disorder

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

Skyla B6 months ago
World Mental Health Day
Today is World Mental Health Day. What does that mean? Today is the only day to come out about mental health disorders and not get judged for it. It’s true. Today I posted on my social media about my ...
Iria Vasquez-Paez6 months ago
Paranoid Personality Disorder
Paranoid personality disorder is a paranoia-related personality disorder. People with schizophrenia get paranoid about who they can trust, as well as why they should trust people. People with PPD if t...
Anarda Nashai6 months ago
Interviews with a Big Black Broad: Session #2
Interviewer: Can you remember when you first saw yourself as ugly? BBB: Actually, some of my earliest memories were of me being told how beautiful I was. Mostly by people in my immediate family. I rem...
Anarda Nashai6 months ago
Interviews with a Big Black Broad: Session #1
Interviewer: When were you diagnosed with BDD? BBB: I was twenty-eight years old. Only after suffering several bouts of debilitating depression did I succumb to the idea of being honest about the caus...
James Waters6 months ago
Dating Someone with Severe OCD
Like many of you, I had no idea what OCD really entailed until I started dating Lucy. In the beginning, I was oblivious, completely so. Years of friendship had not been enough for her to disclose the ...
My Headmates and Other Things
I have a few headmates. I have named them and personified them in hopes that it will satiate them, make them leave. They didn't. So here is a list of them.
Holly Anne6 months ago
Sleep Hallucinations
Imagine lying in bed next to your partner, deep within the blissful realm of your mind, allowing your body the rest it so desperately craves. The room is pretty quiet. There's nothing else to be heard...
CinKay Espinoza6 months ago
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Oppositional Defiant Disorder, otherwise known as ODD, sounds extremely scary. I was scared when those words came out of the psychologist’s mouth during my 3-year-old son’s evaluation. The one thing I...
Tess Q6 months ago
I'm Not Crazy
Mental illness. A label I never thought I'd carry. But I do, and that label doesn't define who I am. My depression, anxiety, and insomnia are just another part of me. Please don't ever call me crazy b...
Lauren Rose6 months ago
Week Log of Living with BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder)
In this post, I will be letting you in on my feelings on a day-to-day basis. Not many people know that I have Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Day-to-day life is a struggle, but I have lived wit...
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Alex 6 months ago
A Brief Summary on Misophonia
Google definition: Select sound sensitivity syndrome, sound-rage. People who are sensitive to certain sounds sometimes cope by blocking them out. Misophonia, literally "hatred of sound," was proposed ...
Andie Pabon6 months ago
What I Know About Insomnia
What everyone knows about insomnia is that it means you can’t sleep. So people see something like a Lunesta commercial and think, “Oh sometimes I have trouble sleeping. I must be an insomniac.” People...
Sam Bridge7 months ago
Pedophilia and the Brain
Can we prevent pedophilia or rehabilitate people who have pedophilic behavior? Studies have shown that differences in a person's brain can have an effect on their sexual behavior. Do these differences...
Carolann Sherwood7 months ago
Do You Have OCD?
I joke with my friends and family about "My OCD" trait, so I wanted to take a good look at this pesky trait and find out what I could about this so-called disorder that may plague me sometimes and man...
Kat Jay7 months ago
Living with OCD—It Is Not About Being Clean
I started a new job a couple of weeks ago, and already two of my new colleagues have told me they “are” OCD. One of them "is" OCD when it comes to his shoes; he likes buying expensive, quality trainer...
Sonica M7 months ago
OCDisorder
The television series Friends put a funny spin on the term and even made it popular to have OCD. Suddenly, everyone who loved cleaning, claimed they had OCD without really fully understanding the diso...
Rinaldi Coley7 months ago
Diary of a Mental Mummy
So here I am at 3:25 in the morning—no sign of sleep, overthinking, over scrolling through social media, so I decided to write. Insomnia and depression has been apart of my story since the age of 14. ...
Kay Simpson7 months ago
A Day in the Life with Dyspraxia
Dyspraxia is a disorder that affects the messages to the brain, it also affects cognition, moment and communication. It can affect a young child or even an adult’s life. I start my day by being rudely...