Can Healthy Eating Become An Unhealthy Obsession?
What are the differences between orthorexia and healthy eating?
Does My Child Have ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)?
Many parents describe their child as 'hyperactive'. Some even feel the level of hyperactivity is not normal and worry that their child may have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Educate yourself about ADHD and learn how it is actually diagnosed in children. Dispell myths about ADHD, for example, did you know that it cannot be diagnosed before the age of 4? Read on to find out whether your child's hyperactivity and lack of attention is simply part of his/her development, or whether it's a red flag.
Somatic Symptom Disorder
Understanding mental health disorders - Somatic Symptom Disorder
Schizotypal Personality Disorder
Understanding Personality Disorders- Schizotypal Personality Disorder
Boderline Personality Disorder
Understanding Personality Disorders- The Boderline Personality Disorder
Avoidant Personality Disorder
Understanding Personality Disorders- The Avoidant personality disorder.
What are Eating Disorders?
Eating disorders, can affect anyone - male or female (contrary to popular belief, eating disorders are not just a "woman's problem"). They can also affect both the overweight and thin/slim. However, the important thing to note is that eating disorders are treatable; becoming aware of the problem and seeking help at the right time is crucial in working through the illness.
Understanding Phobias and its Signs
A phobia is an overwhelming and unreasonable fear of an object or situation that is actually of little real danger but provokes great anxiety and avoidance. Unlike the short lived anxieties most people feel when they give a speech or take a test, a phobia is long lasting, causes intense physical and psychological reactions, and can affect your ability to function normally at work or in social settings. This article helps us understand what a phobia is, the symptoms of having a phobia and ways to overcome it.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is an anxiety disorder where a person has recurrent and unwanted thoughts, impulses or images (called obsessions) and an urge or compulsion to do something to relieve the discomfort caused by the obsession. The article takes the help of case studies of people suffering from OCD to help us understand the disorder better.
A World Of Their Own - What is Schizophrenia?
Do you hear aliens talking to you? Do you think that the red and green traffic lights are signals from space? Do you hear people talking to you constantly when there is no one physically present? This may sound very bizarre to you. But the hard truth is that there are people for whom such thoughts and behaviours are a reality.