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Spotting the Signs of PTSD in a Loved One

Do you think your loved one might have PTSD? Post-traumatic stress disorder is a serious mental health condition, and it’s hard to see someone you care about struggling. Learn the symptoms and how to offer support here.
Feb 13th, 2024

How ADHD Affects Adults Differently than Children

ADHD is often labeled a childhood disorder — but the truth is, it also affects adults. Symptoms become more subtle as you age, and they have the power to seriously hinder your quality of life. Learn the differences and find treatment options here.
Feb 13th, 2024
4 Steps to Take Charge of Compulsions in the New Year

4 Steps to Take Charge of Compulsions in the New Year

It’s a new year and a new chance to take charge of your compulsions. But, that’s easier said than done. Fortunately, there’s a four-step model you can use alongside mental telehealth care to help you tackle compulsions and feel like yourself again.
Jan 16th, 2024
Navigating Your First Panic Attack

Navigating Your First Panic Attack

When you have your first panic attack, it’s intense, scary, and often overwhelming. There are, however, a few things you can do to help yourself get through it so you can focus on the future, not your fear.
Jan 11th, 2024
How to Cope with Social Anxiety During the Holidays

How to Cope with Social Anxiety During the Holidays

Social anxiety is tough at any time of the year — but during the holidays, it can be especially troublesome. Fortunately, there are effective ways to cope with your anxiety so you can relax and enjoy the holidays.
Dec 15th, 2023
4 Personality Disorders and How to Spot the Warning Signs

4 Personality Disorders and How to Spot the Warning Signs

Your personality is unique — but if aspects of your personality negatively impact your life and those around you, it could be more than just a quirk. Learn about four different personality disorders and how to spot warning signs here.
Nov 14th, 2023
Can Working from Home Cause Insomnia?

Can Working from Home Cause Insomnia?

Working from home can be great for your work-life balance — but if you’re struggling to fall or stay asleep each night, you’re not alone. Learn how remote work could be linked to sleep problems like insomnia and what you can do about it.
Oct 10th, 2023
3 Overlapping Symptoms of Anxiety and ADHD

3 Overlapping Symptoms of Anxiety and ADHD

Your mental health has a major impact on your life. And when common conditions like anxiety and ADHD have similar symptoms, it’s not easy to identify the cause on your own. Learn why professional care is key to getting the best treatment.
Oct 10th, 2023
Busting the Top 4 Myths About Agoraphobia

Busting the Top 4 Myths About Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia is a type of anxiety disorder that triggers intense feelings of fear in certain situations. But although it affects millions of Americans, there are a lot of misconceptions about the condition. Sort fact from fiction here.
Sep 1st, 2023
 How to Spot the Early Signs of a Panic Attack

How to Spot the Early Signs of a Panic Attack

Panic attacks are overwhelming. They can leave you feeling helpless — but did you know that recognizing the warning signs can help you regain control? Learn how to spot the early signs of a panic attack and how therapy can make a difference for you.
Sep 1st, 2023
Why Are Eating Disorders on the Rise?

Why Are Eating Disorders on the Rise?

Eating disorders are complex mental health conditions, and they’re on the rise in the United States. Find out more about the factors behind eating disorders and learn how mental health therapy could be the key to successful recovery.
Aug 2nd, 2023
 5 Common Types of Phobias in Adults

5 Common Types of Phobias in Adults

A phobia is an intense, irrational fear of a specific thing, place, or situation. It can infiltrate your daily life, and symptoms aren’t always easy to manage on your own. Learn about a few common phobias in adults and what to do about them.
Jul 2nd, 2023
5 Common PTSD Symptoms in Military Veterans

5 Common PTSD Symptoms in Military Veterans

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common mental health condition, particularly among military veterans. If you experienced combat, it’s important to recognize the symptoms so you can get the help you need.
Jun 1st, 2023

Spring Cleaning for your Mental Health

Are you overwhelmed by a cluttered living space? Do you find it hard to muster up the energy to clean? In this post we explore the intersection between a clean space and a free mind.
May 18th, 2023

How to Lower Your Risk of Recurrent Panic Attacks

Panic attacks are scary. If you’ve had one, you might wonder what you can do to lower your risk of experiencing more. The good news is, there are lots of treatment options to try. Find out how to lower your risk of future panic attacks.
May 2nd, 2023
How to Cope with Agoraphobia

How to Cope with Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia is an intense fear of certain situations and places, and it can keep you from living a happy, fulfilling life. The good news? Treatment can help. Find out how therapy can give you the skills you need to cope with agoraphobia.
Apr 10th, 2023
 5 Common Signs of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

5 Common Signs of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Are you overwhelmed by recurring thoughts you can’t control? Do you feel a strong urge to do certain tasks, even when you don’t want to? It could be obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and you don’t have to live with it. Learn more and find help.
Apr 1st, 2023
How Medication Management Can Enhance Your Mental Health

How Medication Management Can Enhance Your Mental Health

Medication can be a powerful tool to help you manage your mental health condition. But finding the right medication and dosage is complicated. Find out how medication management can help you manage your symptoms and improve your quality of life.
Mar 16th, 2023
Is Couples Therapy Helpful if You Aren't in a Crisis?

