Coping with OCD During a Pandemic

Coping with OCD During a Pandemic

In times of uncertainty and panic, it can bring out the worst of our mental health, especially when the world is gripped by a pandemic. Many people make the mistake in believing that individuals who have an obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are better at dealing...
Mental Health in Conflict Situations

Mental Health in Conflict Situations

Mental disorders are on the rise in the world on the whole, but according to World Health Organization (WHO) estimates, about one person in five living in a conflict situation is affected by some form of mental disorder. The afflicting disorders can range from mild...
Binge Eating – The Other Eating Disorder

Binge Eating – The Other Eating Disorder

Eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia have serious health implications if left untreated, but one eating disorder is rarely discussed as being a serious illness: binge-eating. Binge-eating disorder (BED) is becoming commonplace in the United States, even...
The Symptoms and Behaviors of Schizophrenia

The Symptoms and Behaviors of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a very complex and dangerous disorder that is made up of either a lack of symptoms, an appearance of symptoms, or a combination of both. While many consider the only manifestation of schizophrenia to be talking to oneself, the disorder delves much...