Have you ever felt that you might be hearing voices or that people are trying to harm you even if they’re not. And feeling that you’re losing your mind because of this? Well, you might be experiencing a psychosis disorder.
Mental illnesses come in many different forms, it can be noticeable or not, and it can affect anyone and even everyone. So, having someone you love experience a mental illness does not only affect them but also you. As someone they’re close to, you would want to be able to help them, even just a little.
The workplace usually emphasizes physical health and that’s not a bad thing. Though, even if they heavily emphasize physical well-being, some fall short when it comes to mental health. But, why is it important in the workplace?
An antidepressant is a type of medication that helps alleviate the symptoms of various mental health disorders such as, depression, anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, serious phobias, such as agoraphobia and social phobia, bulimia, and lastly, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). They try to address chemical imbalances in the brain’s neurotransmitters, which are thought to be the cause of mood and behavioral shifts.
You might know someone who has trouble figuring out their priorities and doing things because they feel like it. They can be a family member, a friend that you’ve known for awhile or simply an acquaintance. You might not know this, but they might have poor impulse control. But what exactly does having poor impulse control mean?
Autism isn’t a disease that can be caught from another person. It’s a disorder that you have from the moment you’re born. It might not show signs immediately. It could only show up after a person is several years old. As we know, autism is a disorder that many parents are afraid of. This can affect any child and most of the time, it can hamper their development to varying degrees. So what autism treatments can you give your child if they have it?
Schizophrenia is a mental illness that affects how a person perceives the world around them. Their perception of reality is skewed and they have trouble dealing with day to day life. It can affect anyone from children to adults from all walks of life and it can be difficult to diagnose properly. Schizophrenia has … Read more
Going through a life threatening event like illness and accidents can take a toll on anyone’s mental health. You might feel helpless, and unable to do the things you love after the event. Eventually, however, you’ll put the memory behind you. The same can’t be said of someone suffering from PTSD. The dread that they … Read more
Everyone wants to be physically fit. To be able to run several miles without breaking a sweat. But not everyone shouts out to the world that they want to be mentally fit. What does running 100 miles matter if your thoughts are clouded and you start lashing out at those running in the game of … Read more
Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), sometimes called Multiple Identity Disorder, is a
mental disorder characterized by two at minimum, distinct personality states. DID is one
of the most talked about illnesses.