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Compulsive shopping: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

November 18, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

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

The COVID-19 pandemic and mental health

October 5, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

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.

Generational trauma, epigenetics, and mental health

September 23, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

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.

Anxiety, part 2: Diagnosis and treatment

August 16, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

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.

Anxiety, part 1: Symptoms, types, and causes

August 15, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

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.

How to find a therapist

August 11, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

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.

Gen X and mental health

August 2, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

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

Gender identity and mental health

July 21, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

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

What is a highly sensitive person (HSP)? Signs, challenges, benefits, and causes

July 8, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

A highly sensitive person (HSP) is more affected than the average person by sensory stimulation, like bright lights and loud noises. Here we’ll explore some...

Addiction: Types, symptoms, causes, and treatments

July 5, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Addiction is a disease involving the repeated use of a substance or engagement in a behavior despite the harm it causes to oneself and to others.

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