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Panic Attack Vs. Anxiety Attack: What’s The Difference?

Panic attack and anxiety attack are two conditions that are used interchangeably, but these two terms have different meanings. Panic attacks involve an abrupt surge of intense discomfort or fear and are usually accompanied by mental and physical symptoms. On the other hand, anxiety is something everyone experiences. This includes the protective and emotional responses…

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What Are Dissociative Disorders: Three Types

What are dissociative disorders? Do you have a relative or friend struggling with this mental health condition? Symptoms include problems with behavior, identity, memory, perception, emotion and sense of self. You may experience physical detachment and memory loss among other disturbing symptoms. For mental health treatment, contact Encore Health Group online today! What Are Dissociative…

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Mental Illness Statistics Show Treatment Deficit

According to mental illness statistics from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. suffers from a mental disease. Although mental health in general is increasingly in the news, it is important to keep in mind that, just like physical illness, mental health issues widely vary in terms of…

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How Drugs Affect Mental Illness and Addiction Recovery

The most common reason for substance abuse isn’t due to peer pressure or because of some type of moral failing. The leading cause of substance abuse is because of mental illness. Many people who begin abusing drugs are trying to self-medicate depression, anxiety, trauma, or some other form of mental illness. While the substances give…

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Depression Treatment During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Depression Treatment According to CDC, as of 18th March 2020, there are 7038 reported cases of coronavirus in the United States. The current coronavirus pandemic is a rare and particular situation. It not only affects people physically but also psychologically. Many people may experience anxiety and depression as a result of the pandemic. Mental health…