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What Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria?

February 22nd, 2019 - Leave a Comment
What Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria?

People that struggle with attention disorders like ADHD or ADD can struggle with a lot of painful symptoms that others may not be aware of. Their disorder can make it difficult to function in daily life and can cause harm to their relationships. Many people with ADHD suffer from rejection sensitive dysphoria which is an …

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The Difference Between Trauma and Drama

February 18th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
What Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria?

Everyone goes through stressful experiences and even everyday mishaps can become a dramatic problem depending on a person’s reaction to it. There are some things that we choose to react dramatically to even if they aren’t really dangerous or life threatening situations such as getting a bad grade, being offended by someone or other daily …

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Will Anger Management Help Extreme Mood Swings?

February 13th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
What Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria?

Different kinds of disorders and mental health issues can lead to problems with uncontrolled anger. When someone experiences extreme mood swings they may end up having feelings of rage from time to time that can negatively affect their relationships. Anger can be a natural emotion but when it becomes problematic and creates too many consequences …

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Dealing with Self Harm as an Adult

January 19th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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Most people associate self-harm with troubled teens and young people who are dealing with depression. Although teens often represent the majority of people who have self-harm issues, there are plenty of adults who are also struggling with the problem. Self-harm is a devastating mental health issue that can affect any age, gender and people from …

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Are You Finding it Impossible to Focus?

December 8th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
What Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria?

We live in a modern world where it is very easy to become distracted. With mobile devices at our fingertips and new technologies that take up a lot of our attention, focusing can become a real challenge. People can have a limited supply of attention and a lack of focus can drain your energy and …

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Crippling Paranoia

December 4th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
What Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria?

Different mental health issues can lead to symptoms of paranoia and for those struggling with this problem it can be devastating. Issues like anxiety, personality disorders, bipolar disorder and many other conditions can lead to crippling paranoia. Dealing with paranoia can make it challenging to get through daily tasks, maintain relationships and live a healthy …

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Too Scared to Sleep

October 18th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
What Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria?

There are many different factors that can come into play when someone has issues with sleep. Mental and physical health, stress and many other problems can contribute to difficulty falling and staying asleep. In some cases, sleep problems may be caused by issues with fear and anxiety that may be causing a person to stay …

Filed Under: Mental Health, Phobia, Pychotherapy, Stress

Narcissist Abuse

October 15th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
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Sometimes the people around us have self-centered tendencies but it can be difficult to spot a true narcissist especially at first. Unfortunately many people end up getting involved in relationships with a narcissist and are not aware of how much their behavior is affecting them until it is too late. Narcissist abuse is a problem …

Filed Under: Emotional Abuse, Mental Health, PTSD

Eating Disorders Effect on Mental Health

September 13th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
What Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria?

People that struggle with issues of control about food are dealing with serious psychological issues. An eating disorder is considered a type of mental illness but people with problems such as anorexia or bulimia are often comorbid with other disorders like depression and anxiety. Mental health issues are at the core of an eating disorder …

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What Does Psychological Trauma Do to the Brain?

September 10th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
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People that experience trauma not only suffer from mental health issues such as depression and anxiety, they may even have significant changes in their brain. Victims of trauma, particularly those who develop PTSD may have their brain “rewired” in a sense due to their exposure to trauma. Childhood trauma can even impact the developing brain …

Filed Under: Mental Health, PTSD, Pychotherapy