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Is Bipolar Disorder Really the Cause of Your Mood Swings? It is easy to confuse major depressive disorder (MDD), bipolar disorder and many of the personality disorders because they can all present with seemingly similar symptoms. These disorders can significantly impact a patient's mood and quality of life. However, with proper evaluation and treatment, their prognoses are all much improved. (article by - Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O.) Psychiatry Resident
CBT can be applied and adapted to treat many specific mental disorders. CBT helps an individual focus on his or her current problems and how to solve them. Both patient and therapist need to be actively involved in this process. The patient learns how to identify distorted or unhelpful thinking patterns, recognize and change inaccurate beliefs, and change behaviors accordingly. Article post by ~ Dr. Neal Houston, Sociologist (Mental Health & Life Wellness) EDUCATION & AWARENESS
Depressed people sometimes have a more accurate perception of reality than their happier friends and family who often look at life through rose-tinted glasses and hope for the best. ~ Dr. Neal Houston, Sociologist (Mental Health & Life Wellness) EDUCATION & AWARENESS
FYI FACT: People with mental health problems are just as productive as other employees. Employers who hire people with mental health problems report good attendance and punctuality as well as motivation, good work, and job tenure on par with or greater than other employees.