most common mental disorders

Most Common Mental Disorders

What are the most common mental disorders? The five most common mental health disorders that we treat at our mental health treatment center are depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, substance abuse, and schizophrenia. Each of these broad categories includes several subtypes that bring about various issues. This includes anger management problems of one type or another. Treatment…

therapist reviewing depression FAQs with curious client

Depression FAQs

Everyone knows what it’s like to have a bad day. After all, we all feel sad and insecure sometimes. However, there are key differences between normal sadness and irritability and clinical depression.  Depression is a medical condition that can be debilitating and life-threatening. When left untreated, it may impact numerous areas of functioning.  As a…

woman laying by the window in fog of sadness or depression

Depression vs. Sadness

It’s completely natural to feel sad when a loved one, friend or beloved pet dies, or even when you read news about strangers losing their lives to natural disasters or acts of terrorism. Too often, sadness and depression are lumped together, which can have negative consequences. Depression is typically associated with the primary symptom of…

young woman covering half her face to display borderline personality disorder

The Connection Between Borderline Personality Disorders & Depression

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a complex mental health condition in which individuals struggle with intense, volatile and painful emotions, impulsive thoughts and behaviors and persistent feelings of emptiness and abandonment. BPD typically results in problems with self-image, impulses, emotional responses and conflicts with other people including loved ones. Intense, highly changeable episodes of anger, depression and…

young woman showing signs of prevalent type of depression

The Top 5 Most Prevalent Types of Depression

Depression is a mood disorder that affects the way you think and feel. According to data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention between 2009 and 2012, 7.6% of Americans aged 12 and older were struggling with depression during the two weeks preceding the survey. Some people reported feeling depressed due to external…