Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders

We all know that food plays an important part in our lives, nourishing us and keeping us healthy as we progress and grow from one day to the next. Our relationship with food can change from time to time, we may lose our appetite for brief periods, attempt to eat...
Dual Diagnosis

Dual Diagnosis

Dual diagnosis is an emerging and innovative field of addiction treatment. Until about 20 years ago, if someone had a mental health disorder as well as a substance addiction, the two would be treated as separate conditions. People were also told that they would have...
Types of Personality Disorders

Types of Personality Disorders

Personality disorders are disorders of the brain, where abnormal patterns of behaviors, thoughts and experiences are seen. There are many different types of personality disorders and they can range from mild to severe. People with a personality disorder tend to...
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is also known as OCD. It is a mental illness that causes people to have obsessive thoughts, which leads them to engage in compulsive behavior. Obsessions are known as unpleasant and unwanted images, thoughts or urges, which repeatedly...
Borderline Disorders

Borderline Disorders

Personality disorders are complicated psychological conditions that can lead to a huge range of distressing and frightening symptoms for both the sufferer and their families. Additionally, they can cause various patterns of behavior that are abnormal. Some of this...
Personality Disorders

Personality Disorders

When someone is diagnosed with a personality disorder, they have to be significantly different from an “average” person. The DSM-V has stringent conditions before someone is able to receive a diagnosis of a personality disorder. They must have different thinking and...