The Reality of Military Sexual Assault

Military sexual assault is a problem that has been swept under the rug for far too long. It’s only in recent years that the stories of those who’ve suffered sexual assault by an officer or a peer have begun to see the light of day, and the picture that’s emerged is not a pretty one. Nowhere to Turn? Sexual assault in …

Understanding The Psychological Consequences of Sexual Trauma

Considering that the psychological effects of sexual trauma can potentially last a lifetime, it’s appalling to realize that only 6 out of every 1000 rapists will end up serving prison time for their crimes. The stark statistics on sexual assault are even more shocking … Every 98 seconds, someone in America is sexually assaulted. A child is sexually assaulted every 8 minutes. Thirty-four percent …

The Most Common Psychological or Emotional Problems People Suffer From Nowadays

There are more than 200 classified forms of diagnosable mental illness. The top psychological or emotional problems that people have nowadays include anxiety disorders, mono-polar depression and bipolar disorder. Dementia is a relatively common disorder in older age groups (there are many kinds of dementia), and schizophrenia (unfortunately) is a relatively common category as well. It must be said, that …

Is It a Good Idea to Publicly Share Your Mental Health Issue?

Helping Patients to Understand the Potential Impact of Disclosing Their Condition According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 43.8 million adults in America experience this type of condition each year. That’s one in five adults who share the effects of mental illness on their social lives. What’s more, 18.1 percent of adults live with anxiety disorders each year. These …