Attachment as Defense: How Trauma Shapes the Self - GoodTherapy.org Therapy Blog
Attachment styles, often impacted by early trauma, play an important role in relationships and interactions but also affect how a person relates to the self.
Bipolar Schizoaffective Disorder: Know the Facts
Bipolar schizoaffective disorder has symptoms of both schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. We explain its symptoms, where to get help and support, and more.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - Symptoms and causes
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition triggered by a terrifying event, causing flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety.
Let’s Talk About Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder And Why It's More Common Than You Might Think
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can happen for lots of different reasons. They don't all have to do with war.
72 SYMPTOMS OF FIBROMYALGIA (YOU WON’T BELIEVE) WHAT ARE YOURS?
By: Kortney Briggis You’ve probably read about fibromyalgia symptoms such as pain, fatigue and fibro fog, but the list of possible symptoms is far-reaching and body-wide. Those tiny lists don’t even begin to describe our experience! I put together this “monster list” of 60+ symptoms to let you know that you’renotalone! The list is adapted ...
Memories and Survivors of Chronic Child Abuse "Almost always, they deny or minimize the abusive memories.They have to: it's too painful to believe that their parents would do such a thing.So they fragment the memories into hundreds of shards, leaving only acceptable traces in their conscious minds. Rationalizations like "my childhood was rough," "he only did it to me once or twice," and it wasn't so bad" are common, masking the fact that the abuse was devastating and chronic.But while the…
Resilience -- New Research Helps Us Bounce Back Quicker, Better From Life's Trials And Tragedies
How do we become more resilient leaders, executives, entrepreneurs, parents, and people? While it has always been known that some people, and some organizations, recover from setbacks better than others, new brain and behavioral research is now shedding some light on why. Even better, it is showing that we can cultivate resilience in ourselves before we even need it. Here’s a checklist, informed by new brain research:
Why kids don’t “outgrow” developmental trauma disorder (and what happens when they grow up without help)
Temper tantrums, the physical need for daily naps, or thumb sucking—these are things that children usually outgrow with time. However, there are certain things that don’t dissipate without plenty of the right help, including the effects of early traumatic experiences. Developmental trauma disorder (DTD) doesn’t just disappear with time, contrary to what some people believe.
Life with Psychosis
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Wrap Your Brain Around This: An Infographic On The United States Of Mental Illness
Mental illness can affect anyone. In fact, one in four adults will experience a mental disorder in any given year. Help us spread the important message that mental illnesses are medical illnesses, and treatment is available.