I should just start sending this to people when they ask me what The symptoms of ADHD are / what it's like to have it / how it affects my life.  This is me in a nutshell.  Makes you wonder how much of my personality is my actual personality and how much is from the disorder... Or is it my personality because the disorder makes me who I am... This is a Q for psych majors...

Explaining ADHD

An Inside Look at ADHD Infographic. Children with type 2 ADHD often exhibit a number of strengths, including an eagerness to try new things and a hard working spirit. Take a look at this Philadelphia children’s behavior info graphic .

Mood Disorder NOS is a general term for any mood disorder that isn’t included under its own term in the DSM-IV.

What is Mood Disorder NOS?

Mental Illness- "Research has demonstrated that an imbalance in brain chemicals can contribute to the development of some mental disorders. It’s suspected that this chemical imbalance impedes the ability of the brain to send messages in between neurons.

The stages of anxiety from typical to severe and how YOU can get help!

The stages of anxiety from typical to severe and what can help - I was in the yellow to red for over a year.now I'm on anti anxiety and anti depression meds and I cannot believe I lived in that previous state for so long.

The impact of childhood trauma on adult disorders. If you are treating a specific disorder but not treating the trauma, the underlying causes for the disorder cannot be healed. Trauma informed care is based on the premise that almost every human being has been exposed to trauma at one time or another.

Experiences from the earliest days of childhood play an important role in shaping the brain’s development. Learn more about the lasting impact of childhood trauma on chronic adult disorders.

Paranoid Personality Disorder

37 terms · What are the buzzwords for cluster A personality disorders? Name the disorders in this cluster:, What are the buzzwords for cluster B personality disorders? Name the disorders in this cluster:, What are th

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) is the more severe sister of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). Here we look at how it can interfere with your life, and examine what you can do about it.

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) is the more severe sister of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). Here we look at how it can interfere with your life, and examine what you can do about it.

Just what are anxiety disorders anyway? Anxiety disorders are the commonest psychiatric illnesses globally. And while there is no cure for anxiety disorders, there are very effective treatments available with a good evidence base.

What are Anxiety disorders? Anxiety disorders are the commonest psychiatric illnesses globally. There is no test for anxiety disorders like panic disorder, PTSD,OCD or social anxiety disorder and the diagnosis is based on a good history and examination.

It is a personal goal of mine to eliminate the stigma that surrounds MENTAL HEALTH disorders. Spread the word and share your story. MUCH LOVE, M

Real brain problems

Thank you-- These are Real Brain Problems. people that don't struggle with these issues don't understand. This compilation of brain scans of patients diagnosed with various psychological problems are compared with those who don't

There's so many misconceptions about bipolar disorder. Here are some infos. :)

Bipolar Disorder Infographic An infographic showing the symptoms, diagnosis, prevalence, causes, and treatment of Bipolar Disorder - tracking modern knowledge of mental illness

So interesting! This graphic novel-style book by Ellen Forney that depicts her experience with bipolar definitely appeals to my creative side!

Ellen Forney's Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo & Me – in pictures

Easy chart to explain Mood Disorders! This graphic novel-style book by Ellen Forney that depicts her experience with bipolar definitely appeals to my creative side!

Another patient pin ... The whole spectrum of feelings, actions and ways of being and of course a neat connection the the ABC of First Aid for Feelings: Awareness - Breath and Body - Choice.

25 Addiction Recovery Tips and Quotes Another patient pin . The whole spectrum of feelings, actions and ways of being and of course a neat connection the the ABC of First Aid for Feelings: Awareness - Breath and Body - Choice.

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