How To Help Family Members With Their Mental Health Issues

One of the reasons why most family members do not try and open up their feelings is due to the fear of getting an unwanted response. It is where they build a negative idea of people’s unexpected reactions. Yes, family members understand the frustration of having a mental illness. But unfortunately, there is nothing much…

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Working With Adults With Developmental Disabilities

During these difficult times, people with physical and intellectual disabilities are among the most heavily affected groups. Even before the pandemic, they already experience several forms of barriers that disallow them to participate in society fully. As citizens, how can we make sure that we don’t further exclude them in a post-COVID19 world? According to…

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How To Get Back With An Ex Who Has ASD

Getting back with an ex is a major life decision. Because of this, it is essential to think twice before you move back in with a former lover. Take note that there was a reason why the breakup took place in the relationship. Here are some of the issues or matters that you must take…

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Your Husband Has ADD: What Happens Next? 

Living with someone who has attention deficit disorder (ADD) is a complete struggle, especially if you have no idea or clue on how to handle this kind of mental condition. Take note that the symptoms of ADD can hurt your marriage and cause it to go down the drain. This is why you need to act fast…

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Therapy In Children: What Are The Things To Remember?

    Discovering that your child needs therapy can be terrifying. For sure, you will have lots of questions and negative thoughts in your mind. Of course, you will think of the amount that you need to spend for the sessions with a professional therapist. At the same time, you will also feel hesitation in…

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ADHD And Psychiatry

  There are several kinds of mental disorders or illnesses that affect children all over the world, one of which is ADHD or attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder. While this may be common in young individuals, there have been reported cases of adults having the same mental condition. In this write-up, we are going to discuss…

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Somatization Disorder: Causes And Management

  In the previous article, Somatization Disorders: Understanding Psychosomatic Illness, we examined the four types of somatization illnesses. In this article, the etiologic factors and overview of the management will be tackled.     Etiologic Factors “Somatization disorder, characterized by a history of at least eight unexplained symptoms in four or more bodily systems, represents…

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Gambling Addiction: Slowly Rotting Your Life Away

As intelligent human beings, we are in control of our lives. Having the capacity and ability to decide for ourselves, we have our way of catharsis in dealing with the demands of life. When we feel like life is already consuming us, diversion activities become our go-to hideaway. Giving oneself a break is not bad…

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How ADHD Affects Children At An Early Stage

It worries every parent knowing that his or her child might be suffering from a mental health condition called Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or better known as ADHD. It is a chronic disorder that can impact a lot of aspects of a person’s life.

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Unconventional Treatments In Mental Health Care

Despite numerous research and studies were done to understand the etiology and cure of mental health further, there are still unanswered questions about how the mind functions. Mental illnesses are their all-time high. The increase in statistics may be attributed to the decreasing level of stigma associated with having a psychological disorder rather than the…

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