Prenatal Risk Factors And Autism

The embryonic and fetal stages of development are perhaps the most important time periods in your entire life, at least in terms of healthy development. Exposure to a number of toxins, diseases, and even some medications during this time period can have detrimental effects on an individual, and cause permanent physical and cognitive defects.  …
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Anxiety And Addiction: The Formation Of Destructive Connections In The Brain

             Individuals with anxiety already suffer from a debilitating disorder; those with both addiction and anxiety have it much worse.   Anxiety is typically caused by extremely stressful events in someone’s life, and while some people learn to cope with the stress, others are never able to fully recover, and…
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The Stigma Of Schizophrenia: How Society Misrepresents Mental Illness

By Cullen Knowles When people hear the word schizophrenia, Hollywood movies about deranged serial killers and lunatics often come to mind. A recent example is the movie Split, a horror/thriller about a kidnapper with 24 different personalities contained within his mind, driven to do horrible things because of his mental illness (1). There are many…
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