Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder: 3 Prominent Symptoms to Look Out For

More than 5 million American men and women — or just over 2% of the adult population — have some form of bipolar disorder, a chronic mental health condition that causes overpowering mood swings that are far more intense and disruptive than the normal highs and lows that everyone experiences from time to time. For […]

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How Can I Know If My Therapist Is Helping?

Know If Therapy is Working Therapy is a kind of interpersonal laboratory where you can achieve just about anything. Whether you’re hoping to overcome anxiety or depression, learn how to cope with grief, or simply improve your relationships with family and friends, talking it out with a professional therapist can give you the tools you […]

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Depression Basics

What to Know About Depression Do you feel sad, empty, and hopeless most of the day, nearly every day? Have you lost interest or pleasure in your hobbies or being with friends and family? Are you having trouble sleeping, eating, and functioning? If you have felt this way for at least 2 weeks, you may […]

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Common Myths that Prevent Men from Seeking Help for Depression

Myths Why Men Do Not Seek Help for Depression Suicide and depression are frequently in the news, and the message that depression does not discriminate is an important one. Money and fame can’t protect against depression’s demons. That’s why mental health awareness is an essential component of Men’s Health Awareness Month in June. Depression is […]

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder: When Worry Gets Out of Control

What Is GAD? Occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. You might worry about things like health, money, or family problems. But people with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) feel extremely worried or feel nervous about these and other things-even when there is little or no reason to worry about them. People with GAD find […]

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