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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Devin Louisea year 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 Da year 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 Adamsona year 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...
Melissa Weaklya year 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 Salemia year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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...
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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...
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...
Tristan La year ago
Happiness Can Be Sad
It may seem like a crazy idea to think always being happy can be sad. I'm not entirely happy with my life, but in recent years, it's been rather peaceful. I'll have fits of anger and frustration and a...
Sage Feara year ago
Intrusive Thoughts
So, before we go on with this, I would like to give a quick warning. If you are sensitive to topics about mental illness and everything that goes with it, please don't read on. We will be discussing i...
Kendra Terrya year ago
PTSD, Depression, Bipolar, and Anxiety Disorders
PTSD. The definition as said from Google translation is "a condition of persistent mental and emotional stress occurring as a result of injury or severe psychological shock, typically involving distur...
The Rainbow Rama year ago
The Diary of a Repressed Alter...
Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways. - Sigmund Freud
The Rainbow Rama year ago
"I Think Something Is Wrong..."
DISCLAIMER: I am not a psychologist and I am writing from personal experience. This is NOT to be used as a diagnostic tool but a stepping stone to better mental health habits and is a biography rather...
Dasha Willisa year ago
A Letter to My Eating Disorder
Dear Ana and Mia, This letter is to say thank you! Now that might seem slightly odd, thanking you for all the tough years you have put me through—17 years to be exact! I don’t thank you for the hurt a...