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Body Dysmorphic Disorder Versus Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Body dysmorphic disorders, also known as dysmorphophobia and commonly called body image disorder, is a mental health disorder characterized by extreme…

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Understanding the Difference Between Body Dysmorphia, Self-Esteem, and Negative Body Image

Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), unlike body image disturbance, is when an individual is struggling with an over-emphasis on a specific body…

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Conduct Disorder

Conduct disorder is a repetitive and persistent pattern of behavior in children and adolescents in which the rights of others or…

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Kate Spade’s Tragic Ending: Understanding Suicide From a Mental Health Perspective

Understanding Suicide From a Mental Health Perspective “In order to lead a fascinating life, one brimming with art, music, intrigue, and…

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Researching a Treatment Center and Learning about Recovery

What Can I Do Next? Researching a Treatment Center and Learning About What Happens in Recovery There are many difficult stages…

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Substance Abuse Among Celebrities

Who is affected? Addiction does not discriminate against gender, race, culture, religion, or socioeconomic status. Many famous people from television, movies,…

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How to Successfully Navigate the Holiday Season if You’re Alone

The holiday season can be joyous for many but can be triggering for individuals who are alone, who recently lost a…

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Pervasive Developmental Disorders

Pervasive development disorders, now formally called autism spectrum disorders are a group of childhood disorders characterized by problems with socializing and…

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Oppositional Defiant Disorder: More Than Just a Temper Tantrum

Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) as a recurrent pattern of angry/irritable…

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Nutrition and Substance Abuse

Proper nutrition and hydration are key to the substance abuse healing process because they help restore physical and mental health and…

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