Bipolar

bipolar
MS Broudy Ph.D
The Ups and Downs of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric disorder characterized by a combination of three emotional states: manic, hypomanic, and depressed mood. It is estimated that 4.4 percent of American adults experience bipolar

atypicsl depression
Tracy Smith LPC, NCC, ACS
What is Atypical Depression

When people hear the word “depression”, they usually assume that a person is sad all of the time, crying excessively, sleeping too much, or eating too little.  They presume that

bipolar
Michelle Overman LMFT
Living with Bipolar Hypersexuality

Bipolar Disorder is a mood disorder characterized by episodes of depression and mania. Manic episodes consist of symptoms that include (but are not limited to) increased self-esteem, increase in risky

narcisstic abuse
Michelle Overman LMFT
What Is Narcissistic Abuse?

Narcissistic individuals are people who have an overblown sense of self-importance, an overwhelming desire for attention and esteem, issues in relationships, and lack the ability to empathize. However, underneath this

sadist
Tracy Smith LPC, NCC, ACS
How to Spot a Sadist

A sadist is a term that describes an individual who enjoys causing pain, retribution, and shame in others.  Sadists obtain great enjoyment and satisfaction from causing anguish and distress in

Cyclothymia
Tracy Smith LPC, NCC, ACS
Do You Have Cyclothymia Or Are You Just Moody?

Cyclothymia is a relatively uncommon mood disorder that is characterized by emotional highs and lows.  Individuals with cyclothymia experience a visible shift of moods from baseline levels, but these mood