Category: Mental Health

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Transforming a Life: Dr. Jay Lieberman’s Experience at Lifeskills

Life Before Lifeskills Before Dr. Jay Lieberman embarked on his transformative journey at Lifeskills South Florida, he battled a multitude of personal demons. His life had been marred by a complex tapestry of emotional struggles. From a young age, he grappled with anxiety, sleeplessness, and anger issues, coupled with bouts of overconfidence, mischief, and impulsivity.

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Anxiety and Panic Disorder vs. Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States. More than 40 million adults, or 19.1% of the population, experience an anxiety disorder each year.1 Some conditions fall under the umbrella of anxiety disorders, including panic disorder and generalized anxiety disorder. While the two share similar symptoms, they are still two separate,

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How to Help a Friend with Borderline Personality Disorder

Do you have a friend or other loved one with borderline personality disorder (BPD)? If you’ve known them for a while, you understand the unpredictability and turmoil that are characteristic of the condition. If you’re just learning about their condition, though, you may not be familiar with their often challenging symptoms. Living with borderline personality

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Why Should I Choose a Treatment Center Over Alternative Medicine?

Alternative therapeutic approaches have grown increasingly popular over the past decade. Offerings like equine therapy, reiki, acupuncture, and yoga have made their way into many mental health treatment plans. While there are some benefits to holistic mental health treatment services, none of them can fully replace the need for evidence-based treatment. Holistic mental health treatment

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Diagnosing Mental Health: How Are Mental Illnesses Diagnosed?

The rise of social media over the last decade has done wonders to bring people together over common struggles. Individuals who may have never met someone with similar difficulties can easily find online communities of people who understand exactly what they are going through. However, with the expansion of mental health awareness online comes an

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Can Your Diet Impact Anxiety?

You’ve probably heard the saying, “You are what you eat,” but there’s more truth to that than you might expect. You might think that psychotherapy or anti-anxiety medications are the primary ways to treat anxiety, but there are other changes you can make to boost your mental health. Research shows a close relationship between your

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Why Do Mental Health Disorders Develop?

Mental health is a complex subject that looks different for every person. What one person struggles with, another might handle without an issue. The reasons why mental health disorders may develop in some people and not in others have confounded psychologists, psychiatrists, and the medical field for decades. While we have figured out there isn’t

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