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  • This article describes the traits of antisocial personality disorder, medication and treatment recommendations, and suggestions for loved ones and healthcare professionals. Real-life examples of traits and patient care are provided.

    Living With Antisocial Personality Disorder 101: The Sociopath

    Living With Antisocial Personality Disorder 101: The Sociopath

    by Leah Wells-Marshburn20

  • Did you know that it's possible to get addicted to nasal sprays? Unfortunately, I learned this the hard way. This is what I did to break my dependence.

    How to Break a Nasal Spray Addiction

    How to Break a Nasal Spray Addiction

    by Kitty Fields12

  • Cognitive therapy emerged in the 1960s leading to a large number of cognitive-behavioral models. The core concept of these models is that people's cognition affects their feelings and behavior.

    A Guide to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

    A Guide to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

    by Yvette Stupart PhD4

  • If a person repeatedly overdoses on pills but always survives... and yet claims it is because of a desire to die, does it necessarily mean their intent is false? Is it attention-seeking behaviour?

    When an Overdose Becomes Attention Seeking

    When an Overdose Becomes Attention Seeking

    by meloncauli16

  • Depression, itself, is enough to change your behaviour and impede your functioning. Psychosis can exacerbate those changes and make the experience terrifying. Learn about how it can be treated.

    Major Depressive Disorder: Psychotic Depression

    Major Depressive Disorder: Psychotic Depression

    by meloncauli12

  • People take going shopping for granted. What happens when this everyday activity brings such fear that you totally avoid doing it?

    Agoraphobia - Shopping and Panic

    Agoraphobia - Shopping and Panic

    by meloncauli1

  • Do you have issues with anxiety? Are your anxiety meds not working well for you? Try these 5 ways to cure your anxiety naturally!

    5 Ways to Cure Anxiety Naturally

    5 Ways to Cure Anxiety Naturally

    by Kitty Fields6

  • More than just the 'baby blues', postnatal depression is a mental illness causing anxious thoughts and extended feelings of hopelessness. Recovery is a gradual process, but with the right treatment and support, it is possible to navigate this confusing mental maze.

    Postnatal Depression: Living on Empty

    Postnatal Depression: Living on Empty

    by Lorna Lamon2

  • When used in moderation, social media has the ability to impact positively on our daily lives, however, it is important to acknowledge the detrimental effect of these powerful online platforms on our mental health.

    The Effects of Social Media on Our Mental Health

    The Effects of Social Media on Our Mental Health

    by Lorna Lamon2

  • Psychodynamic therapy evolved from Freud's psychoanalytic theory. Learn more about this approach, which focuses on unconscious thought processes and childhood experiences.

    A Guide to Psychodynamic Therapy

    A Guide to Psychodynamic Therapy

    by Yvette Stupart PhD2

  • Lack of empathy is a hallmark characteristic of Narcissistic Personality Disorder. This article explores whether the narcissist lacks empathy—or is simply unwilling or unable to display empathy.

    Can Narcissists Feel Empathy?

    Can Narcissists Feel Empathy?

    by Natalie Frank9

  • Assumptions are a part of our everyday lives. Every decision we make is based upon them. The problem occurs when we make decisions based on assumptions that we have not validated or proven correct.

    Assumptions and the Problems They Cause

    Assumptions and the Problems They Cause

    by Denise W Anderson12

  • This article explores the experimental diagnostic category of malignant narcissism, one of the most destructive and inhumane of all psychiatric illnesses.

    The Malignant Narcissist: A Joyful Sadist

    The Malignant Narcissist: A Joyful Sadist

    by Leah Wells-Marshburn9

  • Family therapy pays attention to how family members influence each other’s behavior. This approach uses a wide range of techniques to improve family functioning.

    A Guide to Family Therapy Techniques

    A Guide to Family Therapy Techniques

    by Yvette Stupart PhD4

  • How can you support a loved one through their grieving process? As people grieve, they need the assurance and support of those closest to them.

