What is the difference between Mental Illness & Psychological Health?

by baladmin | July 25, 2014

Many people think there is an obvious difference between mental illness and psychological health but very often the differences are misunderstood. Mental Illness refers to alterations in thinking, emotions or behaviors that create distress and impaired functioning for the individual. Mental illness is often a result of biological changes in the brain. Psychological Health Psychological […]

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Major Depressive Disorder

by baladmin | June 26, 2014

Major Depressive Disorder is a serious mental illness that will often times accompany an addiction resulting in a dual diagnosis. People who have been diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder exhibit the following features based on the American Psychiatric Association. Symptoms of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) The person has 5 or more of the following symptoms […]

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