I discuss my experience working in a psychiatric hospital. This was my first job after earning my undergraduate degree in psychology.
It seemed innocent enough: The older man/younger woman "forbidden love" story, but now the media refuses to correct its narrative to show Lucas is just a vile predator victimizing a teenage girl.
→ While the effects of life trauma on the individual are an advancing area of psychological study, the point of intersection of PTSD and personality is not yet well understood. Recent research is beginning to shed light on the neurobiological mechanics of the brain in regard to PTSD, but there is...
A brief look at the Social Learning and Family Systems Theories, detailing the similarities and how they differ, one from the other.
Understanding complex PTSD symptoms and origins is an important first step in finding a PTSD treatment that takes into account the troubles with intimacy and trust, and the pervasive identity issues, that are often not addressed when standard treatments for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder are used.
Understanding the part that the brain plays in PTSD for the layman. The more information a survivor has about their PTSD, the better chance they have in recovery.
Emetophobia is a fear of vomiting that can cause great stress for those who suffer from it. Which treatments are most effective will be investigated. (Co-written by Cameo Behr)
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)is a therapy that can work without drugs to effect relief from certain stress and anxiety disorders. An account of the author's successful experience as a patient.
Glenn Close and her family, have gone public with the family battle with mental illness. Why would Ms Close to this? To dispel the myths, and the stigmas which are based on fear and ignorance.
This blog explores Bibliotherapy and it's usefulness in the mental health field. Bibliotherapy is related to religion as it uses the bible to address mental health issues.