Adult Coloring Book Designed to Inspire Those in Recovery
Did you love coloring books as a child? Have no fear; you can still color as an adult. Adult coloring books have skyrocketed in popularity. Adult coloring books offer an inexpensive way to boost your self-expression and creativity, plus they help reduce stress. Now, a coloring book is being created specifically for the recovery community. . . . . Continue Reading
Are Personality Disorders and Drug Addiction Correlated?
Recent research suggests that drug addiction could stem from personality disorders. According to the study, personality disorders make a person more vulnerable to drug addiction. Could this be truth? The research revealed that 43-77 percent of individuals with personality disorders qualify for a diagnosis of alcohol use disorder at some point in their lives. They . . . . Continue Reading
Depression Contributes to Increase in Hospitalization
Hate to be a Debbie downer, but your depression is putting a damper on more than just your mental state; it also is hurting your body. Turns out, individuals with depression are twice as likely to be in hospitalization due to preventable cases as healthy individuals. A Danish study revealed that common chronic condition such diabetes . . . . Continue Reading
Your Mother’s Age When She Birthed You May Be Why You’re Depressed
Believe it or not, the age your mother was when she gave birth to you may be why you suffer from depression. According to a new study, published by the American Psychological Association, the daughters of mothers who gave birth at age 30 or older are more likely to experience depression as young adults. If you . . . . Continue Reading
The Depression of Gaming Addiction
A severe dependence on video games or Gaming addiction is more serious than a lot of people give it credit. We as a culture are starting to become more attached to our technology, and in a way smartphones and social media are making it more noticeable, and opening our eyes to the concept of obsessive . . . . Continue Reading
American Psychiatric Association Officially Confirms Taking “Selfies” a Mental Disorder?
The Adobo Chronicles reported last week that the American Psychiatric Association (APA) formally recognized the excessive taking of “selfies” as a psychological problem by classifying it as a mental disorder and calling it selfitis. The article went on to discuss the semantics that were being debated reporting that the medical community is criticizing APA’s use . . . . Continue Reading
Addiction and Depression in Women
Are you often overwhelmed with feelings of being tired, helpless, and hopeless? Do you feel sad a lot of the time? Do you find that you don’t experience pleasure from spending time with your family or friends? Do you find it difficult to focus, function, and work? Are you having trouble sleeping or are you . . . . Continue Reading