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March 17, 2017

While it’s normal to get nervous about an important event or life change, about 40 million Americans live with an anxiety disorder, which is more than the occasional worry or fear. Anxiety disorders can range from a generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), which is intense...

March 13, 2017

According to the American Psychological Association, "Psychotherapy is a collaborative treatment based on the relationship between an individual and a psychologist or psychiatrist. Grounded in dialogue, it provides a supportive environment that allows you to talk openl...

March 10, 2017

We live in a culture that is so busy with so much crammed into a day that sometimes we need 48 hours to fulfill a 24 hour schedule .In the midst of this very hectic schedule some one may need you to listen to their  story today to give them one word of encouragement th...

March 9, 2017

Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder that is characterized by extreme highs called mania and extreme lows called depression.

When manic, people with bipolar disorder tend to be irritable, has insatiable appetite to spend and tends to engage in risky behaviors that they w...

The opioid addiction is not considered to be a  moral or mental weakness. It’s said to be a chronic mental health condition which results from changes in the brain of susceptible people. One cannot escape from it once the person gets addicted to it.

In other to break fr...

Understanding and Preventing Suicide

According to World Health Organization, approximately 1 million people die each year from suicide. What can be the reason why so many people are ready to take their own lives? Common reasons that often leads to suicide attempts are e...

 

 

 

This disorder is a condition that is characterized by hyperactivity,  impulsivity, inattentiveness and restlessness. If not adequately treated , it can impair academic and occupational achievements. This subsequently leads to performance anxiety spells,social and ps...

March 21, 2016

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a type of anxiety disorder that has distinct signs and symptoms. When a person suffers from OCD one may realize that the obsessions are reasonable but are powerless to control it.This  causes anxiety which  increases until the aff...

February 2, 2016

1) Radical acceptance of diagnosis: Receiving the diagnosis of bipolar disorder, initially, could be quite devastating. The immediate response of most people is to be in denial or reject the diagnosis. Acceptance enables us to seek the right treatment and adhere to it....

January 30, 2016

Bipolar disorder (sometimes called manic depression) is a mental health condition wherein people experience extreme highs called mania and intense low periods of sadness or depression. These phases of mania and depression are called episodes and can shift rapidly.

 

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