October 20, 2020

Eating Disorders and the Role of Stigma

Between 5% to 17% of college students have eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. It is known that a minority of people actually receive professional help for eating-related issues.For instance, researchers found that less than 45% of individuals who are diagnosed with an eating disorder receive treatment. Also, only 17% of individuals […]

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July 30, 2020

How to Cope With Stress from COVID-19

The outbreak of COVID-19 can be extremely stressful for people, and fear and anxiety about the virus can be quite overwhelming causing strong emotional damage among adults and children.Six consequences of an outbreak include:Fear and worry about your own health and the health of your loved ones.Changes in sleep or eating patterns.Difficulty sleeping or concentrating.Worsening […]

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July 30, 2020

How to Cope with ADHD Without Medication

ADHD is known as a disorder where individuals experience patterns of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that negatively affect functioning or development. Inattention and hyperactivity/impulsivity are the main behaviors that individuals experience when they have ADHD. It is possible for some people with ADHD that only have problems with one of the behaviors, while others have both […]

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July 30, 2020

The Therapeutic Benefits of Horseback Riding Therapy

Have you ever wondered if Horseback Riding could boost your mental health? A study was done on 5 adults with long term psychiatric disabilities who were recruited for this therapeutic horseback-riding study. By the end of the 10 weeks of this study, in addition to the reported success of learning basic horsemanship, a variety of other […]

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