Should We Try To Prevent PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a debilitating mental illness formed after a painful or terrifying experience. Many different situations can trigger PTSD, but there is a large concern for the prevalence within the military. Some of the situations our troops experience are unimaginable, and it shouldn’t come as any surprise that they can have lasting effects…
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Three Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Schizophrenia

  Up until recently, my knowledge of the psychiatric disease, schizophrenia, was pretty limited, and I think many others can relate. All I really knew was that common symptoms include hallucinations and that it’s commonly diagnosed later in life. Over the past year, I have taken up more of an interest in mental health and…
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Why It’s Important To Treat Your Body With Love

Most of us have likely experienced at least some feelings of insecurity about our bodies at some point in our lives – that self-conscious voice that tells us our waists are not small enough, our legs are too thick, our arms are too flabby, our chests are too flat. Negative body-image thoughts can take many…
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