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    5 Common Mental Health Disorders Explained

    Mental Disorders Mental disorders/illnesses are a range of mental health conditions that affect your mood, thinking, and behaviour. A mental health concern becomes a mental disorder when ongoing signs and symptoms cause frequent stress and affect your ability to function. The following are descriptions of some common mental illnesses/disorders. Multiple Personality Disorder/Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) This is a severe condition in which two or more distinct identities or personalities are present in- and alternatively take control of- an individual. The individual also experiences extensive memory loss. Usually a primary personality carries the individual’s given name and is passive, dependent and depressed. When in control each personality may have its own…

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    5 Most Common Dreams

    Dreams Ever woken up in cold sweat or maybe with a smile on your face all because of a dream? We all have those weird random dreams that have us waking up not knowing what the hell just happened. The following are 5 most common dreams people have and their meaning. Falling Falling dreams are found to be the most common dreams experienced by people. Most people have this dream at least 5 times in their life. This dream is usually a red flag from our subconscious suggesting that you have lost control over something in your life or that something in your life is not going as planned. This…

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    The Cult Experience

    Why Cults? Why is it that we consciously or unconsciously associate ourselves with certain groups while mocking or distancing ourselves from others? Nerds, geeks, jocks, we all somehow belong to a group or stereo type. But why are cults associated with negativity whereas joining a political or religious group would be perfectly normal? More importantly why or what drives someone to join a cult even though they know the aftermath could be catastrophic? What Are Cults? A cult is a group with a strong social identity that tends to be exclusive in nature led by a charismatic leader. Along the way there have been some very dangerous, violent and just…