    Best Ways to Support a Grieving Loved One

    Best Ways to Support a Grieving Loved One

    by Yvette Stupart PhD18

  • Noticing signs of suicide risk is not always straightforward, but learning which signs to look for could be life-saving. Learn about the signs of suicide risk.

    Suicide and Silence

    Suicide and Silence

    by Heather Gantt2

  • Bowen family systems therapy takes a multigenerational approach to treating the family system. It emphasizes the need for unresolved emotional fusion to be addressed for healthy family functioning.

    A Guide to Bowen Family Systems Therapy

    A Guide to Bowen Family Systems Therapy

    by Yvette Stupart PhD19

  • For many of us, admitting that there is a substance abuse problem leads to fear, shame, and embarrassment. A willingness to break through the denial, however, can lead to live-saving perspectives.

    14 Ways People Excuse Their Substance Abuse

    14 Ways People Excuse Their Substance Abuse

    by Marilyn L Davis3

  • What happens when stress builds to gigantic proportions? What happens when stress converts itself into a physical manifestation? Nonepileptic seizures explained.

    Stress Overload: Nonepileptic Seizures

    Stress Overload: Nonepileptic Seizures

    by meloncauli31

  • With the increase of music in our lives from new technological gadgets, the cases of rare auditory hallucinations, termed musical hallucinations, will likely become more prevalent.

    Musical Hallucinations: A Blessing and a Curse

    Musical Hallucinations: A Blessing and a Curse

    by Natalie Frank0

  • Grief is a journey unique to the individual, generally experienced in cycles. There is no time frame with grieving, however, there are distinct stages that occur throughout the process. Understanding these stages can help a person come to terms with their feelings and eventually heal from the loss.

    A Pathway Through Grief

    A Pathway Through Grief

    by Lorna Lamon2

  • There is an expectation of quality service when you are paying for those services. The same goes for getting therapy. Learn what to expect, what happens when you go, and what your therapist should and should not do in therapy.

    What a Therapist Should and Should Not Do in Therapy

    What a Therapist Should and Should Not Do in Therapy

    by Pj Page0

  • Some people who experience extreme trauma develop PTSD symptoms, including flashbacks and disturbing dreams. Although it is not possible to predict who will develop PTSD, there are some risk factors.

    Risk Factors for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

    Risk Factors for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

    by Yvette Stupart PhD2

  • The 11th revision of the ICD added "gaming disorder" as a potential mental health diagnosis. Is this controversial decision the way forward in treating technology abuse? How will clinicians diagnose and treat the condition?

    Is Gaming Addiction a Real Mental Health Disorder?

    Is Gaming Addiction a Real Mental Health Disorder?

    by Jennifer Moore4

  • Do you want to enhance your mental well-being? Follow these 12 steps to improve all areas of your life, including the quality of your relationships, work, and how you cope with life's challenges.

    12 Great Ways to Take Charge of Your Mental Health

    12 Great Ways to Take Charge of Your Mental Health

    by Yvette Stupart PhD16

  • Panic disorder can only develop if you have a negative first panic attack experience. What turns a panic attack into panic disorder?

    How Does Panic Disorder Start?

    How Does Panic Disorder Start?

    by meloncauli0

  • Frustrations and sadness can lead to angry outbursts, but consider the negative impact on your life and relationships. Take these nine steps to manage your anger.

    9 Anger Management Tips for Teens

    9 Anger Management Tips for Teens

    by Yvette Stupart PhD13

  • Playing video games for many can be an innocent form of entertainment, and many can game without developing problems. The intent of this article is to provide information about the pitfalls—the "dark side"—to video gaming, and the growing addiction concerns.

    What Is Video Game Addiction and How Do You Treat It?

    What Is Video Game Addiction and How Do You Treat It?

    by Lesa Densmore0

  • If there is an opposite of addiction, it might be mindfulness. While addiction often involves running from feelings and numbing pain, mindfulness involves learning to stay with and accept pain and discomfort. Practicing mindfulness skills during treatment can help maintain sobriety beyond treatment.

    Using Mindfulness Techniques in Substance Abuse Treatment

    Using Mindfulness Techniques in Substance Abuse Treatment

    by Kim Harris24

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