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Dealing with the Effects of Trauma
Self-Help & Improvement

Dealing with the Effects of Trauma

You may have had one or many very upsetting, frightening, or traumatic things happen to you in your life, or …Read the Rest

Do You Need Therapy?
Therapy

Do You Need Therapy?

People with a range of problems – from depression to marital strife to simple phobias like the fear of flying …Read the Rest

Types of Therapy
Therapy

Types of Therapy

The popular conception of therapy is that of the classic talk therapy; a person, a couch and a psychologist with …Read the Rest

The Psychology of Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Disorder

The Psychology of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder, (or Manic Depression as it used to be called), has had its share of media attention, with stories …Read the Rest

Bipolar Disorder with Psychotic Features
Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder with Psychotic Features

Psychosis, aka Psychotic Features, is associated with the manic phase of bipolar I disorder, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorder. Other conditions where psychosis may be present include postpartum psychosis, dementia, depressive episodes, Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis. The use of certain illegal drugs, including methamphetamine, can bring on psychotic episodes.

Types of Domestic Violence and Abuse
Abuse

Types of Domestic Violence and Abuse

There are different types of domestic abuse, including emotional, physical, sexual, and economic abuse. Many abusers behave in ways that …Read the Rest

Domestic Violence 101
Abuse

Domestic Violence 101

DYNAMICS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE The following .pdf download includes information such as: Statutory and Behavioral Definitions Function of Domestic Violence: …Read the Rest

The Cycle of Violence
Abuse

The Cycle of Violence

Domestic abuse falls into a common pattern, or cycle of violence: Abuse – The abuser lashes out with aggressive or …Read the Rest

Domestic Violence and Abuse
Abuse

Domestic Violence and Abuse

If you think your spouse or partner is abusive, or you suspect that someone you know is in an abusive …Read the Rest

Complications of Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Disorder

Complications of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder has many serious complications, such as suicide, job loss, self-injury, hallucinations, delusions, substance abuse, etc. However, with the proper treatment and support they can be significantly reduced. Note: People diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder usually will not experience every complication.

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