Check out these recent Hot Topic articles! Visit this page regularly to find links to new articles that will keep you informed and engaged.
Depression, also referred to as clinical depression or major depressive disorder, is a medical condition that is classified as a mood disorder.1 It can affect how you feel and your ability to function on a day-to-day basis.
It’s frequently noted that we’re not addicted to a substance, activity, or relationship as such but to how they make us feel.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is associated with high levels of anxiety that can negatively affect your quality of life. Panic attacks are sudden episodes of intense fear accompanied by several physical symptoms. While many people get panic attacks, people with COPD seem to be especially prone to them. As anxiety builds, it may contribute to severe breathlessness.
How do you talk to your kids about depression? That will depend on a few different factors. First, you need to know the reason for the discussion. Are you looking to share information in general, tell them about your own struggle with depression, or talk to them about whether they have depression? This will guide what you do.
Prescription drug addiction is the use of a medication in a way that is different from what your healthcare provider prescribed, and it's an epidemic in the United States. The National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics cites that 16 million (6%) of Americans over the age of 12 abuse prescriptions in a year, and that 12% of those are addicted to prescription drugs.
We all have times when we're overwhelmed by our to-do list. When we feel overloaded, it can be hard to think strategically.
There is a common misconnection when a couple reaches a breaking point in their marriage. They believe there are only two choices to make. The first choice is to continue living day in and day out in an unhappy home and unhappy marriage. The second choice is to leave the marriage, go your separate ways and file for divorce from your partner.
Substance use disorder is a health condition involving compulsive substance use. It develops when substance use interferes with the ability to function day to day. It can occur with prescription or nonprescription drugs.