Articles on Disorders

Attention Deficit Disorder

Book Review: Transforming ADHD

ADHD is not as it sounds — an attention deficit disorder. According to the authors of Transforming ADHD: Simple, Effective Attention & Action Regulation Skills To Help You Focus &...
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Caregivers

Causes of Psychosis

When my son Dan was diagnosed with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder, his psychiatrist informed me and my husband that Dan was “borderline psychotic.” In other words, our son was out...
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Creativity

The Melancholic Artist

For many, the artist is an admirable, cultured poet, living above society, constantly assessing the human condition and nature. The artist is seen as the ultimate division from society,...
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Anxiety

Tips for Reducing Worry

Worry zaps precious energy and motivates us to act against our best interests. When worry takes hold, our mental filter becomes clouded. Our mental filter allows our brains, when...
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Anxiety

Does Your Therapist Have OCD?

When I first became involved in OCD advocacy in 2010, I would occasionally come across articles or books written by therapists or health-care professionals whose biographies revealed they had...
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