Tag: symptoms

ADHD’s Impact on Men in Relationships

Men who struggle with ADHD are often met with distinctive challenges within their relationship that other men don’t face. Unfortunately, though there’s a lot of information for women on this issue, men’s ADHD traits are often ignored.

What is High-Functioning Depression?

When we discuss mental illness, we normally discuss a person whose life is almost completely debilitated due to their condition. In the case of a high-functioning person (or high-functioning mental illness), this isn’t necessarily the case. People who struggle with high-functioning depression are able to get around day-to-day life activities. However, within themselves, they are

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14 Signs of Bipolar Disorder

People who struggle with bipolar disorder suffer from extreme high and low mood swings. During the highs, one will experience a sense of mania. During the lows, one will feel a period of depression.ยน If you believe you or someone you love suffers from bipolar disorder, you’re not alone. Nearly 2.6% of Americans currently struggle

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What is Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)?

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental health condition that manipulates the way you imagine yourself and those around. The symptoms associated with this disorder often cause complications in day-to-day life [1]. These include, but aren’t limited to: Compulsivity Instability in relationships Misrepresented self-image Unstable and intense emotions Due to these difficulties, many people with

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The Best and Worst Jobs for People Struggling with Schizophrenia

Landing a job with any mental illness isn’t easy. But what proves to be more difficult is sustaining that job. And people with schizophrenia might just have even more of a difficulty. For no people with this illness will have similar experiences [1]. Therefore, though treatment has its benefits, there’s a lot for the person

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What is Complex PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a form of anxiety that develops after someone experiences a traumatic event. People are diagnosed with complex PTSD (C-PTSD) when they’ve symptoms continue after months or years [1]. It can often be difficult for people with PTSD to let go of their traumatic event. No matter what your personal experience

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What to do About Intrusive Thoughts

Intrusive thoughts are more than a nightmare for people suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). They’re a bizarre behavior of the human brain that can happen to anyone. You ever just going about your day when – out of nowhere – you suddenly imagine a strange image or think up an unsettling thought? These thoughts can

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How to Manage Bipolar Depressive Episodes

People with bipolar disorder go through what’s known as episodes. These periods of both high and low feelings that come with their own respected set of symptoms [1]. People in a low period experience symptoms similar to standard depression. Feeling as though they aren’t themselves and having difficulty doing things they’d like. Luckily, there are

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