Daily Archives: April 17, 2016

Borderline or Bipolar Objective Data

When a patient presents with episodes of depression, irritability, and emotional lability (especially tears and anger, with rapid changes), might he or she have borderline personality disorder (BPD)? Or could it be rapid cycling bipolar disorder (BD)? Although there are … Continue reading

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How to strengthen your social suppport

Stress is a normal and unavoidable part of life — but too much stress can affect your emotional and physical wellbeing. According to APA’s 2015 Stress in America survey1, average stress levels today are slightly higher than they were in 2014. … Continue reading

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What a Psychologist do after on disaster relief situations

Whenever there is a disaster of any magnitude, psychologists often are mobilized to help. To an outside observer, it would be difficult to tell the psychologist apart from the other volunteers. Psychologists may be providing a variety of important support … Continue reading

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Recovering Emotionally after a disaster

Disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes, transportation accidents or wildfires are typically unexpected, sudden and overwhelming. For many people, there are no outwardly visible signs of physical injury, but there can be nonetheless an emotional toll. It is common for people … Continue reading

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Confidence self affirmations

Present Tense Affirmations I am confident I am strong and powerful I boldly go after what I want in life I am outgoing and confident in social situations I believe in myself I always stand up for myself and my … Continue reading

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Positive self talk aiffirmations

Present Tense Affirmations I encourage myself I am fully confident in myself I see only the good things in myself I destroy negative self talk I am immune to negative thinking I utilize positive self talk to my advantage I … Continue reading

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Anxiety and sadness may increase on Anniversary of Traumatic event

Anniversary dates of traumatic events can reactivate thoughts and feelings from the actual event, and survivors may experience peaks of anxiety and depression, according to psychologist Susan Silk, PhD, of APA’s Disaster Response Network. Around the anniversary of a traumatic event, … Continue reading

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