An informative article about some phobias that sufferers might experience from sunrise to sunset.
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.
Historically parents have been blamed for behaviors of their child with mental illness, even for the illness. Placing blame on solely on parents ignores other contributing factors and does not allow us to have the important conversations and do the work that is needed to bring about change.
Many people have misconceptions about life inside a psychiatric hospital. This article clarifies some of that information with reality-based examples.
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?
Living with mental illness - the personal story of my brother and his continuing struggle with Bipolar and undiagnosed Aspergers. I believe my brother is autistic, but how can I prove it?
Has psychiatry brought benefits to people suffering from schizophrenia? Evidence is presented from studies 1.comparing recovery rates in the under-developed world with those in the west; 2.comparing progress over the last 100 years in psychiatry with that achieved in other medical specialisms; 3....
This is an exploratory essay about schizophrenia, as is indicated in the title.
In this article, I talk about how stress develops and how this effects how we live and give some advice and treatment on solving stress.
What is schizophrenia and what is dissociative identity disorder? Aren't they the same thing?