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Difference Between Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder

Recently on our Facebook Page, Vicky posted the following:<p>I was diagnosed bipolar II at the age of 20 but because bipolar type II is so similar to …

Border _ | A compassionate documentary on BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder)

<b>Welcome, and please enjoy viewing the documentary "Border _"</b><p>This compassionate film on Borderline Personality Disorder and (and the hopeful …

AP source: Man killed 4 men, burned bodies at family's farm

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A drug dealer has confessed to selling four young men marijuana before killing them and burning their bodies at his family's farm, a person with firsthand knowledge of his confession said Thursday.<p>The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because …

Sisters give siblings better mental health, study shows

Something about having a sister – even a little sister – makes 10- to 14-year-olds a bit less likely to feel down in the dumps.<p>That’s one of several …

Psychology

Meet the 78-year-old Crisis Text Line counselor

Every week, 78-year-old Nancy Denburg sits in her New Jersey home and spends four to seven hours fielding anxious and desperate texts from strangers.<p>She's a counselor at Crisis Text Line, a nonprofit startup that she read about in the New Yorker shortly after her husband passed away. "I was looking …

Mental Health

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How to Disappear

<i>Alex Difrancesco | Longreads | April 2017 | 8 minutes (2,070 words)</i><p>Last year in New York City, a 19-year-old engineering student named Nayla Kidd …

Study finds link between borderline personality disorder and masochism in women

New research has found that women with borderline personality disorder are more likely to engage in sexual masochism.<p>The study examined 60 women with …

The Legacy of a Narcissistic Parent

When Dr. Robin Berman was first establishing her own practice, she intended to work solely with kids—until she realized that she couldn’t do much for …

Parenting

‘The Work’ Is the Most Powerful Group Therapy Session Ever Caught on Camera — SXSW 2017 Review

Jairus McLeary and Gethin Aldous gained access to a tense four-day therapy session at Folsom State Prison, where emotional confrontations gave way to …

'Requiem' Follows 'Hinterland' As Brand New Psychological Thriller, Set In Wales

Hot on the heels of 'Hinterland'...<p>’Requiem’ is the title of a brand new BBC psychological thriller that explores the fall-out in a local Welsh …

Wales

The Best Psychological Thrillers On Netflix

It’s movie night. Sometimes, you want to bawl about thwarted love over a bowl of popcorn. Other times, you want to laugh so hard you spill the …

Horror

New Horror Releases: Bethany (2017) - Reviewed

For those unaware, writer and director James Cullen Bressack has been a highly prolific indie horror filmmaker for several years now. His output by …

Horror

A Wakeup Call for Mothers-to-be: New Pregnancy Stress Findings

<i>Stress Solutions for Pregnant Mothers: How Breaking Free from Stress Can Boost Your Baby’s Potential.</i><p>If you are pregnant, thinking about getting …

The Controversy Around Autism and Neurodiversity

April is Autism Month, which means many things to the ten-plus million people who make up our community in America. For some, it’s Autism Awareness. …

6 Ways To De-Stress And Stay Calm Right Before Finals Week Hits

We are on the cusp of what's quite possibly the most anxiety-ridden week of the year for college students.<p>For many students, finals week is a time of …

Study Skills

The One Minute Breathing Exercise That Can Calm You Down and Focus Your Mind

The idea that breathing exercises can calm you down isn’t some sort of recent development thanks to Yoga. It’s something that’s been known for …

25 Mindfulness Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life | HelloCare

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practicing …

How better definitions of mental disorders could aid diagnosis and treatment

Mental disorders are currently defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), which includes hundreds of distinct …

Mental Health

The Art of Raising Kind Kids

We all want our children to be kind, and to grow up to be even kinder. As any parent knows, monitoring unkind behavior is in most cases a practical …

10 Amazing Things Kids Have Said About Past Lives

Many children seem wise beyond their years or like “old souls,” but some have said things that truly seem to hearken back to previous lives.<p>Parents …

Motherhood

PARANOID SCHIZOPHRENIA (G) - Uncle Wundt

<b>BY P H O E B E M I N</b> <b>IN WONDERFUL G BLOCK AP PSYCH :)</b><p><b>Paranoid Schizophrenia</b> is one of the 5 classifications of schizophrenia, including paranoid, …

Mental Health

11 Books That Will Change Your Perspective On Mental Illness

They're also informative, engaging and rewarding reads.<p>Pat Peoples has just checked out of a psychiatric hospital and is obsessed with exercise. He doesn't remember how or why he ended up in the hospital; all he recalls are flashes of the events leading up to his hospitalization. He wants to focus …

the early signs

In my own case it was just over a decade ago when my brother began to sound different on the phone. He lived back East and my parents and I were …

Mental Health

Study: Florida could have 33 million residents by 2070

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Florida could grow to more than 33 million residents by 2070, and the percentage of the state that is developed could jump from …

Why We Act Irrationally: A Harvard Psychologist Reveals the One Word That Drives Our Senseless Habits

It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen Langer and her research team at Harvard University were about to conduct a …

25 Things to Look Forward to As You Get Older

You don't give a hoot what people think of you, for one.<p>Like traffic and taxes, aging is inevitable. But why cringe every time another birthday comes …

Death Is A Fact, And Our Culture Really Can’t Accept it. Here’s Why.

There are a number of ways that humans deal with death, depending entirely on where in the world they live and what culture they were brought up …

Living Rooms

The Misconceptions About Mental Illness We Need to Unlearn

Mental illness isn’t like a sinus infection. You can’t just wait it out or take a pill to make everything go away. Our brains are complex and …