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Mood Lability and Borderline Personality Disorder

People with borderline personality disorder (BPD) are often described as having mood lability. Mood lability is an emotional response that is …

Mental Health

How Long Valium Can Stay in Your System

Since being approved by the FDA in 1963, Valium (diazepam), has been prescribed for a range of medical conditions. Most commonly it's used to relieve …

Medicine

Foster a Mindset That Will Help You Quit Smoking

For some people, there is that magical click when everything falls into place before quitting or just after, but for most of us, reshaping our …

Dotdash

Coping With Angrophobia or the Fear of Anger

While everyone gets angry, some people have better control of their anger than others.<p>But when someone suffers from angrophobia, or the fear of …

Mental Health

Coping WIth Daemonophobia or the Fear of Demons

Daemonophobia, or the fear of demons, is a phobia often rooted in religious beliefs.<p>Some religious denominations believe that demons are real, …

Mental Health

Coping With Teraphobia

Teraphobia (fear of monsters) is extremely common in pre-school-age children. It generally lessens during the early elementary years and is highly …

Urban Legends

The Effects of Childhood Trauma

Although adults often say things like, “He was so young when that happened. He won’t even remember it as an adult,” childhood trauma can have a …

Mental Health

5 Tips for Helping Siblings of Children With ADHD

Parenting a child with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can require a great deal of patience and understanding on the part of the …

Autism

How Schema-Focused Therapy Works for BPD

Schema-focused therapy for borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on identifying and changing specific …

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Are Mental Filters Causing Your Anxiety?

Mental filter is a term used to describe one type of cognitive distortion, or faulty thought pattern, that can often lead to higher levels of anxiety …

Mental Health

The Relationship Between PTSD and IBS

At first glance, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may not seem to have any special connection. However, PTSD …

African-American News

How to Build Self-Esteem After Addiction

The relationship between low self-esteem and addiction has been established for decades. In the 1970s, drug users, particularly women, were found to …

Self-help

Learn How Effective Drug Addiction Treatment Is

In most cases, the goal of treatment for drug addiction or abuse is not only to get the person to stop using drugs but to also return the individual …

Mental Health

Alcohol Compounds Its Damage to the Brain

One effect of chronic alcoholism is the damage that long-term heavy alcohol consumption does to the brain. Certain regions in the brains of …

Neurology

What's Missing From the DSM-5?

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is published by the American Psychiatric Association and is used by psychiatrists and …

Mental Health

Getting Quality Sleep When Stressed

Sleep is an important resource that keeps you healthy, mentally sharp, and able to cope with stress more effectively, among other things. …

Sleep

Learn What Happens During an Anxiety Attack

“Anxiety attack” is not a formal, clinical term, but one that is used by many people to describe all sorts of things, from feeling worried about an …

Dotdash

Resistance Sprint Drills to Boost Speed

One of the best ways for any athlete to boost his or her acceleration, top speed, and agility is to practice sprinting against resistance. This …

Exercise

How to Use a BOSU Balance Trainer

The BOSU Balance Trainer is one of the more exciting exercise tools to hit the fitness world in the past few years, quickly becoming a staple in many …

Dotdash

Why You Need to Add Pinto Beans to Your Menu This Week

Pinto beans are an inexpensive, versatile bean commonly used in soups, stews, and rice dishes. According to several sources, pinto beans are the most …

Nutrition

Is Drinking Blueberry Juice Good for You?

Blueberry juice is a beverage that may be made from blueberries or from blueberry concentrate. Many brands of blueberry juice also add other fruit …

Nutrition

What Is Kayla Itsines' BBG Workout?

Are you trying to get in the best shape ever and looking for the right workout program to accomplish this goal? If so, you may be familiar with the …

Exercise

The 7 Best Supplements to Buy in 2018

With so much information about the health benefits of supplements and the sheer number of supplement choices on shelves, you may feel completely …

Wellness

What Kids Learn by Playing With Dolls and Figures

Dolls and figures give your toddler a way to act out the scenes he or she sees in everyday life. She can bathe, change, feed, and cuddle her baby …

Dolls

Universal Pre-K in the United States

What is universal pre-K? The answer is a little bit complicated as there is more than one definition. Universal pre-K refers to government-funded …

Education

Talking to Children About Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss

When miscarriage strikes, sometimes the hardest people to talk to about it are your other children. Depending on the age of your children, whether …

Parenting

Billings Ovulation Method to Get Pregnant

The Billings Ovulation Method was developed by Dr. John and Evelyn Billings of Melbourne, Australia in the 1950s. Sometimes it's referred to as The …

Women's Health

Your Six Year Old's Health and Development

Your child's nutrition is important to his overall health. Proper nutrition, which should include eating three meals a day and two nutritious snacks, …

Nutrition

How to Hand-Express Breast Milk

The hand expression of breast milk, also called manual expression, is a technique where you use your hands instead of your baby or a breast pump to …

Breast Feeding

How to Help a Child Struggling in First Grade Math

It's common for young children to need a bit of help with reading, writing, and math. The early grades are seeing increasing pressure from …

Mathematics