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August 03, 2020

Is There An Anxiety Epidemic?

Mental Health

We’re still plagued by the same forms of anxiety disorder as our ancient ancestors—but the things that trigger our anxiety have certainly changed. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/why-we-worry/201811/is-there-anxiety-epidemic

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June 14, 2019

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Mental Health

An individual with OCD has frequent, upsetting thoughts (obsessions) that she tries to control by repeating particular behaviors (compulsions). The obsessions spark a great deal of anxiety because they are not only intrusive and unwanted but also recurrent, Dr. Rego says. “People with OCD will do anything to combat or escape the obsessions and therefore […]

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June 04, 2019

Living with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Mental Health

Background Information Have you ever left your house, but stopped the car and went back inside because you couldn’t remember if you turned off the stove? A natural reaction to a potentially dangerous situation, right? Sure – we’ve all done it. Ever obsessively thought about whether you turned the stove off for hours on end. […]

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May 31, 2019

How to manage your moods

Mental Health

Usually, a low mood goes away quite quickly and does not require treatment. But, if your low moods are lasting for more than two weeks and you have felt sad, down or miserable most of the time or have lost interest in most of your usual activities, you could have depression. Make an appointment to […]

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May 24, 2019

Life Challenges for Women with Schizophrenia

Mental Health

Overview Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder in which people interpret reality abnormally. Schizophrenia may result in some combination of hallucinations, delusions, and extremely disordered thinking and behavior that impairs daily functioning, and can be disabling. People with schizophrenia require lifelong treatment. Early treatment may help get symptoms under control before serious complications develop and […]

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