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Loving And Living With Someone With Narcissistic Personality Disorder

July 21, 2017

                Narcissistic personality disorder can manifest over time and create abusive, unhealthy relationships when unmanaged. As your loved one goes through treatment and therapy, you can start to establish rules for yourself and for a loved one with narcissistic personality disorder in your life. By learning about them […]

What Are The Signs Of Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

                  Narcissistic personality disorder isn’t always obvious. However, due to the grandiose nature of the disorder, sometimes the signs can be very blatant. Being A Bully: Someone with narcissistic personality disorder needs to bully other people. Bullying isn’t always about pushing someone around physically. Instead, bullying is […]

Why Do People With Phobias Need Treatment?

July 19, 2017

                  Everyone is afraid of something. If they aren’t afraid, they are definitely made uneasy by the idea of a certain object, experience, sight, smell, sound, or anything else they develop a phobia toward. Common phobias like clowns, snakes, and spiders, are easy enough to avoid. For […]

Alcohol Impairs Your Ability To Think Normally, For Normal Drinkers

July 18, 2017

                  The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism defines binge drinking as any kind of alcohol consumption which raises the BAC, blood alcohol content level, over 0.08 in two hours or less. Most people aren’t aware of what that amount of alcohol is. For men, it’s […]

4 Highly Addictive Drugs Prescribed By Doctors

July 17, 2017

                  Prescription drug addiction is a common problem which happens mostly to unsuspecting people. Without abusing their drugs, they become dependent upon them, building a tolerance and needing to consume increasing amounts of their prescription drugs. Opioids Opioid medications are prescribed for relieving pain. Most opioid medications […]

Cocaine’s Effect On The Heart

July 14, 2017

                  Cocaine has been recently proven to be a more addictive drug than previously believed. The brains in people who had only used cocaine once or twice showed visible signs of stimulation in areas of the brain which creates cravings when they were exposed to visual triggers […]

Picky Eating Taken To The Extreme: Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

July 13, 2017

                        Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder is not anorexia nervosa and it isn’t orthorexia nervosa either. The eating disorder which causes people to have an extreme amount of pickiness over their food choices doesn’t include a fixation on body image, weight, or appearance. It might, […]

Can Sex Addicts In Recovery Still Have Sex?

July 12, 2017

              Sex addicts in recovery from sex addiction can still continue to have sex in their recovery. Sex addiction recovery does include abstinence. Many treatment programs and twelve step programs advocate abstinence for at least six months. What that abstinence entails, however, is up to the individual in recovery […]

Why Do People Call Themselves OCD When They’re Not OCD?

July 11, 2017

              Mental health disorders are typically misinformed. People do not fully understand the reality of what mental health disorders are, the effect they have on someone’s life, and the severity in which they can occur. Obsessive compulsive disorder is used in popular culture to reference an “obsession” with being […]