adhd and tics

ADHD and Tics: Exploring the Link

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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,…
obsessive thinking

Obsessive Thinking and Anxiety Conditions

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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…
emotional manipulation

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…
depression and procrastination

Is There a Link Between Depression and Procrastination?

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It makes sense that when we feel sad and depressed we often lack the motivation to do anything productive. You let things slide that you have no gumption to tackle, in other words, procrastination takes hold. So, are depression and procrastination…
understanding anxiety

Understanding and Dealing With Anxiety

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Understanding Anxiety Disorders Every human being suffers from anxiety at one point or the other. However, while for most people, anxiety only occurs occasionally and far in between, for others, it is a more regular occurrence. This is usually…
emotional numbness

What Causes Emotional Numbness?

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So you want to feel happy, excited, and joyful again, Each day you wake up hoping to experience those emotions, but instead, all you feel is … nothing. Read on to learn what causes emotional numbness. What Is Emotional Numbness? Emotional…
what is trauma bonding

What is Trauma Bonding?

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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…
how to help a loved one with schizophrenia

How to Help a Loved One with Schizophrenia

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It can be devastating when a loved one is diagnosed with schizophrenia. This is a severe mental illness that has no cure, although it can be managed. Learn how to help a loved one with schizophrenia. What is Schizophrenia Schizophrenia is…
psychotic depression

What is Psychotic Depression?

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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…
borderline personality disorder vs antisocial personality disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder vs. Antisocial Personality Disorder

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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…