Archive for October, 2015

The Link Between ADHD And Addiction

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is a disorder in which a person is unable to control focus and behavior due to difficulty in processing neural stimuli. While ADHD can be diagnosed during adulthood, it is most often discovered during childhood. But new evidence suggests that adults with ADHD may be more likely to become addicted to substances, the Internet or even gambling.

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Spot The Signs Of Autism In Every Age Group

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As a parent, you worry about your children hitting certain milestones—and if they miss a few, you start to worry about things like signs of autism. Autism is a mental condition, present from early childhood, characterized by difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in using language and abstract concepts.

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How Sports Psychiatry Benefits Athletes

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Sports psychiatry, a relatively new subspecialty in the psychiatry field, emphasizes treating mental illness in athletes. The mental illness may be brought on by sports, by the use of steroids or by stressors related to the sport the athlete plays. While enhancing the athlete’s performance is not a goal of sports psychiatry, it may produce that outcome.

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Tips For Coping With A Bipolar Disorder Partner

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Living with Bipolar Disorder can be challenging, but loving someone with it isn’t always easy either. If you’re in a relationship with someone with Bipolar Disorder, you already know it’s a tough ride. The mood swings can make your time together exhilarating or frustrating, depending on the day. But it is not impossible to have a healthy union with someone who has the disorder. You and your bipolar partner can beat the odds.

The trademark symptom of Bipolar Disorder is a ...

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Trouble Sleeping? It May Be A Sleep Disorder

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Nearly everyone has had trouble sleeping at some point in their lives. Fortunately, their bouts of insomnia are usually situational and temporary. But for others, the battle to get adequate sleep can be real, lasting and problematic. About 10% of Americans are cursed with chronic insomnia, which can have a negative impact on physical and mental health.

Sleep disorders can wreak havoc on a person’s life. They can raise depression and anxiety risk, and they can keep employees from performing well ...

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