Your doctor diagnosed you with a mental health disorder and she’s about to prescribe an antipsychotic for treatment. Before she does, she has a list of risks she wants to discuss. Be sure to ask about the likelihood of Tardive-dyskinesia that may be associated with the drug being prescribed.
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Quitting sugar is a goal that can seem out of reach. It is understandable if you are not quite ready to give it up yet, but it is worth it to start reducing your daily consumption of sugary foods. This is because the negative effects of sugar consumption are not minor ones, they are major:
Mental Illness Awareness Week: This week (Oct 2-8) marks Mental Illness Awareness Week. To commemorate those affected by mental illness, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is encouraging participants to help raise awareness of mental illness and fight the stigma of mental disorders.
The Straight Up Guide to Mental Health and Recovery
Comorbidity of Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders
In a recent article published by Medscape, Kathleen T Brady, MD, PhD explores the connection between substance abuse and four mental illnesses: depression, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and social phobia. In this article, we will hear information presented by several medical health professionals as they discuss the comorbidity between substance abuse and these psychiatric disorders.
5 Mood Boosting Foods: Food plays an important role in how we feel. Making changes in your diet has a direct effect on your brain, which ultimately alters your mood. In an effort to combat depression, it is important to adopt a diet that includes a variety of foods that help to improve your mood. Here are 5 foods proven to improve your mood:
Mental illness refers to various disorders that affect a person’s mood and behavior. Today, there are more than 200 known mental disorders. While these disorders vary in terms of severity, there are several that impact a large portion of the United States. Here are 5 Common Mental Illnesses:
“Technology can be our best friend, and technology can also be the biggest party pooper of our lives. It interrupts our own story, interrupts our ability to have a thought or a daydream, to imagine something wonderful, because we’re too busy bridging the walk from the cafeteria back to the office on the cell phone.” (Steven Spielberg)
Did you know that up to 30 million people of all ages and genders suffered from at least one eating disorder in the United States?