Mental Health

What Is Sleep Anxiety? Anxiety is an experience of everyday life. It typically functions as an internal alarm bell that warns of potential danger and, in mild degrees, anxiety is serviceable to the individual. In anxiety disorders, however, the individual… Read More »Sleep Anxiety

What is High Functioning Depression? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 264 million people of all ages experience depression worldwide. [1] Many mental health professionals agree that high-functioning depression does not exist and that the term itself can be… Read More »High Functioning Depression

What is DBT Therapy? Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a comprehensive, evidence-based treatment for borderline personality disorder (BPD). The patient populations for which DBT has the most empirical support include parasuicidal women with BPD, but there have been promising findings… Read More »DBT Therapy

How Common is PTSD in Women? Trauma is common in women; five out of ten women experience a traumatic event. Women tend to experience different traumas than men. While both men and women report the same symptoms of PTSD (hyperarousal,… Read More »PTSD Symptoms in Women

What is ADHD? ADHD or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can last into adulthood. Some adults have ADHD but have never been diagnosed. Mental health disorder symptoms can cause difficulty at work, at home, or with relationships. Symptoms may look different… Read More »Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)