Tag Archives: Disorder

Can light therapies help with bipolar disorder?

Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder characterized by episodes of both depressed and elevated mood. It typically begins in the late teens to early 20s. During depressive episodes, people experience low mood, loss of self-confidence, hopelessness, and impaired sleep and appetite. Manic episodes are marked by an increase in energy, euphoric or irritable and rapidly… Read More »

Bipolar disorder during pregnancy: Lessons learned

Careful management of bipolar disorder during pregnancy is critical because for so many patients with this illness, the road to emotional well-being has been a long one, requiring a combination of careful pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic strategies.Half of referrals to our Center for Women’s Mental Health – where we evaluate and treat women before, during, and… Read More »

What is Mood Disorder NOS?

Mood Disorder NOS Mood disorder not otherwise specified is more commonly known as Mood Disorder NOS. Mood Disorder NOS is a general term for any mood disorder that isn’t included under its own term in the DSM-IV. “NOS” is merely “not otherwise specified” abbreviated. The DSM-IV is the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.… Read More »

Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Disorder

by ulisse albiati It is a norm for all of us to have dreams for as long as 2 hours or more each night. Still now the science community doesn’t know much about how or why we dream. Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, who made significant impact on the field of psychology and psychiatry,… Read More »

Anxiety Disorder: How To Overcome Anxiety, Start Feeling Better And Regain Confidence

Are you tired of feeling panicked for no apparent reason, missing great opportunities, and avoiding situations that make you feel uncomfortable? There is no reason to put up with this anymore. In this book, you will learn: 
 What Anxiety is: Anxiety can be hard to define, especially for someone who has never tried to… Read More »

Sleep Disorder Symptoms

So how do you know if you have a sleep disorder? Your body is giving you signals; you just need to pay attention. What are the signals? Everyone at one time or another experiences a problem getting to sleep, but if you have trouble getting to sleep on a regular basis this could be a… Read More »

If Your Adolescent Has an Anxiety Disorder: An Essential Resource for Parents (Adolescent Mental Health Initiative)

Growing up can be stressful for any teenager, but it is considerably harder for the many adolescents who develop an anxiety disorder. This book is an essential guide for parents, teachers, or other adults involved with teenagers who may e affected by these disorders. By bringing together two strands of expertise–that of mental health professionals… Read More »

Anxiety Disorder: How To Overcome Anxiety, Start Feeling Better And Regain Confidence

Are you tired of feeling panicked for no apparent reason, missing great opportunities, and avoiding situations that make you feel uncomfortable? There is no reason to put up with this anymore. In this book, you will learn: 
 What Anxiety is: Anxiety can be hard to define, especially for someone who has never tried to… Read More »