mental disorder

Coping With Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD).

To Whom It May Concern… I wasn’t diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) until I was an adult, that said, in retrospect the symptoms were fairly clear throughout my childhood and teenage years. ADD is traditionally associated with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), but ADHD is actually a type of ADD. ADHD is best known …

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Surviving the Darkness: A Crash Course in Muddling Through Anxiety, Depression, and So On.

Introduction [I originally published this post in April of 2013. Since then it has undergone a few minor revisions. Today I am doing a more extensive review – rephrasing things that might have been obtuse and sometimes expanding upon what I have said in order to clarify  certain topics. Additionally I have added an additional resources …

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Mental Health Reading List (Part I) – Introduction.

I am fascinated by mental illness. Part of this comes from an interest in just about everything that is abnormal or unusual. Part of it comes from the constant battle to understand and improve myself. I have childhood onset obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) as well as struggling with depressive episodes. I have spent years battling and …

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