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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

Differences between a Delusion and a Hallucination
Bipolar Disorder

Differences between a Delusion and a Hallucination

Delusions are typical symptom of various mental disorders, such as schizophrenia, delusional disorder, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, and schizophreniform disorder. …Read the Rest

Substance Use and Obesity in Bipolars
Bipolar Disorder

Substance Use and Obesity in Bipolars

The rising prevalence and dispersion of obesity in North America in the past decade is analogous to a communicable disease …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

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.

Understanding Hospitalization for Mental Health
Treatment

Understanding Hospitalization for Mental Health

If you have severe symptoms of an illness like depression, schizophrenia, or bipolar disorder, a brief stay in the hospital …Read the Rest

The Differences between Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and Multiple Personality Disorder
Bipolar Disorder

The Differences between Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and Multiple Personality Disorder

Sometimes people confuse three mental disorders, only one of which could be called “common” within the population – bipolar disorder …Read the Rest

Risk Factors for Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Disorder

Risk Factors for Bipolar Disorder

About 5.7 million adult Americans suffer from Bipolar Disorder. Estimates of the lifetime risk for the disorder run between 1.0 …Read the Rest

Schizophrenia 101: Schizophrenia and Substance Abuse
Addiction

Schizophrenia 101: Schizophrenia and Substance Abuse

Substance abuse is a common concern of the family and friends of people with schizophrenia. Since some people who abuse …Read the Rest

Schizophrenia 101: Schizophrenia and Violence
Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia 101: Schizophrenia and Violence

News and entertainment media tend to link mental illness and criminal violence; however, studies show that except for those persons …Read the Rest

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