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At Neurocove Behavioral Health, we believe in bringing our community and clients the best information possible. Information based on scientific research, clinical utility, and most of all, information that is practical and useful. This page is our distribution hub for original mental health articles, guest blogs, and research summaries from our treatment team, peer-reviewed articles, and leading experts in the field. We provide these articles free of cost, free of advertisements, and free of misinformation. If you do not see an article you’re looking for and have questions on a particular topic, our editorial team would love to field your questions. After all, if you have a question not addressed here, someone else probably does to. Email us here.
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Death is a certainty. Coping with death in an adaptive way it is not. The one indisputable human universal is death. We all will have to cope with the deaths of people around us and, ultimately, our mortality. We might encounter different situations that force us to learn how to deal with loss and death.
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Let’s talk about my two favorite coping skills for anxiety and stress. Anxiety is an issue that many people deal with on a daily basis, and it can significantly hurt our well-being, our mental health, and even our physical health. It’s important to learn how to cope with these problems in our daily life because
Let’s talk about Anxiety. Anxiety is a normal response to stress. Whether you are getting ready for a job interview, a first date, or a public performance, experiencing nervousness, unease, or worry is pretty much normal. If you experience extreme anxiety that is disproportionate to the situation at hand, have a difficult time breaking away
Let’s talk about Panic Disorder, Panic Attacks, and Agoraphobia Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder characterized by frequent and unexpected panic attacks that are distressing. The DSM-5 defines panic attacks as discrete periods where you experience intense or extreme fear or discomfort while also experiencing intense physiological symptoms. These symptoms might include rapid heart rate,
Let’s talk about Diagnosing PTSD Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can follow traumatic events. Symptoms may begin immediately following the traumatic event, or may appear and worse gradually over time, slowing eroding a person’s ability to function. The goal of this article is to discuss the symptoms of PTSD as
What is the Benefit of Faith on Mental Health? Does someone’s belief in God affect their mental health? According to new research by Jong Hyun Jung in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, belief in god may be a new specific benefit of faith on mental health. “Secure attachment to God attenuates the
Let’s face it. You’re probably getting less personal time than you used to. And the time you’re getting? It’s probably not the same. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in significant and often dramatic changes in our day-to-day lives. As a result of the pandemic, and resulting social distancing guidelines issued by the CDC as
Setting boundaries can be tough. These tips can make the process smoother! The global pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus has resulted in unprecedented disruption of daily life. With cases exploding in states like Arizona and Florida, it has become increasingly important to exercise social distancing and other preventative measures to not only protect our
What are “fair fighting rules”, and how can they help us? At some point, most people who are in relationships will find themselves in conflict with a spouse, partner, or family member. The intensity of these arguments can range from mild to fiery eruptions of vitriol and anger. Knowing how to keep disagreements focused and
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder affects approximately 4% of the general population. There are over 600,000 possible combinations of PTSD symptoms, which include increased anxiety, irritability, depression, nightmares, avoidance of traumatic reminders or “triggers”, as well as negative thoughts about oneself, other people, or the world. Negative Thoughts After Traumatic Events Cognitive Therapy suggests that PTSD can
Cognitive Processing Therapy: Everything you need to know about this Evidence-Based therapy for PTSD. Cognitive Processing Therapy Cognitive processing therapy (CPT) is a trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy. It has been heavily researched and has been repeatedly shown effective in reducing symptoms of PTSD that developed after experiencing traumatic events including child abuse, combat, rape, and
What is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD?) Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder that occurs in 13-15% of people throughout their life after they experience or witness a traumatic event. These events might include natural disasters, serious accidents, war or combat, sexual assaults, rape, or directly witnessing the aftermath of any of the