Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as defined by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), is a brain disorder marked by a pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity which interferes with the suffering person’s development or day-to-day functioning. Unfortunately, there is no therapeutic option to cure the disorder completely. However, proper treatment can help relieve ADHD […]
The growing prevalence of mental health problems across the United States, combined with persistent efforts of federal agencies, has turned many Americans into mental health advocates. Many Americans are now opening up about their depression – a topic deemed taboo till recently. It has now found its way to the hearts of thousands of people […]
Workplace bullying is a hard reality that affects day-to-day functioning of businesses adversely. The intensity and impact of bullying at workplace are different from what one undergoes in school, though the intent of causing hurt or humiliation remains the same. Workplace bullying involves abusive conduct that may include behavioral attitudes like threatening or intimidating, in […]
The effects of workplace bullying are immense and adverse. The abusive conduct can have serious repercussions, if allowed to go on unchecked. The bullying behavior affects an individual’s mental health and sense of well-being. According to the Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI), roughly 80 percent victims of bullying exhibit debilitating anxiety. Besides, nearly 52 percent people […]
Looking at the grim figures showing high prevalence of mental health problems in the United States, it is hard to believe that the country has remained the world’s most developed nation for decades and still retains the position by a huge gap against its closest competitors. However, if the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) […]
“A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.” The famous quote by Aesop explains how it feels to live with anxiety. To take this further, a recent study has revealed that babies born to anxious mothers may spend more time concentrating on threats they perceive. A group of researchers in […]
The United States is in the midst of a massive opioid epidemic, and states like Florida are among the worst hit. In a bid to contain the heroin and opioid epidemic in the state, Florida Governor Rick Scott announced a detailed plan on Sept. 26, 2017, which includes a major legislation and an investment of […]
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