disorder

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

H. B.3 days ago
A Superpower, Not a Disability
It's hard when you first get diagnosed with your disability or disorder. In my experience of being diagnosed, I sat in my car staring at the paper my doctor gave me informing me about the results she ...
Jason A5 days ago
OCD: The Internal Battle
The nature of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is very complex, to say the least. A large number of people around the world still have misconceptions and an inaccurate understanding of this condition and...
Kris Caldwell6 days ago
OCDeeezzz
OCD is… OCD can be… OCD deals with… NO! NO! NO! None of these are right! It needs to be perfect! Well, guess what? It doesn’t need to be perfect and more than likely it is right. OCD brings about the ...
Amanda Rosea month ago
Eating Disorder Awareness Week
Just one-third cup of food three times a day... Plus an hour of extreme cardio every single day... For a year and four months. This. Was. My. Hell. I was obese. I'd struggled with binge eating since I...
Bella Coralloa month ago
Living with Emetophobia
I recently did a school project where I had to go around the school and interview my fellow peers on their worst fears. I learned about so many interesting fears, but the one I did not come across was...
Borderline Personality Disorder
Many people experience times when they’re feeling down, hopeless, like nothing’s worth fighting for anymore. But for most people these episodes will pass after a few days or even a couple of weeks. Wh...
Cheeky Minxa month ago
Mental Health and Apology Fatigue
I've been writing for some time for a particular audience of which I have been a member: women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder. But recently, I've noticed that much of what I write can be helpful...
Alystair Kade2 months ago
Confessions of a Binge Shopper
I’ve been down on my luck for almost a year now since my inevitable university convocation. Within eight months, I’ve managed to obtain four jobs and lose them all before 2018 came to an end. If there...
Ashley Peterson2 months ago
Naming Our Emotions
What are emotions and how do we describe them? Often it's not a subject we give much thought to. Even within the field of psychology there are various theories espoused by various researchers. Some em...
Scarlett Wood3 months ago
My 'Self-Grooming' Disorder
!WARNING! This story contains graphic content. What does it feel like... having beautiful hands and fingers? I haven't had that feeling ever since I was 11-years-old.
Siena Dini3 months ago
'Quiet' Borderline Personality Disorder
Please do not read if you feel like you may have a negative reaction to reading about mental illness. No one ever talks about borderline personality disorder, let alone “quiet” BPD, and, to be quite h...
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Lorraine Woiak3 months ago
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Does the winter season feel like it is just dragging on? Do you find that depression hits you during this time of the year? Are you just not yourself? The winter blues can effect anyone. Psychologist ...
Ashley Peterson3 months ago
Understanding Narcissistic Abuse
The term narcissism comes from the story in Greek mythology of Narcissus, who fell in love and became obsessed with his own reflection in a pool. In modern usage, narcissist may refer to a personality...
Carson David3 months ago
Internet Addiction Disorder Is a Mental Disease, Not a Joke
For the earlier years of my childhood, I suffered from a disorder that doesn't exist. As a naive, innocent child, I was easily dragged into hypnosis in the form of a desktop computer that I simply cou...
Stephanie Gladwell4 months ago
10 Fascinating Books About Eating Disorders
Eating disorders are something that plague many people, young and old. Although they are stereotypically considered the stuff of "teen angst" or limited to women—that’s not the case. There are some fa...
Ashley Peterson4 months ago
Manufacturing Pathology
Mental illness stigma often takes the form of dismissing the experience of those living with mental illness, but it can also take a subtler form. When normal emotions like sadness and anxiousness are ...
Jacqueline Smith4 months ago
The Monster Within
Dealing with an ED sucks. It’s the hardest thing you may ever have to go through besides maybe cancer. Your child or friend or maybe its a parent have a little voice in their head telling them they ar...