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How Is Mental Illness Diagnosed?

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How Is Mental Illness Diagnosed? Mental disorders (or mental illnesses) are conditions that affect a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, or behavior that causes the person distress and difficulty functioning. There are more than 200 classified types of mental illness. Mental illness are conditions including but not limited to: depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, social phobias, obsessive-compulsive …

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Tips for Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19: Advice for MetroWest Residents

Tips for Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19

Tips for Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19: Advice for MetroWest Residents If someone had asked you at the start of 2020 how you thought your year would go, this is probably not what you had in mind. This is a pandemic that has touched nearly every person on planet earth in some way. You …

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Anxiety, Trauma, and PTSD: How Mass Violence Affects Mental Health

How Mass Violence Affects Mental Health

Anxiety, Trauma, and PTSD: How Mass Violence Affects Mental Health For some people, the effects of mass violence persist long after the event. Most people who experience such events deal with stress for some time, but manage to get over it. But others experience long term effects that can turn into serious mental health issues. …

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Anxiety Relief: How To Win Against Worry

Anxiety Relief: How To Win Against Worry

Anxiety Relief: How To Win Against Worry   In our everyday life, anxiety has penetrated in different ways. You anticipate the future with scary predictions. However, in most of the cases, this doesn’t have any basis in truth. Overtime, anxiety leads to both physical and emotional symptoms such as increased heart rate, poor concentration, sleep …

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8 Ways To Reduce Anxiety

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8 Ways To Reduce Anxiety Anxiety disorder is one of the most common mental health conditions in the United States. Nearly 20% of U.S. adults experienced an anxiety disorder in the past year, and females are more likely to suffer from anxiety. The good news is that with professional treatment, anxiety is one of the …

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