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What is… paranoia

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms. This week's term: paranoia Kind of like anxiety and depression, the word paranoia often gets tossed around fairly loosely in common parlance, but in a psychological/psychiatric sense it's far more significance. Google Dictionary defines paranoia as: "a mental condition characterized by delusions … Continue reading What is… paranoia

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TED Talks: A Mental Health Hodgepodge

  Here are a few great TED Talks I've found on a variety of topics related to mental illness.   Eleanor Longden: The Voices in My Head A psychiatrist once told Eleanor Longden that she would be better off having cancer than a psychotic illness, because it would be more curable.  Having the voice … Continue reading TED Talks: A Mental Health Hodgepodge

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