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What is gaslighting?

December 1, 2022

Gaslighting is a form of emotional manipulation that causes you to doubt yourself and question your reality. Learn how to spot this abuse and seek help.

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Compulsive shopping: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

November 18, 2022

Compulsive shopping is an impulsive behavior that can harm your finances and your relationships. Learn about the signs and how to seek help.

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Do I have adult ADHD?

October 20, 2022

ADHD is usually diagnosed in childhood, but adults can be diagnosed with it too. Explore common symptoms and treatment options for adult ADHD.

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The COVID-19 pandemic and mental health

October 5, 2022

COVID-19 has increased depression, anxiety, and stress for people around the world. Find out how to cope with the long-term impact of the pandemic.

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Generational trauma, epigenetics, and mental health

September 23, 2022

Research suggests the trauma of past generations may be passed down and can even alter our genes. Learn more about how this can affect mental health.

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Anxiety, part 2: Diagnosis and treatment

August 16, 2022

Small doses of anxiety can be a healthy response to stress, but too much can harm us. Find out how anxiety is diagnosed and treated.

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Anxiety, part 1: Symptoms, types, and causes

August 15, 2022

Small doses of anxiety can be a healthy response to stress, but too much can harm us. Learn more about the signs, symptoms, and types of anxiety.

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How to find a therapist

August 11, 2022

For many people, finding a therapist is the first step toward better mental health. Here's what to look for as you begin your search.

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Gen X and mental health

August 2, 2022

Born in the mid-1960s to late 1980s, Gen X has historically taken a pragmatic yet skeptical approach to mental health.

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Gender identity and mental health

July 21, 2022

Gender identity is complex and personal. Learn about common gender terms, systemic challenges, and how to find affirming support.