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Anxiety and Change in the New Year

A New Year is a reminder that the future is coming and change is imminent. Uncertainty is a big trigger for…

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National Hugging Day

Have you ever had a lousy day? The kind where funny cat videos and goofy memes cannot even turn that frown…

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Walk with Your Dog: It’s Good For Your Mental Health

A dog is a man’s best friend. They are loyal to their owners and are always so excited to greet their…

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Common Myths About Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) affects 1.7 to 2.4 percent of the U.S. population, which translates to approximately one in fifty people….

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Understanding the Difference Between Body Dysmorphic Disorder, 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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Supporting Caregivers in the Mental Health Realm

There are 60 million Americans who provide unpaid care to a family member, friend, or neighbor who has a physical or…

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The Dangers of Reassurance in OCD and BDD

We all seek reassurance from one another, particularly as children. For individuals living with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and body dysmorphic disorder…

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The Disparity Between Telemedicine and Substance Abuse Treatment

Studies are showing that depression and anxiety rates are increasing among individuals in the United States, access to mental healthcare is…

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The Deadly Effects of Quitting Alcohol

Approximately 16 million people in the United States have an alcohol use disorder, defined by the National Institutes of Alcohol Abuse…

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In the News: Advanced Directives and Mental Health

Advance directives are written instructions that you prepare to help guide your medical care and psychiatric care. They apply in certain…

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