Signs & Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, it is estimated that 1 in 3 seniors will die due to Alzheimer’s (or another form of dementia). In addition, more than 5 million of Americans are living with this disease. But what exactly is it? Alzheimer’s is defined as “progressive mental deterioration that can occur in middle or old … Continue reading Signs & Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Time To Change – U.K.

Time To Change  is a U.K. based organization to help end the stigma and discrimination against mental illness. Their web-site provides information and links to help those who want to get involved, whether they've been personally affected by mental illness or not. The web-site provides resources such as pamphlets, booklets, posters, and more to help … Continue reading Time To Change – U.K.

Impulse Control Disorders (ICD)

Before doing something impulsively, many of us are able to control our urge to want to do it. However, those who suffer froma  impulse control disorder (or ICD) cannot - putting them at higher risk for harming themselves or others. Some formal ICDs include: pathological gambling (PG), kleptomania, trichotillomania (TTM), compulsive skin picking, and more. … Continue reading Impulse Control Disorders (ICD)