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What is Introverted Anxiety?

Not all introverts suffer from anxiety and extroverts are just as likely to struggle with the mental health condition. Yet, introverts are more likely to suffer from anxiety. When people experience introverted anxiety, they undergo two sets of symptoms. One set makes them feel better in situations where fewer stimuli are present – usually, in

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How Does PTSD Effect Sexual Assault Survivors?

A guide on sexual assault and the effects it has due to PTSD.

What is Obsessive-compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental illness which often results in long-lasting effects that are defined by disorderly, continuous thoughts (obsessions) and behaviors (compulsions). There are many ways in which people with OCD relieve these feelings – from biting their nails to excessively cleaning everything in their living facility. The disorder can have a destructive

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What is Depression (or Major Depressive Disorder)?

Depression (or major depressive disorder) is a mental illness that negatively affects a person’s emotions, thought process, and activity. Though it is one of the most common mental health conditions, it’s also one of the most serious. As people with depression can find themselves developing other mental illness (such as anxiety or suicidal ideation).

How to Recognize and Reduce Anxiety

Everyone can expect to feel anxiety from time to time. Some people feel it under certain circumstances, such as in front of a group of people or when interviewing for a job. But others feel it on a consistent basis. Anxiety is a complicated disease which affects 40 million adults in America. It’s defined as

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Aristotle’s Secret to Happiness

Within our constantly progressing society, each of us strives for something different. Yet, at the end of the day, there’s one trait we all hope to die with; happiness. Though his work is over 2,500 years old, Aristotle remains relevant when it comes to discussion of what it means to live a fulfilled human life.

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How to Prevent Suicide: Warning Signs, Symptoms, and What You Can Do.

A deeper look into what each of us can do to prevent suicide in an at-risk individual.