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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

Real Men Don’t Get Help
Mental Illness

Real Men Don’t Get Help

The stigma still exists: “Real men” don’t whine about their physical, mental or emotional problems. They work it out, suck …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

Types of Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Depression

Types of Bipolar Disorder

The bipolar classifications in this post are loosely paraphrased from the DSM-IV-Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition …Read the Rest

How to Tell Your Friends You Have Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Disorder

How to Tell Your Friends You Have Bipolar Disorder

Note: This article was written by a teen for teens, but the advice can also apply to anyone who is …Read the Rest

How Friends and Family of Bipolars Can Help Themselves
Bipolar Disorder

How Friends and Family of Bipolars Can Help Themselves

Bipolar Disorder is an illness that affects the entire family – mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, grandparents, aunts and uncles, husbands …Read the Rest

A Partner and Family Guide to Dealing with OCD
Friends & Family

A Partner and Family Guide to Dealing with OCD

DO’s DO: Be Supportive. Talk about the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Listen to the loved one. Try to be understanding during …Read the Rest

Helping a Loved One After a Diagnosis of Mental Illness
Friends & Family

Helping a Loved One After a Diagnosis of Mental Illness

How To Help If a friend told you he had diabetes, how would you react? If you’re like most people, …Read the Rest

Managing the Balancing Act with Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Disorder

Managing the Balancing Act with Bipolar Disorder

Successful bipolar disorder treatment typically requires a careful course of medication, psychotherapy, and discipline to stay on track–and avoid an emotional crash.

Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Disorder

Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder

“Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder” by Julie A. Fast and John D. Preston was the first book I ever bought …Read the Rest

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