Making the Connection Between Childhood Abuse, Depression and Suicide
It is naive of us to believe that all children enjoy a happy childhood and family life; abuse remains the unspoken family secret and scientists are actively involved in research to help understand the long-term effects, and to prevent child … Continue reading
Schizophrenia: Positive, Negative & Cognitive Symptoms, Case Studies & Controversial Approaches
Schizophrenia, a complex, often severe and disabling, disease may be one of the most misunderstood and misquoted of all mental illnesses. How often have we heard someone disparage another as being a “schizo”, when in fact that person is perhaps … Continue reading
Suicidal Thoughts: When Is It Time to Worry?
If you are having a crisis call 1-800-273-8255, 1-800-SUICIDE National Suicide Prevention Lifeline & don’t stay alone. If you are having active suicidal ideations, you need to seek professional help immediately. When you’re in the business of trying to help mentally … Continue reading
Psychological Trauma & Factors That Contribute to Long-Term Traumatization
Trauma is a psychological damage, caused by a single or enduring/repetitive traumatic event that completely overwhelms the person’s ability to cope and/or integrate the memories & emotions associated with it. The traumatic event can be physical, psychological or both. Continue reading
Mental Disorders and Descriptive Features Associated With PTSD
There might be elevated chance of Panic Attacks, OCD, Agoraphobia, Social Fear, Specific Fear, Major Despression Symptoms, Substance-Related Disorders and Somatization Disorder. Continue reading
Online Bipolar Tests: How Much Can You Trust Them?
Online bipolar test epidemic & self-diagnosis dichotomy. What does bipolar disorder really feel like? Ideas are coming to mind faster than I can process them, so fast that it’s irritating. With my paranoid heart rate I get on doing 100 … Continue reading
Psychological Disorders – Definition, Understanding Classification & the List of Types DEFINITION OF PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS There’s much “physical” in psychological disorders while at the same time, there is much psychological in “physical” disorders. The issues brought up by psychological disorders … Continue reading