Category Archives: General Psychiatry

Psychosis and Schizophrenia – an Overview

Psychosis is a severe mental disorder in which thought and emotions are so impaired that people who are afflicted with it lose contact with external reality. It is a symptom, rather than a mental illness in and of itself. In some cases, other mental illnesses cause psychosis. These include schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, dementia and borderline… Read more »

Coping Skills for Mental Illness and More

Finding the strategy or strategies that help you frame your thinking so that you can live more comfortably day to day is key to safeguarding and improving your mental health. Although it might take some time to discover what works best, it’s essential to your well-being and overall quality of life that you find coping… Read more »

What Therapy Can Do For You

More than a quarter of American adults experience depression, anxiety, or another type of mental disorder in any given year, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Others experience problems coping with a range of life issues, including relationships, stress, job loss, or the death of a loved one. Still more have issues with… Read more »

Effects of Alcohol Abuse – Get Help Now

“Nearly 88,000 people (approximately 62,000 men and 26,000 women) die from alcohol-related causes annually, making alcohol the fourth leading preventable cause of death in the United States.” -National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism As the stressors of everyday life increase, it is important to take a look at your outlets for relief to be sure… Read more »

Dealing with a Difficult Teenager

“In the next twenty-four hours, 1,439 teens will attempt suicide.” “In the next twenty-four hours, 15,006 teens will use drugs for the first time.” -TeenHelp Teenagers are beautifully unique, each possessing a different mindset, honing a different skill set and cultivating different goals and dreams for the future. For some, that same glorious, shining future… Read more »

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