Daily Archives: May 10, 2016

The key mindset that can never lose

Life is full of ups and downs and often times because our brains our wired to pay attention to the negative more, the losses are magnified, rehashed and fertile ground for self-criticism. Maybe you fall short on a test, don’t … Continue reading

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Staying well when you have a mental illness

Staying Well When You Have a Mental Illness When you have a mental illness, you may not realize how important your overall health is to your recovery. Having poor overall health can get in the way and make recovery harder. … Continue reading

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Fast Facts

FAST FACTS: Fast Facts Mind/Body n Stress is linked to the six leading causes of death: heart disease, cancer, lung ailments, accidents, cirrhosis of the liver and suicide. (APA, 2004)  Chronic stress can double a person’s risk of having a … Continue reading

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GAD general anxiety disorder

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)[/size] Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is characterized by six months or more of chronic, exaggerated worry and tension that is unfounded or much more severe than the normal anxiety most people experience. People with this disorder usually … Continue reading

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OCD Obsessive compulsive disorder

OCD (Obsessive compulsive disorder): People with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) suffer intensely from recurrent unwanted thoughts (obsessions) or rituals (compulsions), which they feel they cannot control. Rituals, such as handwashing, counting, checking or cleaning, are often performed in hope of preventing … Continue reading

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Types of Bipolar

Types of Bipolar Disorder There are several kinds of bipolar disorder. Each kind is defined by the length, frequency and pattern of episodes of mania and depression. Bipolar I Disorder Bipolar I disorder is characterized by one or more manic … Continue reading

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Post GUIDELINE WATCH PRACTICE GUIDELINE FOR THE TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH BIPOLAR DISORDER, 2ND EDITION

obert M. A. Hirschfeld, M.D. APA’s Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients With Bipolar Disorder, 2nd Edition, was published in April 2002 (1). Since that time, a number of controlled treatment studies on aspects of bipolar disorder have been … Continue reading

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