book cover: Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis by Ashley L. Peterson
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Book Contributor Feature #8 (Noha Nova & Paula)

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, including info on the other contributors and where to pick up a copy, please… Continue reading Book Contributor Feature #8 (Noha Nova & Paula)

book cover: Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis by Ashley L. Peterson
Mental Health, MH@H Books

Book Contributor Feature #7 (Luftmentsch & Meg)

Over the two weeks following the release of Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, I'll be featuring the amazing contributors to the book and excerpts from their narratives. For more details on the book, including info on the other contributors and where to pick up a copy, please visit the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis page.… Continue reading Book Contributor Feature #7 (Luftmentsch & Meg)

book cover: Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis by Ashley L. Peterson
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Book Contributor Feature #5 (Elle Rose & Johnzelle)

Over the two weeks following the release of Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, I'll be featuring the amazing contributors to the book and excerpts from their narratives. For more details on the book, including info on the other contributors and where to pick up a copy, please visit the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis page.… Continue reading Book Contributor Feature #5 (Elle Rose & Johnzelle)

book cover: Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis by Ashley L. Peterson
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Book Contributor Feature #4 (Caz & Christina)

Over the two weeks following the release of Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, I'll be featuring the amazing contributors to the book and excerpts from their narratives. For more details on the book, including info on the other contributors and where to pick up a copy, please visit the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis page.… Continue reading Book Contributor Feature #4 (Caz & Christina)

book cover: Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis by Ashley L. Peterson
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Book Contributor Feature #3 (Candace & Casey)

Over the two weeks following the release of Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, I'll be featuring the amazing contributors to the book and excerpts from their narratives. For more details on the book, including info on the other contributors and where to pick up a copy, please visit the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis page.… Continue reading Book Contributor Feature #3 (Candace & Casey)

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What Is… Folie à Deux

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's term: folie à deux Folie à deux is the more commonly recognized name for what's now known as shared psychotic disorder in the DSM-5.  It's a rare condition that involves shared delusions between two or more people who are… Continue reading What Is… Folie à Deux

book cover: Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis by Ashley L. Peterson
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Book Contributor Feature #2 (AutumnSkiesBlog & Beckie)

Over the two weeks following the release of Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, I'll be featuring the amazing contributors to the book and excerpts from their narratives. For more details on the book, including info on the other contributors and where to pick up a copy, please visit the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis page.… Continue reading Book Contributor Feature #2 (AutumnSkiesBlog & Beckie)

book cover: Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis by Ashley L. Peterson
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Book Contributor Feature #1 (Alexis Rose and Alice Franklin)

Over the two weeks following the release of Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, I'll be featuring the amazing contributors to the book and excerpts from their narratives. For more details on the book, including info on the other contributors and where to pick up a copy, please visit the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis page.… Continue reading Book Contributor Feature #1 (Alexis Rose and Alice Franklin)

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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

What Is Series... Insights Into Psychology on Mental Health @ Home
What Is... Psychology Series

What Is… Munchausen by Proxy

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's term is Munchausen syndrome by proxy. While Munchausen by proxy is likely the name that's most recognizable, the name for the disorder in the current version of the DSM (the DSM-5) is factitious disorder imposed on another.  I'll use the… Continue reading What Is… Munchausen by Proxy