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Depression Is Not a Sign of Weakness

Depression is a serious psychiatric disorder that affects millions of people at some point in their lives. It can be a brief episode in response to an obvious stressor or a recurring, chronic and even lifelong battle. The impact of depression is not to be underestimated, as it is ranked by the World Health Organization…

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Narcissistic Personality Disorder in Women

Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a psychiatric condition characterized by a number of dysfunctional traits or behaviors, including a lack of empathy for other people and a highly exaggerated sense of self-importance. Outside of the US, this condition does not officially exist as a distinct form of mental illness. Narcissistic personality disorder produces essentially the…

Women with generalized anxiety disorder

Generalized Anxiety Disorder in Women

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a form of medically serious anxiety characterized by persistent, extreme worry about a variety of everyday events, situations and circumstances. While most people worry about things in their lives to a certain degree, people with GAD develop ongoing levels of stress and anxiety that damage their ability to function and…