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What’s the Difference Between Psychiatry and Psychology?
When I first began seeking help for my mental health, there were so many unfamiliar terms. The most confusing for me at first was simply the difference between the two different types of doctors available: psychiatrists and psychologists. I'm sure I'm not the only person who was confused about the difference between the two, so… Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Psychiatry and Psychology?
An Example of What Bipolar Disorder is Like
At least as far back as high school, I've dealt with severe depression, anxiety, and mood changes, but it wasn't until this past year that I was finally diagnosed with bipolar disorder. The diagnosis didn't lead to a cure for the disorder since there isn't one, but it's allowed me to notice the symptoms and… Continue reading An Example of What Bipolar Disorder is Like
Everything You Need to Know About Seasonal Affective Disorder
Now that it's officially autumn, it's getting close to the time of year when many people, approximately 10 million of them, are going to start feeling more depressed. Seasonal affective disorder, commonly known as SAD, is a form of depression that affects people based on seasons. The majority of people with SAD become depressed in… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Seasonal Affective Disorder