Six Myths About Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is often misunderstood, leaving family members torn apart, discouraged, and confused. Multiple myths cloud the truth of how bipolar affects the human body and how people can successfully manage this difficult disease. The following are some of the myths that need to be dispelled in order for families and those with bipolar to…

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Can Women Be Addicted to Sex?

Unfortunately, there is not yet a formalized process for identifying, diagnosing, and treating women who struggle with sexual addiction. Furthermore, there is precious little research on women who sexually act out. This deficiency is in part related to many addiction and mental health professionals failing to recognize the subtleties of addictive and impulsive behavior patterns…

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The Dangers of Behavioral Addictions

When most people hear the word addiction they probably think of drug or alcohol use. In fact, many types of addiction are behaviorally driven. Behavioral addictions form in the same ways as do substance addictions and they carry with them many of the same dangers. Behavioral addicts engage in an activity until and beyond the…

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