In recent years, concern of and research into mental health of the postpartum period (the time span following the birth of a child) has in..
Let’s do a thought experiment. You’re visiting a neighbor’s home for the first time. You enter through the ornately designed front door, p..
Quirky, clean, and organized. These are three words that people tend to think when they hear the word “OCD.” Obsessive-compulsive disorder..
Children: curious, rambunctious, and innocent. As a child your mind is filled with strange thoughts: believing your parents are aliens, yo..
“I’m so OCD.” You’ve probably heard this phrase before. It’s what a friend says when they need a synonym for being punctual or when they w..
You’re studying for an exam tomorrow. You’ve been reading through the material for the past few hours and slowly begin to understand and r..
If you were to ask ten people on the street, “What does it mean to be perfect?” you’ll likely get ten different answers. One person may sa..
Avoidant Personality Disorder (AvPD) is described in the DSM-5 as a pattern of social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, and…
The DSM-5 has classified dependent personality disorder (DPD) as a pattern of submissive and clinging behavior related to an excessive nee..
Since World War I, the US military has been pre-screening applicants for psychological abnormalities; since officials often questioned whe..