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What is Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria?

    According to this study published by the American Journal of Psychiatry, emotional dysregulation and Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria (RSD for short) often accompany neurodevelopmental conditions like Attention-Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD).   Although many people with ADHD experience RSD, it still is not currently recognized by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Because

Am I In A Loveless Marriage?

    It’s normal for any marriage to go through a rough patch from time to time. When a couple feels that they’re having more rough patches than good times, though, they may start to question if they are in a loveless marriage.   For those who are struggling with an unhappy marriage or unhealthy

Medications for Mood Disorders: A Complete Guide

    The National Institute of Mental Health states that 9.7 percent of adults in the United States have dealt with a mood disorder at some point in the past year.   A mood disorder is any type of mental illness that primarily affects a person’s mood or emotional state. People with mood disorders often

Medications for Sex: Health, Functioning, & Pleasure

    Sexual dysfunctions are a widely experienced issue. Erectile dysfunction affects approximately 30 million men in the United States. Additionally, 40 percent of women worldwide struggle with sexual dysfunction. Sexual problems and dysfunctions are far more common than many people realize.   Clearly, this health problem is a serious issue that affects a large

Medications for Panic, PTSD, and Crisis

    According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, at some point in their lives, approximately 6 percent of the U.S. population will have Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (or PTSD). Roughly 4.7 percent of adults will struggle with panic disorder at some point in their lives as well, according to the National Institute of

What is Integrative Mental Healthcare?

    The results of a 2021 survey conducted by Health Testing Centers revealed that over 46 percent of respondents who were in monogamous relationships had had affairs at some point. Of those who had cheated, 24 percent also reported admitting the details of the affair to their partner.   It is possible for a

How to Help My Partner Heal From My Infidelity

    The results of a 2021 survey conducted by Health Testing Centers revealed that over 46 percent of respondents who were in monogamous relationships had had affairs at some point. Of those who had cheated, 24 percent also reported admitting the details of the affair to their partner. The results can be emotionally devastating.

Creating a Mental Health Care Plan

    Mental health is one of the pillars of our overall well-being. However, mental wellness isn’t always easy to achieve. If someone is struggling, a mental health care plan can help them take steps towards gaining control and recovery. These plans are highly personalized and tailored to each patient. Everyone’s treatment needs are different,