A Guide To Supporting Someone With Mental Health Problems

Even with our best intentions at heart, expressing support for our loved ones with mental health problems can be tricky. We can only know so much about what they are going through, and because of this, some of our efforts do not necessarily translate to the best courses of actions. However, this should not discourage…

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11 Ways You Can Start Prioritizing Your Mental Health

When the talk is about improving oneself, it will eventually lead to healthy eating, working out and getting enough sleep. However, there are times that despite following all these tips, sometimes, nothing seems to work. You are still restless even long before the day ends. Maybe your diet, your physical activities, and sleep is not…

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The Seven Stages Of A Scorned Woman

Source: pixabay.com Many have asked on what to do if a woman is scorned, how to calm her down, what causes her outbursts, what triggers her anger, how long does this last or how others handled similar situations. The answer is, it is complicated. There may be different reasons why a woman feels angry and…

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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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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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