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Mental Disorders

  • by Sarah Blackston
Being dependent on another person for your emotional well-being isn't a healthy way to live.
  • by Elissa Kroeger
Having a parent or loved one with schizophrenia or other mental illnesses presents unique challenges.
  • by Michael D Summey
If someone in your family has been diagnosed with schizophrenia, then you know that it impacts each member of the family! This is especially true if the person with the diagnosis lives with you.
  • by Michael D Summey
It is not as portrayed in entertainment media, here is a look at the real story.
  • by Elissa Kroeger
In my journey along the road to recovery from a crazy childhood, I learned about an interesting idea called "re-parenting ourselves." What that means is that those of us who had less than ideal family situations when we were children are not trapped by the negative things we learned from our original families. The idea is we can choose someone we think of as a good role model and put that person...
  • by Ace Cockrell
Today autism is the biggest and fastest-growing mental disorder in the world. In the last decade, the U.S. population has increased by 13 percent. Autism alone in the last decade has increased 173 percent. Such a dramatic increase makes it imperative we have some understanding of what autism is.