminate from one locale to another. There is a significant need for mental health services in rural America.
The other day I was asked why I looked so youthful. (I am sure this person was trying to sell me something). My immediate reply was “because I am happy.”
Our minds are all about our mental processes, thoughts and consciousness. Our body is about the physical aspects of ourselves. The mind-body connection is about how these two interact.
It's a simple question with a much more complex answer. In short, no, schizophrenia can not be cured fully. However, schizophrenia can be successfully treated and there is promising research we will discuss in this article.
Post-traumatic stress disorder, or "PTSD," is a condition that can happen after people see or live through a trauma.
People with a hoarding disorder (HD) excessively save items that others may view as worthless. They have persistent difficulty getting rid of or parting with possessions. This leads to clutter that disrupts their ability to use their living or work spaces.
Behavioral Therapy is an umbrella term for types of therapy that treat mental health disorders. There are two behavioral therapies that are in the forefront of treatment today - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).
Infertility is a prevalent problem for couples looking to start families. Plus, regardless of how an individual or couple is bringing a child into this world, there can be major mental health concerns that should be understood.
Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal (or in some states, legal) substance in the U.S. and its use is growing. Marijuana and THC remain illegal at the federal level, even though many states have legalized its use.
Schizophrenia is a brain disorder that keeps you from thinking clearly. It can cause you to see or hear things that aren't there, or to believe things that aren't true.
Most would agree that it is probably more difficult today to nurture a child’s mental health than it has been in the past. So, understanding how to nurture a child's mental health is more critical than ever.
Before there were clinical ketamine infusions to treat depression (more on that later), ketamine was a popular party drug. If you were a participant in raves, or clubs in the 80s and 90s, you probably heard of the drug ketamine. It was a drug that was often used and abused in the club scene.
Body shaming is an ongoing issue in our society. Western culture, as well as the media, have glorified being thin. They have equated being thin to being attractive- without concerns of physical health and mental wellbeing. Not surprisingly, this pressure (among other factors) can lead to an eating disorder.