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According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), “anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults (19.1% of the population) age 18 and older every year.”[1] People might suffer from several types of anxiety disorders, but generalized...

Imposter syndrome is a phenomenon that causes you to feel like a phony in some area of your life, most commonly in professional situations. If you struggle with imposter syndrome, you probably feel like you do not deserve the position you are in despite experiencing...

Bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder (BPD) are often confused with one another due to an overlapping of symptoms. However, there are distinct differences between the two conditions, which is why they are diagnosed and treated in different manners. Bipolar disorder causes individuals to experience changes...

Family is one of the most important things in many people’s lives. Whether you are still living with your family or only seeing them on special occasions, it can be extremely difficult to navigate familial relationships. Oftentimes, your family members can get away with certain...

Many people struggle with mental health issues. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 1 in 4 people worldwide will be affected by a mental or neurological disorder at some point in their lives.[1] Mental illness can affect anyone at any time, meaning these disorders...

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), approximately 9.2 million adults in the United States have a substance abuse issue and mental health condition occurring at the same time.[1] While many people develop addiction due to self-medicating the symptoms of their...

According to the CDC, “1 in 5 Americans will experience mental illness in a given year.”[1] Most people are aware of common mental health issues, like depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, other mental health concerns are less discussed. Personality disorders are a type...

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), anxiety disorders are the most common mental health conditions, affecting 40 million adults every year.[1] There are several different types of anxiety disorders and each one of them can make it difficult to function properly in...

A narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a mental health condition characterized by an inflated sense of self-importance. People suffering from this condition go to great lengths to receive attention and validation. Often, this causes them to lack the ability to understand or care about other...