Substance Abuse and Mental Health

Dual diagnosis is the occurrence of a psychiatric illness along with a substance abuse problem. An article in Help Guide discusses the ways in which the co-occurring disorders affect each other and interact.  When a mental health problem goes untreated, the substance...

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental disorder in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance, a deep need for admiration and a lack of empathy for others. According to the Mayo Clinic this overwhelming confidence is just a mask that cover a...

Women and ADHD

Web MD reports that ADHD has not been widely researched in women. Research has found that women with ADHD are more prone to eating disorders, obesity, low self-esteem depression and anxiety. Women with ADHD tend to have more conflicts at home and often feel as though...