Hoarding Disorder is a mental health condition where a person acquires an excessive number of items and displays ongoing resistance to discarding them. Difficult to treat, further research needs to be undertaken in order to fully understand the psychology of this disorder.
When you think of "shock therapy", what comes to mind? Chances are it bears limited resemblance to the modern reality of electroconvulsive therapy.
Cataracts will affect all of us at one point in our lives. This article has all the information you need to make an informed decision when it's time for surgery.
Cognitive therapy is one of the approaches for the treatment of depression. According to Aaron Beck, depressed persons consistently view themselves, the future, and the world in a negative way.
We've all had itchy or watery eyes, and many of us have had dryness at one time or another. This article has all the information you need on dry eyes, including treatments and causes.
The decision to seek mental health counseling can be overwhelming with uncertainty as to how to begin. These four tips can assist in creating a map for navigating those first steps on the journey toward mental health and wellness.
When does the oral curiosity about our surroundings in childhood cross the line into a medical problem? Pica is an eating disorder that is characterized by non-food cravings.
Asperger’s syndrome comes under the umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Children with the disorder struggle in social situations, however, it’s important to realise that children with Asperger’s become highly functioning adults, whose unique way of seeing the world comes with its own strengths.
Ice is an inexpensive yet very effective treatment for pain, inflammation, and swelling. Most clients do not appreciate the importance of cold treatments.
Body Dysmorphic Disorder is an extreme mental disorder characterised by obsessive thoughts about appearance and body image. Recognised as a hidden disorder due to its shame and stigma, BDD occurs equally in both sexes and adversely affects the person’s quality of life.
Despite an improved understanding of autism spectrum disorder, there is still misinformation. Here are some common myths about the disorder.
What are human guide techniques? How do you help a person with a visual impairment find a chair? Use the stairs? This article provides information about useful techniques for these situations and more from my training as a TVI and a counselor.
Whenever taking any new medications, whether it be prescription or over the counter, it's always best to review the side effects. However, sometimes the side effects are so bad, they are not worth taking the medication to begin with. This article should help you decide.
This article covers the things you want to know about resuming activity, range of motion, scar management, sensory re-education, and lymphedema prevention after a mastectomy.
Some vegetables like potatoes, tomatoes, eggplants, and peppers can cause inflammation and arthritic pain in sensitive individuals. Find out why these foods may be bad for your health.