common mood disorders

Understanding Common Mood Disorders

There has been a growing concern and understanding of mental health disorders in America and worldwide in recent years. A mood disorder is defined as any mental health problem that directly affects a person’s mental state. These disorders have not always been taken seriously, but as our understanding grows, so does the realization of their…

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Does ADHD Impact Men and Women Differently?

ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders diagnosed. Nearly ten percent of children are diagnosed with ADHD – for some, the symptoms disappear by adulthood, but more than half of those diagnosed continue dealing with symptoms through adulthood. To learn more about how our treatment options are ideal…

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Recognizing When Anxiety May Need Treatment

Anxiety is one of the most commonly diagnosed mood disorders in the world today. An estimated 18% of the population in America is diagnosed with anxiety, and in more serious cases, those affected by anxiety may need to seek treatment. Although a serious mental disorder, anxiety is treatable, and those who suffer can develop coping…

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Seeking Depression Treatment for a Loved One

Depression impacts more than the sufferer. Treatment can help those who participate in it. However, many people with depression may feel resistant to getting help. For those who know someone with symptoms of depression, supporting them to get help can turn their life around and the lives of those around them. What Are Common Depression…

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What Is Bipolar Disorder?

Bipolar disorder, sometimes called just bipolar, is a type of mental health disorder in which a person has shifts in energy, mood, and activity levels that are considered extreme. This impacts the way a person handles day-to-day tasks. Treating bipolar disorder is critical to establishing wellbeing and overall health. What is bipolar disorder doing to…

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How Heroin Detox Can Help Before Rehab

Before beginning treatment in a formal rehab program, detoxification serves as a critical first step. The need for a detox from highly addictive substances, such as heroin and other opiates, can improve the chances of recovery. However, heroin detox is never an easy process to undergo. Thanks to the support of a helpful staff who…

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