Category Archives: Mental Health

  • What Are The Effects Of Anxiety On Society?
    Thursday, June 29th, 2017

    What Are The Effects Of Anxiety On Society?

    Could anxiety disorders have an effect on society? Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorder experienced by adults. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 18 percent of adults in the US are affected by anxiety...
  • Are Eating Disorders Genetic?
    Monday, June 12th, 2017

    Are Eating Disorders Genetic?

    Research into eating disorders has taken a long time to discover that eating disorders are in fact genetically passed on. Gaining insight into how the brain creates an eating disorder and how the brain recovers from an eating disorder...
  • Understanding Bulimia Nervosa
    Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

    Understanding Bulimia Nervosa

    Currently, there is no specific cause of bulimia nervosa that researchers have been able to pinpoint. Brain imaging research continues to provide insight about how eating disorders like bulimia nervosa work in the brain, which encourages further investigation into...
  • The Very Real Dangers Of Anorexia Nervosa
    Monday, June 5th, 2017

    The Very Real Dangers Of Anorexia Nervosa

    Eating disorders are legitimate mental illnesses which pose a series of serious risks. Health complications, severe mental distress, and death, can all result from enduring anorexia nervosa. Of any mental illness, anorexia nervosa leads in the highest rate of...
  • Signs And Symptoms Of Trauma
    Friday, May 26th, 2017

    Signs And Symptoms Of Trauma

    Trauma can occur at any time in someone’s life. Whether recent or from decades ago, untreated trauma can become problematic. Fear: Fear is something everyone lives with as it is a part of human nature. For a survivor of...
  • Alcoholism Worsens Borderline Personality Disorder; Recovery Helps
    Thursday, May 25th, 2017

    Alcoholism Worsens Borderline Personality Disorder; Recovery Helps

    A recent study reported that approximately 63 percent of the people participating who were diagnosed with BPD (borderline personality disorder) also struggled with alcoholism. The same study showed that people who had alcohol use disorders were more than 3...
  • What Do I Need To Know About The New Drug “Gray Death”?
    Friday, May 19th, 2017

    What Do I Need To Know About The New Drug “Gray Death”?

    Reports from various parts of the country have spread word of the latest threat in the opioid epidemic, a synthetic opioid substance called “Gray Death”. Appearance: Gray death gets its namesake from the color and texture of the deadly...
  • Change Negative Stress To Positive Stress With These 3 Steps
    Friday, May 19th, 2017

    Change Negative Stress To Positive Stress With These 3 Steps

    Calm Down Your Body. When you’re under a peak amount of stress, trying to relax the body is one of the last things you are thinking about. Priority is given to all those stressful things swirling around your mind....
  • Yes, Social Media Makes You More Lonely
    Monday, May 15th, 2017

    Yes, Social Media Makes You More Lonely

    Social media held a fantastical promise: to connect the world. In many ways it has. Long lost friends can be continents apart yet find each other and stay updated on one another’s lives through social media. People come together...
  • Why Letting Go Of That Resentment Is So Hard
    Friday, April 21st, 2017

    Why Letting Go Of That Resentment Is So Hard

    The talk of “God” and a higher power is one of the things which turns people away from the twelve steps and any kind of treatment program which includes the use of the twelve steps. Rumors of an inventory...
  • How Do Body Image Issues Affect Men And Women?
    Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

    How Do Body Image Issues Affect Men And Women?

    Body image issues are more common now than they have been in years past. Studies have revealed that there is a strong correlation between newer media and an increase in body image issues. Traditional media such as magazines and...