Entries by Elevation Behavioral Health

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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 […]

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Does Depression Affect the Way You Eat?

The Link Between Depression and Eating Learn about the link between depression and eating habits that seem to evolve along with the mental health disorder. One of the mysteries of depression is the common symptom of having a change in appetite and weight. A mystery because some people with depression might lose their appetite and […]