PTSD and Types of Trauma

PTSD and the Types of Trauma

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects many people. What we once thought reserved for those in combat, we now know as something anyone can experience. PTSD differs from acute stress disorder. Instead of short-term issues, those with PTSD have symptoms that affect their daily lives on a long-term basis…

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LGBTQ Anxiety and Depression: Understanding and Overcoming

Statistics show that those within the LGBTQ community experience anxiety and mood disorders at higher rates than the general population. A variety of issues and underlying problems lead to this disproportionate statistic. For anyone experiencing these mental health issues, though, pinpointing a solution is often more desirable than understanding the root cause…

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The effects of PTSD are heavily affecting this man who's in need of treatment

How to Tell If Someone Has PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a mental health condition that has serious side effects. The symptoms start after the person has experienced the trauma, and the brain goes through neurochemical changes that affect how you feel…

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Spot Depression

Learn to Spot Depression

Whether it’s someone you love or yourself, depression isn’t always easy to determine. Everyone feels sad from time to time. But actual clinical depression is not the same as being sad, and it is important to know the signs…

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PTSD Treatment Center

PTSD Treatment Center

While many people will experience traumatizing events in their lifetimes, most won’t face long-term effects. If signs of post-traumatic stress disorder begin to appear, though, it’s important to visit a PTSD treatment center…

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Coping with Trauma

Coping With Trauma

Many people were raised to believe that needing help when coping with trauma is a sign of weakness. There’s a persistent assumption that “toughing it out” or “getting over it” is the right path to take…

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Women and Trauma

Women and Trauma: Dealing With Heightened Risks

The effects of a traumatizing event can cause significant issues for anyone. As research on women and trauma continues to prove, though, there are major differences in how separate genders deal with these issues…

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How Depression Is Diagnosed

eing depressed is difficult. And understanding what a doctor means when discussing it can confuse you and make things even harder to understand. If you aren’t sure what your doctor means, the information is harder to process. This makes it more difficult to ask the right questions, which is important to your care…

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Can Depression Really Kill You?

Many people with depression find treatment plans that allow them to live a fulfilling life. And while that is the goal of most people, there are unfortunately those who feel there is no hope. Some researchers consider depression…

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Does Depression Go Away on Its Own With Time?

Those with depression often wonder if it will just go away. We all do this, and it’s normal to think that way. Sometimes people want to believe that if we don’t think about something, it will disappear…

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