i have recently heard from a number of people who have difficulties with what could be called “hoarding” – ammassing and keeping more possessions or even animals than one can house in a living space. this oversupply then becomes a problem, either for the person who accumulates these items, and/or for those sharing and/or visiting.… Continue reading a house full of stuff
Category: depression and mental illness
psychiatric medication and diagnoses, working hand in hand
Many Authors Of Mental Health Diagnosis Guidelines Have Financial Ties To Drug Makers, Study Says The majority of psychiatrists who worked on the most recent edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s widely influential diagnostic manual had financial ties to the pharmaceutical industry before, during or after the manual was published. more … are we surprised?… Continue reading psychiatric medication and diagnoses, working hand in hand
words of depression
random words about depression, collected from the past: i must confess that during my depressive time, i was more productive, but that was because i didn’t focus on such things as selling the car, keeping the house clean, all those things that one does to stay gainfully alive. …….. i am fighting panic and depression… Continue reading words of depression
more on emotional intelligence: alexi – what???
a very nicely written article by victoria counsellor michelle morand, director of the CEDRIC centre, which specializes in eating disorders and related concerns, on the connection between eating disorders and the inability/difficulty to express emotions: A study was conducted by psychologists about 5 years ago that looked at childhood experiences of trauma, (physical abuse, sexual… Continue reading more on emotional intelligence: alexi – what???
psychiatric medication and weight gain: purple prose vs. intelligent talk
a few days ago, big fat blog referred to a story in prospect magazine about a young woman who underwent psychiatric treatment and “tragically” lost her beauty by gaining weight. if you like purple prose,sexism, sizeism, an outdated concept of beauty and other such nonsense, this prospect article is for you! far more intelligent and… Continue reading psychiatric medication and weight gain: purple prose vs. intelligent talk
getting serious – keywords & “depression treatment”
well, i’m going to get serious about blogging now. there’s lots of things i want to talk about – and hopefully, you’ll have something to say about it, too!recently, i have been working on my web site. i decided to have it hosted by site-build-it (SBI), a hosting company that offers tremendous support to its… Continue reading getting serious – keywords & “depression treatment”