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Common Mental Illnesses: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Posted on: April 24, 2020 by in Ativan Treatment
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What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)? Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an extreme compulsive need to repeat routines, phrases, or gestures. It is a form of maladaptive (not beneficial) coping with extreme moments of anxiety. OCD is a type of anxiety disorder that manifests as a way of attempting to manage moments of anxiety. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Symptoms One individual can display signs of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) that are completely different than Continue Reading ...

How to Overcome Stress from COVID-19

Posted on: April 17, 2020 by in Ativan Treatment
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Whether you currently suffer from a mental illness, a dual diagnosis, substance abuse, or are perfectly healthy, the outbreak of COVID-19 may be stressful for you. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), fear and anxiety caused by worrying about the disease can be overwhelming. The CDC lists what stress during this uncertain time can look like for different people warning that some people may have stronger reactions than others: Fear/worry about your health or Continue Reading ...

Common Mental Illnesses: Depression

Posted on: April 3, 2020 by in Ativan Treatment
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Depression is a mental illness that is caused by a chemical imbalance within the brain and is characterized by a persistently depressed mood, which causes significant impairment in daily life. Types of Depression Depression is a broad term and can either be a stand-alone mental illness or occur as a part of a larger mental illness. For example, battling schizophrenia can cause depression. Individuals with bipolar disorder have periods of depression. Postpartum depression occurs after the Continue Reading ...

Common Mental Illnesses: Bipolar Disorder

Posted on: March 20, 2020 by in Ativan Treatment
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What is Bipolar Disorder? Bipolar disorder is a mental illness characterized by a manic phase and a depressive phase. In a manic phase, lasting anywhere between weeks and months, an individual experiences an intense moment of hyperactivity. In the depressive phase of bipolar, which can also last weeks to months, an individual experiences intense moments of depression. There are three main types of bipolar: Bipolar I – diagnosed when a person has a manic episode. People with Continue Reading ...

Common Mental Illnesses: The Basics

Posted on: February 7, 2020 by in Ativan Treatment
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What are Mental Illnesses? Mental illnesses are wars waged onto an individual’s mental state. The mental illnesses can occur from a chemical imbalance within the brain or from a more organic cause such as tumors, injuries, and even other illnesses (such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, etc.). To be diagnosed with a mental illness, symptoms must occur for six months or longer. What are Some Common Mental Illnesses? Commonly talked about mental illnesses can include anxiety Continue Reading ...