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Psychophysiological Disorders: Definition, Types, Causes and Treatment

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Psychological issues can affect a person's physical body. In this lesson, we'll look closer at psychophysiological disorders, including the different types, diseases affected by mental illness, and treatment. Psychophysiological DisordersStan works long hours at a very stressful job. It's not unusual for him to be working late into the night on deadlines, and then he's…Read More

All About Anxiety Disorders: From Causes to Treatment and Prevention

SOURCES:American Psychological Association.National Institute of Mental Health.Anxiety Disorders Association of America: “Medications.”Mayo Clinic: “Anxiety,” “Anxiety disorders.”Twin Research and Human Genetics: “Common Psychiatric Disorders and Caffeine Use, Tolerance, and Withdrawal: An Examination of Shared Genetic and Environmental Effects.”Anxiety and Depression Association of America: “Physical Activity Reduces Stress.”Revista Brasileira de Reumatologia (Brazil): “Effects of physical exercise on…Read More

When a Physical Crisis Meets a Mental Health Crisis

When a Physical Crisis Meets a Mental Health Crisis….One Year Later Tuesday, 09 February 2021 13:01 Last Updated: Tuesday, 09 February 2021 13:31 Published: Tuesday, 09 February 2021 13:01 Joanne Wallenstein Hits: 222 This article was written by Lauren Pomerantz, LCSW and Emily Vallario, LCSW both from Scarsdale Edgemont Family Counseling Service.It may seem hard…Read More

Trends in State Suicide Rates in the United States

Results The most recent overall suicide rates (representing 2014–2016) varied fourfold, from 6.9 (District of Columbia) to 29.2 (Montana) per 100,000 persons per year (Supplementary Table; https://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/53785). Across the study period, rates increased in all states except Nevada (where the rate was consistently high throughout the study period), with absolute increases ranging from 0.8 per…Read More