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Overcoming Anxiety

What is Anxiety? Anxiety is an Intense, excessive, and persistent worry and fear regarding everyday situations. Things like a racing heart, shortness of breath, sweating, and feeling tired can happen. When it comes to living with adult-onset or social anxiety, some people are not able to explain what triggers the symptoms. Others know they have […]

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What is Depression? – Habits and Cause Depression

What is depression? Depression is different from usual mood fluctuations and short-lived emotional responses to challenges in everyday life. Especially when recurrent and with moderate or severe intensity, depression may become a serious health condition. It can cause the affected person to suffer greatly and function poorly at work, at school, and in the family.  […]

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10 Ways To Treat Bipolar Disorder

How to Treat Bipolar Disorder While there are numerous symptoms associated with bipolar disorder, there are some distinct ways in which these symptoms can be distinguished, and they may help you to identify if you are having a manic episode, depressive episode, or mixed/hypomanic episode. The most distinct sign of a manic episode is an […]

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(2021) Do I Have Bipolar Disorder? How Can I Find Out

Find Out Bipolar Disorder Typically we think of manic depression first and then we think of bipolar disorder which is a very different kind of depression. Symptoms are very different between the two. But it is often difficult to sort out the symptoms from the causes. Below are some ideas to try to sort out […]

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What Are the Causes of Bipolar Disorder?

Causes of Bipolar Disorder In individuals diagnosed with bipolar disorder, two different neurotransmitters whose function is to act in opposite directions of each other are functioning. This can lead to a state in which one neurotransmitter is boosting your mood, and the other is working to shut it down. Serotonin is the neurotransmitter that is […]

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Dealing With Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder can affect people differently. Some will experience moments of both mania and depression and this can cause great concern for the individual’s friends and family. Individuals who suffer from this illness have to be careful of the ways they interact with others. Manic depression can cause extreme mood swings that are oftentimes impossible […]

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Bipolar Disorder Signs and Symptoms

The National Institute of Mental Health describes bipolar disorder this way: Bipolar disorder can occur in both adults and children. Adolescents with bipolar disorder are also at an increased risk of developing psychoses or fulfilling suicide afterward. On the other hand, adults with bipolar disorder are at an increased risk of developing major depression as […]

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Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder It can run in families. Some members of a family may suffer from mood disorders, but it does not guarantee that if you have a family history of mood disorders you will develop them. It is often misdiagnosed. Bipolar disorder can appear alongside depression and other mental illnesses. It can also manifest itself […]

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Learning Disabilities – Excessive Learning in Children?

Learning Disabilities It seems to be that every year there are more cases of learning disabilities affecting children and teens. Is this increase in disorders commercial? Could this be due to the uncertain job market, pressure to achieve on the job, the anxiety of making the grade, or the demands of outhitary society? Or is […]

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Therapy Progression 101

Therapy Progression The most advanced psychotherapy practitioners and counselors are well aware of the importance of therapy progression. As they analyze the possibilities that exist with their clients, they often indicate that early, definitive intervention is seldom the intervention that produces meaningful and lasting change. So what does this mean for clients? First, they should […]