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Cocaine Effects, Cocaine Side Effects

Cocaine Effects, Cocaine Side Effec…

Cocaine effects can be seen in every organ in the body. Whatever form, powder cocaine, crack cocaine or freebase, cocaine has huge psychological, neurological and...

Self-Injury Information, Resources & Support

Self-Injury Information, Resources …

Detailed information about Self-Injury (Self-Harm, Self-Abuse, Self-Mutilation) including why people self-injure, warning signs of self-harm, treatment for self-injury and information for parents. Welcome to the Self-Injury...

Domestic Violence Safety Plan: How to Create, Implement One

Domestic Violence Safety Plan: How …

Creating a domestic violence safety plan is the best way to protect yourself, even if you're not ready to get out of an abusive relationship...

Traumatic Events and How to Cope

Traumatic Events and How to Cope

Traumatic events, like the Boston Maraton bombing or anthrax laced letters being sent to the President, can be very difficult to cope with on several...

OCD Causes: Is OCD Genetic, Hereditary?

OCD Causes: Is OCD Genetic, Heredit…

What Causes Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder? Experts still aren't clear on obsessive-compulsive disorder causes, but research suggests both genetic, physiological, and environmental factors may all have a role...

Types of Treatment for Eating Disorders

Types of Treatment for Eating Disor…

There are almost as many types of treatment for eating disorders as there are types of eating disorders themselves. This is because different eating disorders...

What is Abuse? Abuse Definition

What is Abuse? Abuse Definition

“Abuse” is a word that is thrown around a lot in casual conversion; but what defines abuse? How does one know if they are committing...

Coming Out as Bisexual

Coming Out as Bisexual

Coming out bisexual can be a difficult process. There are many questions that need to be answered and the evaluation of the risks versus rewards...

Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Di…

What is Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder? Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder Symptoms, Diagnosis Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder Treatment Famous People with Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder {loadposition articleAdleft} next:   What is Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder? ~...

Stop Focusing on Negative Situations

Stop Focusing on Negative Situation…

HealthyPlace Mental Health Newsletter Here's what's happening on the HealthyPlace site this week: Stop Focusing on Negative Situations Why the Focus on the Negative? Most Popular HealthyPlace Articles Shared...

How to Improve Your Mental Health and Wellbeing

How to Improve Your Mental Health a…

HealthyPlace Mental Health Newsletter Here's what's happening on the HealthyPlace site this week: How to Improve Your Mental Health and Wellbeing Most Popular HealthyPlace Articles Shared by Facebook...

Panic Disorder Causes: Underlying Causes of Panic Disorder

Panic Disorder Causes: Underlying C…

Like most mental illnesses, the causes of panic disorder are not fully understood. Likely, a combination of genetics, psychology and the environment play a part...

Quitting Weed! How to Stop Smoking Marijuana, Pot, Weed

Quitting Weed! How to Stop Smoking …

Many people work at quitting smoking pot (weed, marijuana). In fact, 100,000 people get treatment to help quitting weed each year in the United States...

Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) Symptoms

Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) …

Symptoms of reactive attachment disorder (RAD) are a result of the extreme neglect that causes this trauma disorder. In reactive attachment disorder, infants and young...

Depression Quiz: Am I Depressed Quiz

Depression Quiz: Am I Depressed Qui…

This depression quiz can help identify the presence of depression symptoms. Depression is a common mental illness that millions of Americans face every day. Depression is...

Batterers Intervention: Help for Batterers

Batterers Intervention: Help for Ba…

In the situation of wife battering, help is focused on removing the victim from harm's way, but batterer's interventions are possible as well. In a...

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What is Date Rape, Acquaintance Rape?

What is Date Rape, Acquaintance Rap…

Date rape refers to sexual assault by someone you know. It doesn't even have to be someone you're dating. Most of the time, dating, friendships...

PTSD in Rape and Abuse Victims

PTSD in Rape and Abuse Victims

PTSD in rape and abuse victims isn’t uncommon. Rape and abuse are violent acts intentionally committed against a human being. These crimes violate the survivor’s sense...

What is Bipolar Disorder?

What is Bipolar Disorder?

Information About Bipolar Disorder You may have heard bipolar disorder referred to as manic depression. It is not a made up disease or some sort of...

How to Stop Skin Picking: Treatment for Skin Picking

How to Stop Skin Picking: Treatment…

Many people do not know how to stop skin picking once it becomes a true disorder. The disorder, also called dermatillomania or neurotic excoriation, causes...

PTSD From Domestic Violence, Emotional Abuse, Childhood Abuse

PTSD From Domestic Violence, Emotio…

PTSD from domestic violence, also known as intimate partner violence (IPV), is particularly damaging. Both physical abuse and emotional abuse at the hand of an...

Neurodevelopmental Disorders Articles

Neurodevelopmental Disorders Articl…

All neurodevelopmental disorder articles providing detailed information on ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, communications disorders, motor disorders, and more. Intellectual Disability What is an Intellectual Disability? Intellectual...

What Causes Some Women To Develop PTSD Symptoms?

What Causes Some Women To Develop P…

Multiple reasons explain why some women develop PTSD symptoms and post-traumatic stress disorder. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth edition...

Effect of Sexual Assault on Women Sexual Assault Victims

Effect of Sexual Assault on Women S…

Assault on women, in the form of sexual violence, is epidemic in the United States, according to a government study conducted in 2010. The study...

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