We don’t have to look very far to find someone dealing with some type of mental health problem. Mental health disorders are alarmingly prevalent in the United States, affecting more than 50 million people, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Nonetheless, roughly 60 percent of these have not sought proper medical intervention.
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According to the Anxiety & Depression Association of America (ADAA), major depressive disorder (MDD) affects roughly 16.1 million adults in the United States and is the top cause of disability for people ages 15 to 44. Major depressive disorder is a lifelong mental health disorder characterized by pervasive feelings of emptiness, despair, or sadness; fatigue
The teenage years are a time of accelerated growth and development. Teenagers go through physical changes, as well as mental and social changes. It is during this time that teenagers develop their view of the world. They also start to become more independent as they start the slow process of learning who they are and
Post-traumatic stress disorder is a potentially debilitating psychiatric disorder that was first brought to the attention of medical professionals by people who had come back from war— hence the terms “battle fatigue syndrome” and “shell shock.” However, the condition can also occur in any other person who had lived through or witnessed a terrifying event,