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Facts and Myths about Borderline Personality Disorder

July 12th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
Facts and Myths about Borderline Personality Disorder

There is still plenty of stigma surrounding mental illness, especially misunderstood disorders like borderline personality disorder. People with this illness must deal with a lot of misinterpretations about what their disorder really is and how it affects them. Those with borderline personality disorder are dealing with a lot of inner turmoil and people that don’t …

Filed Under: Personality Disorders

How to Recognize Cocaine Abuse

July 5th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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  Often times people that develop drug addictions can become very adept at hiding them and we may not know for sure if our loved ones have an addiction. When you suspect that someone in your life may be addicted to a stimulant like cocaine there can be certain signs and symptoms to look for. …

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Food Addiction and Changing Your Relationship to Food

June 25th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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  The idea that binge eating is a type of addiction like any other, is a relatively new concept in understanding this behavior. Researchers are now aware that compulsive overeating affects the pleasure center of the brain in a similar way to alcohol and other drugs. Highly palatable foods that are rich in sugar, fat …

Filed Under: Addiction, Diet and Nutrition for Wellness

How Environment Can Influence Drinking Behavior

June 20th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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  Alcohol addiction is not something that occurs simply because of moral failure or a lack of self-control. There are a number of different influences in a person’s life that can ultimately lead them to binge drink. In addition to biological reasons such as genetic vulnerability, there are numerous environmental influences that can contribute to …

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How to Recognize Secret Signs of Depression

June 17th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
Facts and Myths about Borderline Personality Disorder

  Depression is one of the most common problems in the U.S.but many people are living with depression and don’t realize that they need treatment. The buildup of stress, hopelessness and feelings of despondency can be gradual enough that people aren’t fully aware that they are living with a mental health disorder. People may try …

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The Effects of Adolescent Trauma

June 13th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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When young people are in their teenage years, there are going through a lot of difficult transitions that make life challenging for them. For those who experience trauma during their teenage years, they are faced with even more issues that can sometimes lead to mental health and behavioral problems. The impact of trauma during adolescence …

Filed Under: Mental Health

How the Brain Deals with Trauma

May 26th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
Facts and Myths about Borderline Personality Disorder

When someone goes through a traumatic experience it not only affects them emotionally but it can affect their brain functioning as well. The intense stress that someone experiences during a traumatic event can cause lasting changes that can affect their ability to cope with problems in the future. In the most severe cases of trauma, …

Filed Under: Mental Health, PTSD

Maintaining Healthy Relationships with Borderline Personality Disorder

May 24th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
Facts and Myths about Borderline Personality Disorder

Living with a mental illness like borderline personality disorder can be challenging especially when it comes to having relationships. People with this disorder live with a lot of pain and insecurity which can make it hard for them to connect with others in a healthy. Their relationships can become problematic and difficult especially when it …

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Is Self-Care Alone Enough to Ease Anxiety?

May 20th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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  There are many different aspects of wellness and many people may not realize how many steps it takes to relieve mental health issues like anxiety. The idea of self-care is a trendy new topic and although it can be useful for people dealing with a lot of stress, for someone with an anxiety disorder …

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How Harmful is Blacking Out?

May 17th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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  There is a noticeable difference between someone who is having a few social drinks with friends and a person who is binge drinking alcohol. A number of different physical symptoms tend to appear when someone is binge drinking such as stumbling, slurred speech and blacking out. These are typically signs that their alcohol consumption …

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