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What is… Oppositional Defiant Disorder

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's term is oppositional defiant disorder, which was suggested by Josh of Recovering Porn Addict. Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is typically diagnosed by the early elementary school years.  In the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), diagnosis requires … Continue reading What is… Oppositional Defiant Disorder

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Book Contributor Feature: Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis

Contributor Feature #9 (Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis)

This is the last one of the contributor features for Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis.  Thanks to all of them for sharing their stories! For more details on the book, please visit the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis page. Check out the latest review of the book from Caz at Invisibly Me: https://invisiblyme.com/2019/09/19/psychdiagnosisbook/   Phyllis … Continue reading Contributor Feature #9 (Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis)

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Book Contributor Feature: Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis

Contributor Feature #8 (Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis)

Over the two weeks following the release of Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, I've been featuring the contributors to the book and excerpts from their narratives.  I'll share the final two contributors with you tomorrow! For more details on the book, please visit the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis page.   Noha Nova  Noha Nova … Continue reading Contributor Feature #8 (Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis)

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Contributor Feature #7 (Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis)

Over the two weeks following the release of Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, I'll be featuring the contributors to the book and excerpts from their narratives. For more details on the book, please visit the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis page.   Luftmentsch Luftmentsch, who blogs at Vision of the Night, shares his experience being … Continue reading Contributor Feature #7 (Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis)

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Would You Be Interested in Reviewing Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis?

I'm looking for people to read and write a review of my new book Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis.  If you're interested, please email me at mentalhealthathome at gmail dot com. For more details on the book, please visit the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis page. Below are today's featured contributors.   Katie Dale Katie … Continue reading Would You Be Interested in Reviewing Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis?

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Contributor Feature #5 (Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis)

Over the two weeks following the release of Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, I'll be featuring the contributors to the book and excerpts from their narratives. For more details on the book, please visit the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis page.   Elle Rose Elle Rose, who blogs at Secret Lady Spider, shared her story … Continue reading Contributor Feature #5 (Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis)

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Contributor Feature #4 (Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis)

Over the two weeks following the release of Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, I'll be featuring the contributors to the book and excerpts from their narratives. For more details on the book, please visit the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis page.   Caz Caz writes about chronic illness on her blog Invisibly Me.  She shared … Continue reading Contributor Feature #4 (Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis)

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Contributor Feature #3 (Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis)

Over the two weeks following the release of Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, I'll be featuring the contributors to the book and excerpts from their narratives. For more details on the book, please visit the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis page.   Candace Candace from Revenge of Eve contributed a story on living with alcohol … Continue reading Contributor Feature #3 (Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis)

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Contributor Feature #2 (Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis)

Over the two weeks following the release of Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, I'll be featuring the contributors to the book and excerpts from their narratives. For more details on the book, please visit the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis page.   AutumnSkiesBlog AutumnSkiesBlog contributed a narrative about living with social anxiety disorder.  Here's an excerpt: … Continue reading Contributor Feature #2 (Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis)

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Book Contributor Feature: Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis

Contributor Feature #1 (Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis)

Over the two weeks following the release of Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, I'll be featuring the contributors to the book and excerpts from their narratives. For more details on the book, please visit the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis page.   Alexis Rose Alexis Rose, whose blog is Untangled, writes about her experience with … Continue reading Contributor Feature #1 (Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis)

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The first review of Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis

The first review is in for Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis!  Johnzelle Anderson LPC of Panoramic Counseling (who is also a contributor) shares his thoughts on the book here: https://panoramiccounseling.com/making-sense-of-psychiatric-diagnosis/ Thanks so much Johnzelle, both for contributing to the book and for the awesome review! Want to pick up a copy?  It's available on: Amazon … Continue reading The first review of Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis

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Released today – Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis!

New book release! Making Sense of Diagnosis: Understanding the DSM-5 Available today! Available on: Amazon as an ebook or paperback Apple Books Barnes & Noble Google Play Kobo Mental Health @ Home Store (at a discounted price) The ebook version is available on all of these sites.  The paperback version is only available through Amazon. … Continue reading Released today – Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis!

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What it’s like to go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed

Getting a mental illness diagnosis can be hard, but getting the wrong diagnosis or going undiagnosed can be even harder.  Here are a few excerpts from my soon to be published book Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis on the subject of being misdiagnosed or undiagnosed. “It was frustrating, but my issues over the years haven't … Continue reading What it’s like to go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed

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