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5 Common Mental Disorders Explained

Originally posted on lifesfinewhine:
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…

Tips On How To Deal With Anxiety Pt 2

I had done the first part of this a while back and since then I have learnt some more things that help me with my anxiety that I wanted to share with you guys! For the first part please click here. Identify your triggers- Most people have different triggers and knowing what triggers you can help…

Ode To Anxiety

It was a struggle at first But now my old friend visits Again and again Leaving me helpless in pain Food becomes foe And nights a sweaty drench Laughter leaves the soul Eyes are fogged and blank I learn to laugh again Feels good Like emerging from a black hole Learning to see again Stronger…

Tips On How To Deal With Depression

I have dealt with depression for quite a few years. Actually I have had symptoms of depression since I was 11/12. It was really hard at first especially because I didn’t know what was happening- I was just always sad or angry and I really didn’t get much support at the time from my family…

Living With Depression

Many people don’t understand what depression feels like and think that people who are depressed are just being sad and pessimistic and they should just try to brighten up. What people don’t realize is that depression isn’t a choice, it’s a disease. It’s sad how psychological illnesses are not taken as seriously as physical ones.…

Living With Social Anxiety

It’s not that common, it doesn’t happen to everyone and it is a big deal! Social anxiety can take over the life of the person that is affected by it. Social anxiety is nothing like the normal fear that people usually feel, instead it has a crippling effect and small everyday situations can seem terrifying. For…

5 Common Mental Disorders Explained

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…