04 April 2017

Why a Psychiatric Evaluation is Beneficial

Getting a psychiatric evaluation may seem scary. Your thoughts, feelings, habits, and perceptions will be examined with a careful eye. You imagine laying on a leather couch, a bespectacled figure peering at you over his notebook. The psychiatrist will ask you a battery of questions, and you might be worried about giving the “wrong” answer....
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27 March 2017

6 Signs You Suffer From Anxiety

Anxiety is a pernicious condition, and we’re all affected by it to some degree. There’s a big difference between having one-off anxieties and suffering from an anxiety disorder, though. Suffering from an anxiety disorder implies pervasive and continuous anxiety that isn’t spawned by any single cause but rather invents new causes to fuel its own...
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28 February 2017

How to Help Someone with Depression

Depression is an incredibly prevalent mental health issue. According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 1 in 20 Americans experience moderate or severe depression at some point during their lives. It can occur at any age, affecting people of all races and economic levels. This article will provide you with advice on helping a...
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03 February 2017

Understanding Different Types of Anxiety

Anxiety is more than a response to a stressful situation. It can prevent people from participating in the activities they enjoy most and keep them from living the life they deserve. In fact, an estimated 40 million adults struggle with anxiety on a daily basis in the United States. Anxiety is incredibly prominent, and it’s...
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31 October 2016

Catching the Early Signs of Depression

Depression is a varying and difficult disorder. It can stem from a variety of factors and might strike more than once in a person’s life. Major depressive disorder affects more than 15 million American adults in a given year and can take a while to see results through the right treatment. If you’re suffering from...
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23 July 2015

Most antipsychotic drugs prescribed to teens without mental health diagnosis, study says

A new study indicates that antipsychotic drug use has been on the rise among adolescents, even though most had not been diagnosed with a mental disorder. The study, published this week in JAMA Psychiatry, used data from thousands of prescriptions to analyze trends between 2006 and 2010. The percentage of teens using the medication ticked up during the time period, with the highest rates...
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