Mental Health

What is Borderline Personality Disorder?

2023-10-06T14:53:23-04:00October 2nd, 2023|

What is BPD? In the past, numerous mental health experts deemed it challenging to treat borderline personality disorder (BPD), often believing there weren't effective solutions. However, today's understanding confirms that BPD is treatable. Borderline [...]

What Is Bipolar Schizoaffective Disorder?!

2023-09-26T11:18:03-04:00September 20th, 2023|

Living with a mental illness can be difficult, primarily if professionals can't accurately diagnose or treat your condition. Schizoaffective disorder is one of the most misdiagnosed mental illnesses in the United States. According to [...]

Treatment Options for Rapid Cycling Bipolar

2023-10-16T15:13:28-04:00September 10th, 2023|

Navigating Rapid Cycling Bipolar Disorder Navigating the complexities of rapid-cycling bipolar disorder can be challenging. Did you know that rapid cycling episodes can occur four or more times within a year? At Alta Loma [...]

Explaining the 3 Clusters of Personality Disorders

2023-09-25T19:01:29-04:00August 24th, 2023|

Within the domain of personality disorders, symptoms and similar disorder characteristics are grouped into three distinct clusters, with each cluster tied together by an overarching theme. People with these disorders experience the symptoms no matter [...]

Schizoaffective Disorder and Schizophrenia

2023-09-25T19:06:58-04:00August 12th, 2023|

Understanding the nuances between schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder is a cornerstone of mental illness. While overlapping in many aspects, these conditions have distinctive features that influence diagnostic strategies and therapeutic interventions. As you journey with [...]

Early Warning Signs of PTSD

2023-07-19T14:35:39-04:00July 19th, 2023|

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be challenging to struggle with. Over time, symptoms change and evolve, and many individuals do not get the help they need until years after PTSD symptoms start. Early intervention is [...]

Dual Diagnosis: Why Is It So Common?

2023-07-19T12:38:24-04:00July 6th, 2023|

Understanding what dual diagnosis is and the support available is crucial for those navigating this complicated condition. Unlike traditional mental health problems or substance use disorders, dual diagnosis involves both and can often lead [...]

How Can Bipolar Disorder Affect You Physically?

2023-09-25T19:08:27-04:00June 21st, 2023|

Bipolar disorder is a mental health disorder characterized by depressive episodes alternating with periods of mania. These episodes can affect many systems in your body, so it’s essential to understand the physical changes associated [...]

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