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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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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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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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Postpartum Depression Likely to Recur

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis is a topic that gets very little play time in the news and is relatively unknown to the majority of the population.  Postpartum depression is real and occurs regularly due to the fluctuation … Continue reading

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The concept of schizophrenia is coming to an end – here’s why

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is a wonderful article about the concept of schizophrenia that makes me both happy and challenged at the same time.  This article talks about how the diagnosis of schizophrenia may really be many … Continue reading

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