Childhood abuse may give way to impulse control problems: Study

March 21st, 2016 | Rachael

“Trauma is personal. It does not disappear if it is not validated. When it is ignored or invalidated the silent screams continue internally heard only by the one held captive. When someone enters the pain and hears the screams, healing can begin.”

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Types of delusional disorder and its treatment

March 11th, 2016 | Rachael

Delusional disorder is an illness characterized by at least month-long delusions but no other psychotic symptoms, according to the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, released by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in 2013. After being subsumed with schizophrenia, it was reintroduced into modern psychiatric diagnosis only in 1987.

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