Articles on Disorders - Page 2

Book Reviews

Book Review: Beyond Borderline

What comes to mind when you hear the diagnostic term “borderline personality disorder”? As a mental health trauma therapist working with children, adolescents, and some adults, I have seen...
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Abuse

Women and Self Esteem

What do you like about yourself? Are you proud of yourself? If these questions make you feel uncomfortable, or you cannot answer them, chances are that you have a...
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Addictions

What is Real Hunger?

In order to identify hunger, you must first understand what it is. This is not as easy as it seems. Many of you may never have let yourself experience...
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Caregivers

Is He Really Fine?

My son Dan’s obsessive-compulsive disorder often revolved around his thoughts more than his actions, so we really didn’t know anything was wrong until he told us. It’s not unusual for...
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Caregivers

OCD and Doing the Opposite

When my son Dan was struggling with severe OCD, his compulsions were all done “to keep something bad from happening.” In his mind, if he moved from his chair, neglected...
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Caregivers

OCD and Ignorance

I’ve been an advocate for OCD awareness since 2006, and from the very beginning I’ve received compliments from people after they hear how I did everything I could to help...
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Caregivers

OCD and Messiness

As I’ve frequently lamented, obsessive-compulsive disorder is an often misunderstood and misrepresented illness. Those with the disorder are often portrayed in the media as “neat freaks.” It is true...
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