Personality disorders are types of mental health conditions that can affect severely traumatised individuals. They range in terms of severity and, if not addressed and treated, they can lead to consistent, long-term, unhealthy patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving which inevitably can have an enormously detrimental effect on the person suffering with the illness and anyone close to them.
Have you noticed that your loved one cannot make any independent decisions? Do they seem to form strong emotional attachments, that are oftentimes one-sided? Dependent
Social anxiety disorder (SAD) affects an estimated 7.1% of adult Americans in a given year. SAD is a disorder that involves a persistent fear of
Personality disorders sometimes have overlapping symptoms, as many disorders involve some degree of instability in mood and/or coping mechanisms, impulsivity, motivation and energy, and more.
One person shared their story on The Mighty of having social anxiety around the holidays. Here is an excerpt from what they said: “I once hid