In: Trauma

Risky Business: Habits and Behaviors that Increase the Risk of Developing a Mental Health Disorder

According to statistics, approximately one in five Americans will be affected by a mental health condition at least once in their…

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What’s Eating Our Patients? The Link Relationship between Trauma and Eating Disorders

Although the evidence to suggest that eating disorders (ED) have a biological basis has been described as irrefutable (e.g., Strober &…

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Debunking Common Addiction Treatment Myths

Addiction is defined by the inability to abstain from a drug craving or unhealthy behavior, which results in biological and psychological…

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Dissociative Identity Disorder

Dissociative identity disorder, commonly referred to as multiple personality disorder, is a severe posttraumatic psychopathology disorder characterized by the disruption of…

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National Prevention Week for Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Mental health disorders and substance abuse disorder affect millions of people in the United States each year. These disorders are often…

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National Foster Care Month: The Link Between Foster Care and Mental Health Disorders

May is National Foster Care Month, a month dedicated to recognizing the time and commitment from foster parents, family members, volunteers,…

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How to Spot Mental Health Red Flags

Teen Angst vs. Teen Anxiety: How to Spot Mental Health Red Flags Worried about the emotional state of your teen or…

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Depression Symptoms in Teens: Why Today’s Teens Are More Depressed Than Ever

Depression Symptoms in Teens: Why Today’s Teens Are More Depressed Than Ever After a decline in the 1990s, the number of…

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What is Art Therapy and How It Can Help Me?

Art Therapy: Is it Art, Therapy, or Both? Survivors and Experts Describe the Process “I was suffering from an eating disorder,…

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Should Teachers Go Back to School for Training in Mental Health?

Teachers and Ed Professionals Say They Are Unprepared to Deal with Mental Health Issues At his administration’s National Conference on Mental…

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