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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

What Is the Difference Between ADHD and Schizophrenia?

2023-09-25T19:10:20-04:00June 10th, 2023|

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and schizophrenia are both psychiatric disorders, but they have very different symptoms and treatment options. ADHD symptoms typically affect a person's attention span and decision-making abilities, while schizophrenia may cause [...]

Signs of Bipolar Disorder

2023-09-25T19:13:42-04:00April 18th, 2023|

It’s normal to have good days and bad days. Some people, however, struggle with extreme mood swings that don’t have a clear trigger. One minute they’re feeling hyperactive; the next they plunge into severe depression [...]

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