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Stress, Anxiety, and Panic–why do we have this?

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchWe all hear a lot about stress–“it’s very stressful”, “I am just stressed out”, “Hey, don’t stress”.  Obviously, stress, anxiety and even panic are hard-wired into the human condition.  But why is that? What … Continue reading

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5 Signs Your Coworker Is a Psychopath

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an article from Psychology Today that you might find interesting.   If you watch television or go to movies, you might be familiar with the concept of psychopathy–usually attributed to some serial killer … Continue reading

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How to Give Support for Depression

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search One issue that is rarely addressed by the mental health profession is the need for social support and how to provide such support for depression in times of crisis.  Being in a relationship … Continue reading

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The Narcissistic Personality

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search For today’s post, I chose to post about the Narcissistic personality because our country is being run by the picture-perfect poster child for the narcissistic personality disorder.  I feel strongly that we must … Continue reading

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Stress and Stress Reduction

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an excellent article about student stress and ways for stress reduction.  It is absolutely true that being a student today is a very stressful experience, filled with pot-holes and land mines.  The … Continue reading

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The Struggle with Schizophrenia

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search  Schizophrenia is truly a devastating disease that strikes some of our most creative and talented people at the start of their adult lives.  This article is both informative about mental health issues like … Continue reading

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The Storm After The Storm: Disaster’s Mental Toll

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchWe are almost two month past the most horrible natural disasters of this century so far–Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma–as well as major earthquakes all over the world reeking havoc with daily lives everywhere.  … Continue reading

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5 Things To Include In Your Mental Health Maintenance Routine

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchI found this article and really liked the approach.  I agree that we all need to take responsibility for our own mental health; and it seems that there may be specific things we can … Continue reading

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WHAT IS MENTAL ILLNESS: MENTAL ILLNESS FACTS

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis article by the National Alliance on Mental Illness is short, sweet and to the point.  What is mental illness? What are the facts about mental illness?  I imagine this article was developed as … Continue reading

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Borderline Personality Disorder

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchAs a retired psychiatric nurse, I can attest to the frustration everyone experiences when dealing with someone diagnosed with borderline personality disorder.  Because this diagnosis is an Axis II diagnosis, it is not as … Continue reading

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