Entries by Elevation Behavioral Health

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ADHD and Tics: Exploring the Link

If you have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) you may be surprised to notice you also have tics. Tics are repetitive and unintentional movements, such as blinking, coughing, sniffing, or shrugging. Sometimes, people with ADHD exhibit these tics. Keep reading to learn more about the link between ADHD and tics. About ADHD […]

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Obsessive Thinking and Anxiety Conditions

Have you ever found yourself obsessing constantly over something? Like a broken record in your mind, these repetitive thoughts keep you in a never-ending state of stress and worry. What causes obsessive thinking? What is Obsessive Thinking? Obsessive thinking features a tendency to remain in a never-ending thought replay mode. When repetitive thinking interferes with […]

Are You the Victim of Emotional Manipulation?

If someone has ever whipsawed you emotionally, you know just how upsetting and painful it can be. These types often use guilt trips and gaslighting to get their desired effect, which is to control you. Read on to learn if you are the victim of emotional manipulation. What is Emotional Manipulation? Emotional manipulation is a […]

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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 […]