Existential Despair: A Deeper Cause of Human Anxiety

If every person in the world was temporarily stripped of their daily purpose in life — if they were torn

How to Cope with a Scary Medical or Mental Health Diagnosis

Most of us are sanguine about the fact that some things are out of our control. We know, for example,

The Challenge of Staying High-Functioning While Battling Multiple Mental Illnesses

Recently I was attacked by several people online, saying I must not have “real” mental illness since I am able

Psychology Around the Net: December 9, 2017

Happy Saturday, Psych Central readers! This week’s Psychology Around the Net takes a look at what “self-care” actually means for

Drama Addiction: Are You Stuck in a Toxic Cycle?

Everything always going wrong? Ask yourself these questions. Do you think that your life should be a reality TV show

Scrupulosity OCD and the Sin of Certainty

When religious and faithful individuals are told that the unremitting thoughts that they are trying to get rid of are

Your Diagnosis Does Not Define You

I’ve been diagnosed, at one point or another, with depression, anxiety, PTSD and ADHD. It’s an annoying characterization of myself because

Running from Our Problems

Running away has always seemed so much easier than facing the problems we have in life. We believe that, if