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Emotional Dysregulation: Is It a Disorder?

Emotional Dysregulation: Is It a Disorder?

Feeling angry, anxious or sad about an unpleasant or difficult situation is something everyone experiences. However, if these emotions occur suddenly or frequently and are hard to manage, there may be a larger mental health issue at play. Emotional dysregulation refers to an individual experiencing difficulty regulating their emotions and calming down after feeling angry […]

A Killer’s Mind: Ted Bundy’s Mental Health Diagnosis

A Killer's Mind: Ted Bundy's Mental Health Diagnosis

You’ve probably heard the name Ted Bundy — the serial killer infamously responsible for the deaths of at least 30 young women in the 1970s. With criminologists engaged in studying him to dissect the mind of a serial killer, the case has fascinated and frightened the public for decades. When experts interviewed Bundy, he shared […]

What It Feels Like to Experience Bipolar Episodes

What It Feels Like to Experience Bipolar Episodes

Think you might be experiencing bipolar episodes? This article can explain how a bipolar person thinks and behaves. Read on to know more. Bipolar disorder can be a confusing condition to understand. While popular media often showcases bipolar episodes as mood swings, the reality is more severe. Previously known as manic depression, bipolar disorder is […]

PTSD and Hypervigilance in First Responders

PTSD and Hypervigilance in First Responders

Do you find yourself constantly surveying your surroundings to the point that it’s difficult to focus on conversations or tasks? Are you easily startled and reactive to sounds around you? Perhaps you overreact in situations where the environment overwhelms your senses because you feel there’s a potential threat to your own or someone else’s safety. […]

A Killer’s Mind: Inside the Richardson Family Murders

A Killer's Mind: Inside the Richardson Family Murders

No one in the small Canadian city of Medicine Hat could have predicted what would happen to the Richardson family on April 22, 2006. The internet and social media were still in their early stages, and internet safety wasn’t yet a prominent concern. Teenagers everywhere suddenly had the ability to connect with people who seemingly […]

What Is It Like to Live with Depression?

What Is It Like to Live with Depression?

Depression is a mental health condition that, according to the World Health Organization, affects 280 million people globally — around 5% of the world’s adult population. What does depression feel like? Those suffering from the disorder report persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness and worthlessness. Living with depression is a challenging and overwhelming experience that impacts […]