Posts archive for January, 2016

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Therapy Techniques for Borderline Personality

According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Borderline Personality Disorder, or BPD, is a serious mental illness which is characterized by “unstable moods, behavior, and relationships.” BPD was first listed as a mental illness in 1980 in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders, Third Edition. Since […]

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How to Know if Your Teen is Self Harming

Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for teens to engage in self-injurious behaviors. The teenage years are some of the most precarious in an individual’s lifetime. With surmounting concerns about peer acceptance, body image, and the expectations of others, teens often find themselves in a whirlpool of change and stress. This can […]

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The Truth About Eating Disorders

Eating disorders can be one of the most difficult mental health disorders to overcome. According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, or ANADA, up to 30 million people, both men and women, suffer from an eating disorder (either anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder) in the […]

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How Exercise and Mental Health are Connected

I’m sure at some point in our lives we’ve all heard something along the lines of “a healthy body makes for a healthy mind.” While this might come across as simply a nice sentiment or common sense, the research supporting this claim is fascinating. In recent years, scientists have begun […]

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