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Duration of Ptsd

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) was originally a term developed to describe the experiences of veterans returning from the Vietnam War. However in the last several decades, the disorder has come to be associated with any type of psychological disorder resulting from a traumatic event that results in stress related symptoms …

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Attention Deficit Disorder in Women

ADHD ( Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) or ADD ( Attention Deficit Disorder) has been in existence for many years. Forty years ago it was called MBD or Minimal Brain Dysfunction and very little was known about this disorder. It wasn’t until years later that “MBD” or ADHD was found to …

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Does your Child have ADHD

ADHD What is it? ADHD is a behavior disorder that can manifest itself in inattention, hyperactivity, or both. At one point, there was a distinction between ADD (attention deficit disorder) and ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), but today both disorders fall under the same term. This disorder is both very …

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Weird Fears

Though it seems a bit low to poke fun at a phobia that somebody can’t control, in some cases it’s tough not to. There are some fears that just seem so bizarre and quirky that they need to be at least pointed out, if not ridiculed. (It’s in good fun, …

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Housecleaning and Depression

A change in personal habits may be a warning sign of depression. When people stop caring about personal hygiene, their appearance, or their environment, this may reflect a profound change in their attitude towards themselves and their lives. In some cases, compulsive cleaning is a symptom that signals that a …

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How to Manage Anger

Do you suffer from frequent bouts of uncontrolled anger? Get red in the face every time someone overtakes you on the road? Fist your hands into tight balls when your spouse or child challenges you? Feel insulted when criticized? Lash out at waiters if your order gets mixed up? honk …

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