Mental Illness & Treatment
Phobias are emotional reactions that often interfere with one’s life on a chronic basis or acutely when the person is confronted with certain situations. While everyone has fears, people afflicted with phobias...
What is schizophrenia and what is dissociative identity disorder? Aren't they the same thing?
This article reviews some of the research literature about mood stabilizers in general, and lithium in particular. It is concluded that mood stabilizers do not (as their name would suggest) maintain mood within certain...
Psychopaths are dangerous. Experts have identified characteristics that will help determine if a child has psychopathic tendencies.
The myth of the San Antonio Mental Asylum has been discovered. People from all over have come to see the haunted asylum, haunted it may have been, but was it a mental asylum.
Do you know how psychosis or neurosis are defined, on a medical level, what the signs and symptoms are, or how they are treated? Simple definitions and the differences between the two are highlighted below.
Imagine being buried in your home by your own junk with excessive items and trash everywhere. Is hoarding a mental illness? Or a case of being a slob? How does someone become a hoarder?
Interesting facts for service users about psychiatrists in the UK
After years observing and studying the mental health pandemic in North America, here are some interesting insights I have to share.
Many people have misconceptions about life inside a psychiatric hospital. This article clarifies some of that information with reality-based examples.
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