Despite all appearances to the contrary, the world is still somewhat old fashioned. An excellent example of a continuation of long-held views is no more apparent than with the general perception of mental health problems. It is understandable that,...
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a mental illness that falls into the category of anxiety disorders. While it comes in many different forms, the main symptoms of OCD are obsessive thoughts that cannot be controlled. These thoughts are usually on macabre,...
There is a difficulty that presents itself to all parents when their child reaches the age of 13 or so; are those mood swings natural teenage, hormone-driven angst - or are they something more? Mental health problems, such as anxiety...
If you've been feeling bad for a while and you think it's time to see someone about it, because you don't want to feel bad anymore, then keep reading. If you answer yes to any of the questions below, then...
Imagine you are asked to describe what depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, or bipolar disorder are. Would you say "mental health problems" or something similar? Most people would, and there is a general perception that these problems are purely based in the...
Agoraphobia is, by strict etymological definition, the fear of open spaces. However, it tends to be most commonly used as a clinical medical term for those who have a fear of being outside. These fear can become so crippling...
In the late 1980s to the early 1990s, the world went mad for Prozac. Everyone, seemingly, was on the most famous anti-depressant of them all... until a few, select clinical studies showed it could actually worsen symptoms. Even though...
Inpatient Eating Disorder Clinic Today I'd like to speak with you about binge eating disorder. You may not know much about it but binge eating disorder is part of the spectrum of eating disorders. Binge eating disorder is a real medical condition...
We all have things in our past we do not like and the memories of which make us feel uncomfortable. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is where a past event comes back to haunt someone's present, to the point where...
What is Agoraphobia? You know those people out there who say they're not afraid of anything? Those people are phonies, because we shall all know fear when the time comes for us to kneel before the, say, buzzing chainsaw. There are normal...