Entries by Elevation Behavioral Health

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What is Trauma Bonding?

When we think of forming a bond with someone, it is usually something positive. In reality, though, not all bonds are healthy. Trauma bonding is an emotional connection that occurs between a victim and his or her abuser. What is Trauma Bonding? When someone experiences ongoing abuse, they may develop something called trauma bonding. A […]

Is Your Anxiety Affecting Work Performance?

When anxiety ramps up, it can affect your health, your relationships, and your quality of life. But is your anxiety also affecting work performance? It very well could be. Anxiety symptoms can cause spillover effects, and that can impact your job performance. Read on to learn more about anxiety disorder, and how it can affect […]

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What is Psychotic Depression?

Psychotic depression is a subtype of major depressive disorder (MDD) that features impaired perceptions, such as delusions or hallucinations. Read on to learn more about psychotic depression. What is Major Depressive Disorder? Depression is the second leading mental health disorder, with 21 million people struggling with it each year. MDD is diagnosed when at least […]

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Borderline Personality Disorder vs. Antisocial Personality Disorder

When looking at borderline personality disorder vs. antisocial personality disorder, they may at first seem to be the same illness. However, even though there is some overlap, these are two distinct mental health disorders. Both borderline personality disorder (BPD) and antisocial personality disorder (BPD) are grouped within the Cluster B type of personality disorder. Cluster […]

Am I Depressed or Just Sad?

How Do I know If I’m Sad or Depressed? Maybe you have never felt so utterly down in the dumps. Still, you wonder, “Am I depressed or just sad?” Read on to learn how to tell the difference. Let’s face it, sometimes we just feel sad. There are a number of things that can bring […]

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Dangers of Mixing Cocaine and Xanax

Cocaine and Xanax at face value appear to have nothing in common. One is a stimulant and one is a depressant. These two drugs, however, are often misused together to achieve a certain desired effect. It is always risky to mix substances. The use of both cocaine and Xanax together is no exception. It isn’t […]