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6 12, 2019

How sleep is affected by mental disorders.

By |2019-12-12T11:43:59-05:00December 6th, 2019|Anxiety, Depression, PTSD|Comments Off on How sleep is affected by mental disorders.

Mental health issues can have a profound impact on the quality of sleep of an individual. In a sometimes vicious cycle, not sleeping well can make the symptoms of a mental health disorder worse. This close connection between sleep and mental health means that practicing good sleep hygiene is of high importance for those with mental health [...]

1 11, 2019

How to Identify the Different Types of PTSD

By |2019-11-01T15:37:17-05:00November 1st, 2019|PTSD|Comments Off on How to Identify the Different Types of PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects roughly 7.7 million adults in the United States. The disorder is a reaction to having witnessed or involved in a traumatic event such as death, the threat of death, serious injury or forms of sexual violation.  The symptoms can appear immediately or manifest years after the event. Common symptoms of PTSD include: [...]

15 07, 2019

All About PTSD

By |2019-08-28T16:50:18-05:00July 15th, 2019|PTSD|Comments Off on All About PTSD

Posttraumatic stress affects nearly every aspect of the sufferer’s life, and overflows into the lives of anyone surrounding him/her. 7-8% of Americans suffer from PTSD (that does not include partial PTSD, which is when people do not meet the criteria for textbook PTSD, but do have some symptoms and are suffering) annually, exhibiting active symptoms that alter [...]