Mental Health

anxiety disorder treatments

Anxiety Disorder Treatment: Getting Past Social Phobia

Not many mental health issues create as much acute distress as anxiety — because anxiety combines intense physical as well as emotional symptoms. Anxiety disorder treatments, however, are accessible and effective. When social phobia is the specific anxiety disorder you’re fighting, it can be extra challenging, since fears about being in public and being around […]

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Mental Health Retreats for Treatment

Why Mental Health Retreats Aren’t Just for Celebrities

When you think of mental health retreats, you probably think of relaxing getaways for celebrities. Indeed, the rich and famous periodically need to step away from the public eye and mentally recharge, but going to a mental health retreat can be healing (and affordable) for anyone who has major depression, including non-celebrities.

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Hidden Mental Illness

Bipolar Men: How Successful Businessmen Hide Mental Illness

About 2.6 % of the U.S. adult population is affected by bipolar disorder, according to National Institute of Mental Health. The condition can be very challenging to deal with and carries a heavy stigma in today’s society. For bipolar men hoping to be successful in the world of business, this stigma creates pressure to keep […]

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Equine Therapy and Helping Veterans

How Equine Therapy Helps Veterans

For veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder, equine therapy is a promising treatment method. Communicating with such a powerful yet gentle animal is a new experience for many veterans, who soon find that the therapeutic benefits are pretty amazing.

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Bipolar Two Disorder

When Does Bipolar Type 2 Manifest?

As with most mental health concerns, bipolar type 2 typically manifests during the teenage years or one’s early 20s. However, because bipolar disorder is characterized by mood swings, which teenagers are naturally prone to experience thanks to hormones, it often remains undiagnosed and unaddressed until the individual is a little older.

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Panic Attacks in Children

How to Know If Your Child Is Having Panic Attacks

“Mommy, I don’t feel good.” These words strike concern in every parent or caregiver’s heart, but when the symptoms include a galloping heart rate and shortness of breath, it can be very difficult to correctly identify the source as anxiety and panic attacks. Panic attacks come on suddenly and are frightening for children and caregivers […]

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Narcissistic Personality Traits

How Common Is Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) involves an overall approach to life characterized by self-confidence in the extreme: arrogance, self-importance, disregard for the feelings of others and the need for constant admiration. People diagnosed with NPD tend to have a difficult time with intimacy and relationships, and often require narcissistic personality disorder treatment.

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Shopping and Process Addiction
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Antisocial Personality Disorder Diagnosis

5 Ways to Tell If You Have Antisocial Personality Disorder

It can be difficult to determine whether or not you have antisocial personality disorder, since this diagnosis is based on identifying behaviors, not emotions, as problematic. People receiving antisocial personality disorder treatment can learn to change those behaviors, but they first must own up to the fact that they do exist. It can be difficult […]

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PTSD and Trauma Causes

With PTSD, Not All Trauma Is Caused By War

If you were to ask someone to name a group of people who experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the answer would most likely be war veterans. And while it’s true that veterans are at substantial risk for PTSD, war is not the only cause.

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