Archives for Disorders

Disorders

OCD and Insight

Before my son Dan was diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder, I had little to no experience dealing with people who suffered from brain disorders. My preconceived belief was that those...
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General

Warrior: The Bipolar Battle

Warrior: The Bipolar Battle, a self-published memoir by K. S. Ram, details his plight with mental illness and quest for healing. Though the premise itself is intriguing, it’s a rather burdensome...
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Chronic Pain

PTSD and Chronic Pain

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) mostly is known for its effect on overall mental health. There is research, however, to support the fact that PTSD is increasingly being recognized for...
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Anxiety

The Paradox of OCD

As we know, those with obsessive-compulsive disorder typically deal with a lot of anxiety. What if I leave the stove on and burn the house down? What if my...
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Atypical Antipsychotics

Schizophrenia Treatment

Table of Contents Introduction Psychotherapy Medications Coping Guidelines For The Family Self-Help Introduction Schizophrenia usually first appears in a person during their late teens or throughout their twenties. It...
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Creativity

Coming Home

From when I was 19 until only just recently, my family and I watched my little brother slip further and further into the darkness of his own mind. The...
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