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How to Deal With a Covert Narcissist

Narcissism can present itself in two very different ways. Covert narcissism is often the more subtle of the two and can be difficult to identify and just as hard to deal with. If you or a loved one is struggling with covert narcissism, reach out to the professionals at Promises by calling 844.875.5609 to learn …

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Why Is Children’s Mental Health Overlooked?

About 13% of American children and young teens suffer from at least one mental health disorder, yet only about half have been seen by a mental health professional, according to a survey funded in part by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and published in the journal Pediatrics. “We need to get these kids …

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Can Diet Lead to Depression?

The everyday diet can make a tremendous impact on a person’s well-being. Sure, the food a person chooses to ingest can play a part in their physical health, but new research is showing it also plays a role in their mental health as well. According to a piece in Psych Central, a well-rounded, healthy diet …

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How Sex Addiction Impacts Partners

When one partner in a marriage or relationship is a sexual addict, both partners suffer the impact of sex addiction. The extent to which each partner is impacted by the sexual compulsivity or addiction varies, depending on many different factors. If the partner has a sexual addiction, it is already enough to seriously disrupt the …

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Mental Disorders Beyond Depression Can Lead to Suicide

Suicidal behavior is something doctors and loved ones often look for in depressive individuals, although new research shows this awareness needs to extend to additional mental disorders. With a summary posted in Science Daily, this research suggests there is a wide range of mental disorders that can increase the odds of thinking about suicide and …

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When Can I Start Depression Screening For My Child?

In some reports, depression has been called the most “over diagnosed” disease in this country. In others, it is still considered to be a mental health issue largely undetermined in a number of individuals due to lack of symptoms or other contributing factors. Practitioners are trying to better implement depression screening, but exactly when to …

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Can Major Depression Contribute to Pain Symptoms?

Pain is a complicated thing as symptoms cannot always be fully attributed to an organic origin for those suffering from depression. Dirk Frieser, psychologist at the Institute of Psychology at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, notes in a recent Science Daily report that women are more frequently affected by depression and by the so-called somatoform pain …

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What is a Narcissistic Sociopath?

The term “narcissistic sociopath” is often used to describe people with a certain set of personality traits. But what is a narcissistic sociopath, and what can be done if you or someone you love shows these tendencies? At Promises, our narcissistic personality disorder treatment has all the tools you need to improve your mental health.   …

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What Does a Manic Episode Look Like?

Manic episodes can be highly disruptive and significantly impact a person’s life. Sometimes, these episodes can lead to psychosis, during which a person loses touch with reality. For this reason, a person struggling with manic episode symptoms must get help from a mental health treatment center.  These episodes can be detrimental to relationships, school, work, …

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Signs of Chronic Anxiety

Chronic anxiety is a mental health condition characterized by excessive worry and persistent fear. It can also cause debilitating physical symptoms. For this reason, a person struggling with chronic anxiety must get the help they deserve through anxiety treatment programs.   The signs of chronic anxiety can interfere with a person’s daily activities to the point …

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