Anxiety Disorders

An anxiety disorder is an excessive or inappropriate response to stress that leaves you with feelings of apprehension, uncertainty and fear. READ MORE

Anxiety Disorders

Depression

Depression

If you are depressed, you feel a sense of helplessness, hopelessness or despair. You lose interest in your favorite activities, may experience changes in appetite, weight and sleep patterns, have difficulty concentrating and may be preoccupied with death or suicide. READ MORE

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Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is characterized by intense episodes of elation or irritability and despair, with any combination of mood experiences in between, including periods of normal moods. READ MORE

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Put Yourself on the A-List This Summer

Between juggling summer camps, planning vacations and chauffeuring non-stop, moms may have fallen off their own priority lists this summer. Let’s fix that.

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My Journey With Fillers Began When I was 18. By My 20s, My Face Was Permanently Scarred From Cosmetic Procedures.

Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) isn’t vanity. It’s self-torture, and it’s socially condoned.

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Someone Who Likes You: The Importance of Girlfriends for Mental Health

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What Is Body Dysmorphia (BDD)?

If you’re obsessively thinking about and trying to correct a part of your body, you may have body dysmorphic disorder

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Getting Help for Your Mental Health Is Not a Weakness, but Try Telling My Asian Parents That

As Chinese immigrants, my parents taught me their cultural values of hard work and overcoming challenges through helping yourself — but when the challenge is mental health, that approach doesn’t work.

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When Stigma Kills

Attitudes about mental health in the Black community are changing, but there’s still stigma surrounding mental health diagnoses

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Black Women Have Many Risks to Their Mental Health. For Me, Juneteenth Is a Day of Healing.

Last year was my first time celebrating Juneteenth. It definitely won’t be my last.

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We need those 7 to 9 hours to keep our brains healthy in the short term — and for the long haul

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