Tag: Mood Disorder

Mental Health and its Relationship to Sleep

We all experience sleepless nights occasionally. But more often than not, we are able to fall back into normal sleeping patterns within the next day-or-so. But when an individual frequently has trouble sleeping or displays symptoms of insomnia, mental health problems could be on the horizon, or may already exist. Sleep Problems Often Indicate an […]

Co-Occurring Disorders Complex But Treatable

Diagnosing specific mental health problems and disorders is not always easy. The human mind is very complex. Even highly-trained and vastly experienced mental health professionals may occasionally experience some difficulties in pinning down a definitive diagnosis. This is especially true in regard to co-occurring disorders. Also referred to as “dual disorders” or a “dual diagnosis,” […]

Mood Disorders In Children & Adults

One in every ten Americans suffers from a mood disorder. While there are many different types, some of the more common mood disorders include major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder and dysthymia. Mood disorders can develop at any age, but are most likely to first appear during childhood and become more severe as individuals become adults. […]