How Does Trauma Impact Mental Health?
IntroductionAccording to the National Council on Behavioral Health, approximately 70 percent of adults (223.4 million people) have experienced trauma at some point in their lives. Trauma is common, clearly. However, there’s also a lot of misunderstanding around what trauma is and the effects it can have on people and their mental health. Below are answers to some
He doesn't want to have sex with me. Is my husband gay?
IntroductionIf a woman’s husband no longer wants to have sex with her, she may immediately jump to the conclusion that he’s gay. However, there are plenty of other factors that could contribute to intimacy issues.Outlined below are answers to some common questions women might ask if their husbands no longer want to have sex with
Panic Attacks: Causes, Effects, and Solutions
IntroductionAccording to a report from Cleveland Clinic, approximately 11 percent of Americans experience a panic attack every year. Between 2 and 3 percent of these people also go on to develop panic disorder. There’s a lot of confusion out there about panic attacks, what causes them, and what should be done to address them. For those
Emotional Regulation and Dysregulation: Calming the Storm
IntroductionEmotional dysregulation is a serious issue, especially for those who struggle with Borderline Personality Disorder. This and other mood disorders affects about 1-3 percent of the general population according to Current Psychiatry Reports. The issue of emotional dysregulation is often misunderstood. It’s easy for those who don’t deal with it to wonder why others can’t simply
Eating Disorders: Symptoms, Causes, & Solutions
Introduction According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, approximately 9 percent of the world’s population struggles with an eating disorder. Eating disorders affect millions of people each year. However, there’s a lot of confusion about what they look like, who develops them, and what should be done to treat them. Outlined below are
What is Group Therapy and How Does it Work?
Introduction According to a report from the American Psychological Association, group therapy is more popular than ever. Despite its growing popularity, it’s understandable that one might be confused or skeptical about group therapy. The more they learn, though, the easier it is to understand what it entails and why it works. Below are answers to some