mental health

Types of Mental Health Illnesses

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Anger Explains what anger is, and how to deal with it in a constructive and healthy way. Anxiety and panic attacks Explains anxiety and panic attacks, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family. Bipolar disorder Explains what bipolar disorder is, what kinds of treatment are available, and how you can help yourself cope. Also provides guidance on what friends and family can do to help. Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) Explains body dysmorphic disorder, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes […]

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Olympians Can Prove Mental Illness Doesn’t Mean You’re Weak

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 By Laura Greenstein | Aug. 05, 2016 Why is it that Olympians are so often asked about their physical health but rarely about their mental health? Many of them have admitted to various health issues they’ve overcome, but so few have opened up about living with a mental health condition. This is somewhat surprising due to the immense mental component of being an Olympic athlete. Many Olympians have commented that the mental aspect of the game far exceeds the physical. Therefore, coping with the symptoms of a mental health condition could potentially make competing more of a challenge—quite similar to […]