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What is Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and How Does it Impact Recovery?

You may be familiar with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but there is a more severe form called complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD). The prevalence rate for C-PTSD and PTSD are comparable, with a difference of only 0.4%. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with C-PTSD, it is helpful to understand more about …

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Is Touch Starvation Hurting Our Mental Health?

Much has been said about social isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic and many people have tried to stay connected to family and friends online with video chats and virtual hangouts. But what about intimacy? What about dating? How are we supposed to physically interact with others with masks and social distancing rules? This lack of …

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How to Fight the Quarantine Blues When You Already Have Depression

Suffering from depression is already hard enough. Maybe you’ve had to adjust medications to find the right combination or you’re getting therapy to treat your depression. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit us all. People who normally don’t struggle with depression are fighting the blues due to social restrictions and find themselves becoming increasingly isolated, lonely, …

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