Author: Petrina

View Profil

Social Media and Mental Health: Pros and Cons?

March 2, 2024
Social media is single-handedly the most used and most powerful form of media there is at the moment. It serves as a space where people can connect with other, get...

Protective Factors in Mental Health

March 2, 2024
Protective factors in mental health can be understood as the opposite of risk factors. Whereas risk factors increase your chances of developing a mental health disorder, protective factors (PFs) decrease...

Risk Factors in Mental Health

December 10, 2023
Ever wonder why some people might struggle with certain conditions? Or perhaps you have seen the term “risk factors” in many of our articles on different mental health disorders. When...

ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder

December 10, 2023
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a  brain function developmental disorder that affects a person’s ability to control attention, impulsivity, and activity levels. More people are now receiving an ADHD diagnosis. This...

5 Benefits of Journaling

November 8, 2023
Journaling is the act of writing about your experiences, thoughts and feelings. I like to call it a more “mature” diary. It is a snapshot of you and your journey....

Antisocial Personality Disorder

August 18, 2023
Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) is a complex mental health condition. People with ASPD have a significant disregard for the well-being of others fueled by a lack of empathy. They also...

Panic Disorder (Panic Attack)

July 22, 2023
As its name suggests, panic disorder is a type of anxiety disorder that is characterized by sudden, unexpected panic attacks. These panic attacks can be so severe that some panic...

Borderline Personality Disorder

July 20, 2023
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) as a mental health condition where an individual struggles significantly with emotional regulation, unstable relationships, a fragile sense of self and sometimes bouts of impulsivity. People...

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

July 19, 2023
Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) as a complex mental health condition characterized by patterns of grandiosity, and a strong need for admiration and validation. The nature of the symptoms that define...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

July 16, 2023
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a mental health condition that develops after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. Not everyone will develop PTSD. After experiencing or witnessing the traumatic event,...
Enable Notifications OK No thanks