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Getting The Most Out Of Women’s Group Therapy Sessions

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GrouptherapyWhen a tragedy occurs or we encounter difficult periods in our lives, the healthy thing to do is to seek professional help from a qualified mental health therapist. Having a professional to talk to who can help us work out our issues will help us heal and become stronger people. In addition, many people ...

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Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Three Scary Facts

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Reflected_sadnessThis week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, the goal of which is to bring awareness to the physical and psychological toll eating disorders take on those who are affected. Despite the formation of groups like the NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association), there are still many misconceptions about these diseases. For example, some ...

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Mental Health And The Heart

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February is American Heart Month, a time set aside to raise awareness of heart disease. Heart disease is the number one killer of both women and men, so it’s very important to be aware of how to take care our hearts. And while most people ...

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Understanding The Stages Of Eating Disorder Recovery

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Recovery from an eating disorder is a long process that requires professional help from a mental health therapist or perhaps even a team of professionals. It’s not uncommon for the recovering person to feel uncertain about their progress, and sometimes it takes more than one attempt to stop the disordered behaviors.

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Autistic Brains Are Active, Even At Rest

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The results of a new study have shown that brain activity among autistic children is significantly more active while at rest than that of non-autistic children—on average, 42%. The study, which was published in the journal Frontiers in Neuroinformatics, was a followup to a previous finding that brain connections are different in autistic children. The results showed that autistic children’s brains generate much more information than those of non-autistic children.

The researchers believe this finding offers a scientific explanation for the ...

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Invisible Risk Factors May Lead To Teen Mental Illness

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1In order for teenagers to be their healthiest physically and most alert, it’s important to encourage things like a healthy diet, getting enough sleep, getting plenty of exercise and limiting exposure to media use. And now, a new European study has found that adolescents with high media use, reduced sleep and low levels of physical ...

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The Bipolar Diet: Five Foods To Eat During Mania

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The best treatment plan for bipolar disorder includes a mixture of regular sessions with a mental health therapist, medication and a healthy lifestyle. Part of a healthy lifestyle includes a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and lean proteins. As we’ve previously mentioned, adding certain foods to your diet—as well as avoiding certain foods ...

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Ten Tips For Your First Therapy Session

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GrouptherapyBeginning treatment with a mental health therapist can be extremely nerve-wracking. After all, you’re about to divulge a lot of information about your personal life with a stranger. If you’ve never been to any kind of therapy before, you may have no idea what to expect or have a preconceived notion that causes you ...

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Five Tips For Dealing With Difficult People

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It’s one thing to take care of your own mental health and well-being. If you have healthy habits, stay away from addictive substances and see your Costa Mesa therapist, you’re probably feeling good about your overall health. Unfortunately, you can’t control the mental health of others, and you’re bound to come across some difficult people in your everyday life. Whether it’s a colleague, a family member or someone in your social circle, here are five tips for dealing with ...

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Autism’s Impact Affected By Sensory Integration

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4146730230_b3a38326a2Children with autism are often faced with sensory processing issues. Every autism specialist has struggled to understand the sensory tricks the condition can play on children’s minds. Now, a newly released study may have the answer: children with autism spectrum disorders have trouble integrating simultaneous information from their eyes and their ears.

The study, published ...

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Childhood Bullying Could Result In Psychosis

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Childhood bullying is a real problem in our country. According to Bullyingstatistics.org, an estimated one in four children is bullied at school on a regular basis. While childhood bullies are far from new, there are few studies that have been done to determine just how much being bullied as a child will ...

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Perimenopause May Increase Depression Risk In Women

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Before women begin menopause, they tend to experience perimenopause. This is the time in life when menstrual periods begin to slow down and eventually stop, usually affecting them between the ages of 45 and 55. Because of all the reproduction-related hormonal changes that happen, perimenopausal women have an increased risk of depression. This is ...

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