Eating Disorders

What Are The Warning Signs Of Bulimia?

It may be hard to pinpoint specific signs of bulimia. Bulimia is a serious eating disorder characterized by binge eating following by vomiting. If not managed properly, it may affect the physical and psychological health of the patient. Here is a brief discussion about what bulimia nervosa means and the...
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Addiction

Is Marijuana Addictive? Abuse vs. Dependence

Marijuana has many positive (and negative) effects, leaving many wondering, is marijuana addictive? The short answer is: The majority of marijuana users do not develop marijuana addictions. However, it does happen and some smokers develop the symptoms of an actual addiction. Medical Marijuana Medical Marijuana has been on the rise...
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Eating Disorders

What Is Compulsive Eating? Signs & Treatment

Compulsive eating is a common type of eating disorder. It can cause serious health issues linked to dietary habits, such as diabetes and high cholesterol. If you want to know more about compulsive eating, read further to find what it means, its symptoms, and treatment. What is Compulsive Eating? Compulsive...
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Mental Health

Mental Breakdown: What You Need to Know

A mental breakdown is also known as a nervous breakdown, which is a term that would describe symptoms of intense emotional and mental distress. Such feelings may make it tough or impossible to perform daily tasks and/or function normally. However, some misconceptions fall around this term. While a mental breakdown...
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Adolescent Psychiatry Adult Psychiatry Child Psychiatry

Borderline Personality Disorder Splitting: Symptoms & Care

“Splitting” is a psychiatric term when an individual is unable to see alternatives.  Sometimes it is described as seeing everything as black or white.  It is considered a defense mechanism in those persons who suffer from borderline personality disorder (BPD). Splitting allows the person to reject anything they consider “bad”....
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