disorder

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

Nathaniel Corns2 days ago
A Quick Guide to Sensory Processing Disorder
You may have never heard about Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). It’s not something that’s often talked about in wider society, but as someone who works in Pediatrics (young people’s health services)...
Tyler Turner7 days ago
The Monster in the Mirror
Body dysmorphic disorder is a condition that most of us can relate to or have experienced to some degree. Everyone has something that they dislike or would gladly change about their physical appearanc...
Scott Lavelya month ago
Peter Pan Syndrome/Disorder
I'm pretty sure most of us know who Peter Pan is; the boy who could fly, and was sometimes shown with Tinker Bell at his side, the boy who lived but didn't grow up! Yeah, well that's NOT who i'm going...
Alyssa Chiaraa month ago
That Little Voice in Your Head Is Real
In my last post I gave a little introduction to myself that included a brief overview of my experience of being a dancer and how it made me who I am. I would recommend giving that one a read if you ha...
Haley Da month ago
Eat My Phobias
Many people hate having their food touch, touching dirty plates, or finding things in their food. Many of those same people might not realize that they are suffering from one or both of the phobias ca...
The Problem with Diet Culture
This is not medical advice. All opinions in this article are based on personal experience and independent research. If you have any concerns about you or someone you know, please seek the appropriate ...
Borderline for Beginners
Any information given is based upon my experience and is not to replace medical or psychiatric care. Borderline personality disorder is a complex mental illness that is often misunderstood. Often, a d...
Wesley M3 months ago
This Is Why I'm Paranoid
Paranoid Personality Disorder is when a person has excessive distrust and suspicion. The person will rarely confide in others and tends to misinterpret harmless and innocuous comments as malicious. Di...
K. Kidd4 months ago
Purgatory
I've never met anyone quite like myself. On the one hand, I'm weirdly proud of that. On the other, I am isolated in loneliness and fear. I'm nothing special, yet I am quite unique and, despite the opi...
Ashley Peterson4 months ago
Truth, Lies, and Mental Illness
Some things are better left unsaid. But which things? And said, or unsaid, to whom? Figuring out how much of our deepest inner workings we should disclose to others can be difficult at the best of tim...
Ashley Peterson4 months ago
The Mental Illness Fear Factor
Sadly, those who are uninformed often fear mental illness. They believe that it's unknown, unpredictable, and potentially dangerous. Those of us living with mental illness fear it too, although for mu...
Hannah Woods4 months ago
Postpartum
I always knew I had both anxiety and depression growing up, and especially in my later teen years after I graduated high school. I also knew where it all came from for the most part, that was no quest...
Hannah LeGrand4 months ago
Understanding Pure "O"
I want to be clear from the beginning that this is not a message about being sensitive to peoples' mental illnesses. This is not a case for how one should try to help, or even why one ought to care. T...
Cindy Brunswig5 months ago
Living with OCD
OCD also known as obsessive-compulsive disorder is an illness that cannot be cured, but can be treated. A couple of months ago I was diagnosed with OCD. Many people diagnose themselves with OCD not re...
Parent. Separated. Borderliner
Dear reader, my name is Irma. I am a separated wife and mother of three. Life's circumstances gave me unusual gifts of certain mental illnesses which are borderline personality disorder, posttraumatic...
H. B.5 months 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 months 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 Caldwell5 months 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 ...