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How You Can Help Someone With Mental Illness: What to Do First

Farsh Askari | Posted 04.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Farsh Askari

Instead of an assessment (which implies judgment) and advice (which implies expertise), what someone who's mentally distressed, in any context, needs first, mentally and emotionally, is some acknowledgment and support.

Do You Get Overly Attached in Relationships? Take This Quiz

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

When you truly love someone you're not interested in possessing the person or keeping him or her in your clutches because you're afraid of losing the relationship. Instead, you respect your partner's autonomy and spirit.

Why Everyone Is A Bit OCD

Fletcher Wortmann | Posted 04.11.2012 | Books
Fletcher Wortmann

I have Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). But I want you to consider your own obsessions before we talk about my clinical ones, because the line between the two is not as clean and distinct as you might think.

When anxiety looms over a close friendship

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, I am a college sophomore and have had relatively few close friendships. I'm okay with not having a lot, but have always wanted...