From a young age, boys are told to “man up” whenever they get upset or express pain but society’s expectation for males to mask their emot..
Typically, the media isn’t the best platform to showcase mental illnesses and the diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment that come along with ..
“For people living with Autism, the difficulties of romantic relationships are often compounded by deficits in their ability to interact and communicate in a dynamic social environment.”
Schizoid and schizotypal personality disorders are characterized by long-standing patterns of detachment from social relationships and difficulty in establishing and maintaining those relationships.
“Despite a significant body of evidence showing institutionalization as being detrimental as a whole to the further development of people with Autism and the greater population of the mentally ill, there are many that would support a return to the era of mental asylums.”
…about solving interpersonal conflicts!
If you’ve been feeling anxious, upset, or angry lately, and maybe need a little nudge in the right direction to resolve it, we’ve got something that might help:
People with BPD have very heightened emotional responses to everyday situations. Recall the last bad day you had, maybe you had gotten sick during a busy week, or fought with a best friend, or had a significant other break up with you. The emotions you feel in those moments may be intense enough for you to not pay attention to much else. Now imagine, experiencing this not only during times of crisis, but on a daily basis.
Borderline personality disorder has a long history shrouded in misconceptions. The term ‘borderline’ itself originated from an old psychiatric convention, as some categorized patients with the disorder as being on the ‘border’ of psychosis and neurosis since they overlapping symptoms of both.
“While it is clear that the internet is and will remain an integral part of the process of social exploration for people with Autism, unfortunately there are also many instances of cruelty and bigotry that are prevalent throughout the web. “
When was the last time you used social media? When you woke up this morning? Waiting in line at the coffee shop? Right now? The point is social media is a big part of our day-to-day routine. Updates on events, relationships and even meals you’ve eaten- in today’s society, it’s not uncommon to share what you’re up to. But this constant sharing (and sometimes over sharing) has been linked to an increase in the symptoms of depression and overall lower mood, making us reconsider our scrolling habits.