Archives for Psychology

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

Why Boundaries Don’t Work

Has setting limits not worked? Despite your efforts, are your boundaries often ignored? It’s frustrating, to say the least, but it’s not always the other person’s fault. Here’s why...
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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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Children and Teens

5 Things Every Teen Needs

Are you baffled by your teenager’s behavior? Welcome to the club. Please step inside my office. Let’s eavesdrop on other parents: “My son doesn’t sleep at night, so he...
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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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