What I Know about Mental Health and Substance abuse

What you Dont Know about Mental Health and Substance Abuse It's not uncommon for Mental Health Disorders, to be accompanied by Substance abuse. I write this post, from personnal experience. Anxiety, General Anxiety disorder (GAD), Depression, Bipolar Disorder sometimes are not always treated properly, or they go untreated altogether. Sometimes people treated with these disorders... Continue Reading →

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When Anxiety and ADHD Occur Together

It’s not uncommon for individuals with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to struggle with anxiety, whether it’s several symptoms or a full-blown disorder. In fact, about 30 to 40 percent of people with ADHD have an anxiety disorder, which includes “obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, phobias, social anxiety and panic disorder,” according to Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D, a... Continue Reading →

Eight Most Popular ADHD Medications

There is no one specific treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but proper treatment can help control many of the symptoms. Treatment for ADHD generally entails taking drugs, but a comprehensive approach that also includes behavioral therapy and education is advised to optimally handle symptoms. For children with ADHD, the American Academy of Pediatrics... Continue Reading →

Best Medications for ADHD

Approximately 10 million adults have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Although there is a significant amount of research on medication treatment for children with ADHD, much less controlled research data has been conducted on medication therapy in adults. As a treatment of ADHD, it has been said that “pills do not substitute for skills.” This means that... Continue Reading →

Twenty signs of Codependency

o what does codependency actually look like? Some of the things that have been found to correlate with codependency include (Marks et al., 2012): Low self-esteemLow levels of narcissismFamilial dysfunctionDepressionAnxietyStressLow emotional expressivity Other signs of codependency include (Lancer, 2016; Mental Health America): Having a hard time saying noHaving poor boundariesEmotional reactivityAlways feeling compelled to take care of... Continue Reading →

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