Some senior citizens are more than willing to share their stories of the “old days.” Grandparents tell their grandchildren how they helped their family with tiring chores, made many things at home rather than buying them at the mall, and used their legs as a frequent mode of transportation across town.
Diagnosing an individual with a substance use problem involves following criteria provided by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) of Mental Disorders. The current manual is the 4th edition, but work is being completed now to publish the new manual, due out in 2013. With each new edition, physicians and other mental health experts have…
Promises Behavioral Health invites mental health and addiction professionals to a daylong training on the assessment and treatment of sexual addiction. “Sexual Addiction: Effective Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment” takes place on July 13, 2012, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Double Tree Hotel in Minneapolis.
We hear the old adage, everything in moderation, time after time, but it appears there really is something to it; even when it comes to exercise.
There are many different personal factors influencing how we interact in our relationships. They range from personality and cleanliness to financial habits, and eating disorders are definitely no exception to the rule.
Following childbirth, many women describe emotional difficulties often referred to as “baby blues.” This condition is considered a normal part of recovery from delivering a baby and does not usually lead to any future problems or severe mental distress.
Genetics determine a lot about who we are, but parenting styles and practices have an equally strong influence. No one questions the importance of a mother’s love in her children’s physical and emotional development. As it turns out, we also shouldn’t question the importance of a father’s.
Bipolar disorder is a mental condition not often diagnosed before adulthood. Many who are diagnosed do not exhibit definitive criteria until they are in their twenties or thirties, but may show some symptoms earlier in life.
Researchers have discovered that unhealthy dieting and unhappiness are both less likely when teenage girls are comfortable with their size.
The age of children who are diagnosed with mental health problems keeps getting younger and younger. According to an article from the United Kingdom, children as young as five years old are being treated for anxiety and depression. Officials site parent’s financial woes as well as drug and alcohol abuse as the culprit.