A Guide To Dating With A Bipolar Boyfriend

One of the best parts about having a boyfriend whom you love deeply is getting an opportunity to feel loved in return. It feels good to be with someone whom you can share all your secrets and do all the things that you enjoy. Unfortunately, several factors can affect a relationship. This is the reason…

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Why Even Children Are Prone To Getting Depression Now

Depression is one of the most common mental disorders that people used to take as a joke in the past. If someone admits to having this illness, a tactless person may say, “Not true. You’re just sad – it will pass.” You may also hear accusations from others about lying to gain sympathy from everyone.…

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Types and Management of Schizophrenia

When Eugene Bleuler introduced the term schizophrenia, it created confusion in the mainstream academic community if the “split mind” concept would also mean “split personalities.” Schizophrenia does not intend to mean splitting of personalities like in the Dissociative Identity Disorder. Split mind explains the distortion of cognitive processes due to an imbalance of neurotransmitters in…

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The Effects of Schizophrenia To Families

Families of persons with schizophrenia have gone to the depths of sufferings, making their lives an endless battlefield of balancing the state of normalcy and the chaotic environment of their loved one stricken with such sickness. Numerous research has been accomplished and presented to study the effects of schizophrenia on the part of the families, how…

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Madness Beyond Beauty

You are awakened by the sound of the alarm clock to start your day. You get up from the bed. You faced the mirror, and the first thing that you see is your “ugly” face. “My eyes are not equal… My nose is too big… I have rough face… My lips are too wide” The…

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Medications For Psychiatric Disorders

  Psychopharmacology or the administration of medicines that explicitly treat the symptoms of mental illness have been practiced since the discovery that neurochemicals in the brain are responsible for the development of these conditions. Specific medicines target specific neurochemicals in the brain by inhibiting or increasing the release of neurotransmitters to control and regulate particular…

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Communication Problems in Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a major thought disorder characterized by a disruption in thought processes, disturbance in perception field, communication problems, and socialization issues. At this point, there is no definitive treatment for schizophrenia. Once the person gets diagnosed, the condition persists and become can become chronic with a tendency to be in its severe and disabling…

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Understanding Anger In Bipolar Disorder

  Having bipolar disorder is a condition that affects every facet of your life. As an adult dealing with this disease, many challenges and modifications lie ahead to manage its symptoms while at the same time, taking control of your life and refusing for the chaos to define you as a person. Bipolar disorder is…

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