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7 Best Cognitive Enhancers For ADHD

Posted by Adrian Carol Attention deficit disorder, whether it’s hyperactive or not, is one of the most common psychological disorders, commonly seen in children, yet prevalent among adults too. ADHD is strongly linked to the levels of two essential neurotransmitters: norepinephrine and dopamine. These two neurotransmitters help in maintaining focus, alertness, and sustaining thought and motivation. … Read more

How Does BPD Splitting Destroy Relationships?

Posted by Nancy Carbone How does BPD splitting destroy relationships? Do you have a relationship filled with love and hate, where you want to leave, but then cannot imagine being without that person? Are you exhausted from leaving and coming back?  It can be draining to deal with the ups and downs. Do you hold … Read more

Personality Disorders: Controllers, Abusers, Manipulators, And Users In Relationships

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Posted by Joseph Carver An individual with a personality disorder can have a difficult time maintaining socially appropriate interpersonal relationships? In romantic relationships they can be controlling, abusive, manipulative partners who can ruin not only the relationship, but our self-esteem, finances, and reputation. As a parent, they can put the “D” in Dysfunctional Family and be … Read more

Impact Of Childhood Trauma And The Use Of Repressed Memories

Posted by Ryan House, PsyD Clinical Psychologist Memory is one of the more highly valued cognitive capabilities. Memory is used in every day functioning and is a critical part of human development; however, what if memory was lost? What if an experience or even a period of time was simply erased? According to Eysenck and Keane … Read more

Punishment And Revenge In Borderline Personality Disorder

Written by A.J. Mahari Who is your loved one with Borderline Personality Disorder – really? Does he or she sometimes act kind or caring and then on a dime, out of nowhere, either rage or disengage, detach, and give you the silent treatment? Does he or she emotionally and verbally punish you with verbal abuse? Does your … Read more

3 Theories Of Personality And How To Apply Them

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Posted by Cher Zevala It’s hard not to be interested in the concept of personality. How is it, when their DNA is more than 99.999 percent the same, that two people can behave so differently and develop such vastly different opinions? Even siblings, who develop in identical environments — or seemingly close to it — … Read more

Common Characteristics Of A Pedophile

Posted by Tammy L. Ruggles  Pedophiles don’t have signs on their backs or neon arrows pointing over their heads. It’s easier to believe that the “dirty old man in the park” rather than the clean-cut bus driver down the street is a pedophile. Pedophiles aren’t confined to our Catholic churches. They are in Protestant churches, synagogues, and … Read more

Borderline Personality And Abuse Cycle

Written by A.J. Mahari and Reviewed by Ryan House, PsyD Clinical Psychologist Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is highly associated with verbal abuse, emotional abuse, psychological abuse, physical abuse, and/or domestic violence often suffered by those who are non-borderline. Recent findings suggest that further research is necessary to better understand the association and differentiation between psychological dysfunction and trauma … Read more

Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7, high-quality text-based mental health support and crisis intervention by empowering a community of trained volunteers to support people in their moments of need.

NAMI: National Alliance On Mental Illness

NAMI is dedicated to building better lives for Americans affected by mental illness. The organization is made up of more than 500 local affiliates who work in local communities to raise awareness and provide support and education.

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