disorder

The spectrum of Mental Health disorders is incredibly vast; we showcase the multitude of conditions that affect mood, thinking and behavior.

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Maddi Olsena day ago
Why Some Sacrifices to Be Thin Aren’t Worth It
I open my eyes and am welcomed by the soft lull of dusk. I check my phone: 5:33 AM. I roll my eyes and try to think positively to myself, "Great. At least I got five hours tonight." I roll my body off...
Ghost G.4 days ago
The Truth About PTSD
I have been living with PTSD for a very large portion of my life. My diagnosis was made about 9 years ago and is due to an unfortunate chain of events in my childhood that included a few types of abus...
A New Me
It started with a dress, mirror, and depression. They were all present when I had my first experience with my disease. I was wearing a white dress with a black strip of lace around the waist of the dr...
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Emily Carrin7 days ago
Memoirs of a Borderline
Reading other memoirs of people with borderline personality disorder has brought me to a place where I want to tell my story about my struggles with mental illness. It is hard to bring myself to write...
Justin Young16 days ago
ADHD from a Personal Perspective
We all know that ADHD is a mental illness. I certainly know this because I have it. So from a personal perspective I can tell you honestly that having ADHD sucks. Often times when I tell people I have...
Byanka Delgado17 days ago
The Long Road Ahead
September 12th, 2012 Every day seems like a constant struggle. At that start of my day I have to try to decide who I want to be. I can be the solemn employee, the spiteful daughter, the cheery mother,...
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Devin Louise17 days ago
Feminine Psychopathy: More Common and More Deadly Than One May Think
Feminine Psychopathy: More Common and More Deadly Than One May Think Devin Nassar-Reis Prof. Phil Yeager, PSY2012, Palm Beach State College, Palm Beach Gardens, FL Author Note Some details may be cons...
Nancy D21 days ago
Embarrassing ADHD Confessions
I was diagnosed with ADHD just before I went to college. My parents and I were heavily realized because it also explains my emotional outbursts. I didn't know much about ADHD at the time, but since th...
Perspective: A Teen’s Struggle with Weight Loss and Depression
I was only 13 when I started to worry about my weight. My diet was horrible, I exercised maybe once a week — and yet everyone said it was stupid to be worried because I was, “skinny.” In my mind, this...
Kat Adamson23 days ago
But Do You Really Get It?
When I was in fifth grade, there was a boy in my class named Will. Will had no friends. Will had no one to sit with at lunch. Will was always the last person picked for team sports or group games. Wil...
Under the Skin
The people in the world we live in today are so quick to gloss over other people's problems when they themselves are not directly affected. We live day to day trying to better ourselves and focus on a...
Katie Johnson25 days ago
Eating Disorder
So, my father is from a big family and a fairly new country (this year, it is only 70-years-old). In its early years, food was scarce and was not to be wasted. He was the primary cook in our family an...
Vanessa Salemi25 days ago
Obsessed with Obsession
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. It’s a blooming curiosity; a deadly flower that plants itself in the back of your head, continuously flourishing, and overfilling the room as it grows bigger. The roots ...
Em Wa month ago
'Fake' Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Hi there, Today I am going to be talking about the mental illness, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or more commonly known by the abbreviation, OCD. The reason for this is that at my school, secondary s...
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Ashley a month ago
Borderline Personality Disorder
Every mental disorder comes with many side effects. You may have a few or all of them, but either way, you have that problem. Here are some things I noticed about myself that pointed to borderline per...
Rebecca Johnsona month ago
I Finally Had the Courage...
I have been suffering from Trichotillomania (Trich) since I was about five years old. I know what my trigger is, my mom. She was always and still is very verbally abusive to me, starting from an early...
Nonny a month ago
On the Borderline
The questions "what's it like to live with borderline personality disorder?" always seems to throw me. I've been asked it so many times in the past two years since getting the diagnosis that you'd thi...
McKayla Sillitoea month ago
Developing Misophonia at a Young Age
When you are seventeen years old, it's common to listen to your younger siblings running rampant throughout the house squealing at the top of their lungs and respond by getting irritated with how loud...