Is Couples Therapy Helpful if You Aren't in a Crisis?

Many people assume that couples therapy is where you turn when your relationship is in trouble. While therapy can help people navigate serious issues, it also offers benefits for couples who aren’t in crisis. Learn how.
Mar 1st, 2023
How Can I Manage My Social Anxiety?

How Can I Manage My Social Anxiety?

Social anxiety makes you feel intensely worried or fearful about social situations. It can interfere with your quality of life, but you don’t have to let it get the better of you. Learn how social anxiety treatment can make a difference.
Feb 19th, 2023
4 Myths You Shouldn’t Believe About Bipolar Disorder

4 Myths You Shouldn’t Believe About Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a serious mental health condition, but abounding misconceptions make it difficult to understand and manage. Uncover the truth about four common bipolar disorder myths to reduce stigma and get the help you need.
Feb 17th, 2023
Help! I Have OCD

Help! I Have OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) makes you experience repetitive thoughts and behaviors. Symptoms have the power to interfere with your daily life — but fortunately, treatment is very effective. Learn about your OCD treatment options.
Jan 12th, 2023
Physical Health Impacts of Insomnia

Physical Health Impacts of Insomnia

Restful sleep is essential for optimal health, and sleep disorders like insomnia can seriously impact your brain and body. Learn how chronic lack of sleep can affect your physical wellbeing, and what to do about it.
Jan 11th, 2023
Myths and Facts About Agoraphobia

Myths and Facts About Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia is a phobia involving intense fear of enclosed spaces, crowds, and other situations. It’s one of the most common phobias, yet there are a lot of misconceptions about what it is and how to manage it. Find the truth here.
Dec 19th, 2022

How to Spot a Panic Attack

Panic attacks happen suddenly, and the symptoms — from intense fear to shortness of breath — can be terrifying. Learn how to spot a panic attack when it happens and what to do if you’ve experienced one.
Dec 16th, 2022
Seasonal Grief: Handling the Holidays Without Your Loved One

Seasonal Grief: Handling the Holidays Without Your Loved One

As much as you wish you could put your grief on hold through the holidays, there’s no pause button for the mourning process. Here’s how you can alleviate some of the emotional conflict you may experience when you’re in pain and surrounded by joy.
Nov 27th, 2022
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SYMPTOMS, TREATMENT AND MYTHS - OCD

OCD is a mental health condition marked by compulsive actions and obsessive thoughts. Thepatient is troubled by these troubling ideas. They affect the person's capacity to carry out typical everyday chores and their quality of life. 
Sep 22nd, 2022
BIPOLAR DISORDER

BIPOLAR DISORDER

Bipolar disorder, previously known as manic depression, is a mental health condition characterized by extreme mood swings that can range from extreme highs (mania) to extreme lows (depression).
Aug 25th, 2022
WHAT DO WE DO ABOUT SUICIDAL THOUGHTS

What to Do About Suicidal Thoughts

On average, nearly 130 Americans die by suicide each day, that is 1 death every 11 minutes. And it is the second leading cause of death in people aged 10 to 35. Despite the prevalence of suicide, it’s something that people have trouble talking about.
Jun 10th, 2022

STRUGGLING TO MANAGE STRESS? WE CAN HELP

Stress is a common aspect of life. However, it can get so intense that it can affect a person's well-being. Stress is caused by factors like relationships, work, or even money. Extreme environments can also trigger it.
Jun 2nd, 2022
Living With Schizophrenia

Living With Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe mental disorder that affects how a person thinks, acts, expresses emotions, perceives reality and relates to others.
Apr 5th, 2022

Helping Loved Ones Overcome PTSD

For many, the first thought that immediately comes to mind after hearing the term Posttraumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD is most likely the military. PTSD is often connected to the horrible effects of war and combat;
Mar 23rd, 2022

Less Obvious Signs of Depression

Depression, also known as major depressive disorder, is a medical condition that causes intense feelings of sadness and despair. It is a mood disorder in which an individual faces low moods that interferes with their everyday life.
Mar 7th, 2022

WHAT CAUSES INSOMNIA?

On average our body needs about seven to nine hours of sleep each night to properly rest and heal from the daily exertion of everyday life.
Feb 23rd, 2022
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SYMPTOMS, TREATMENT AND MYTHS - OCD

In this blog, you will learn more about the meaning of OCD, myths, signs and symptoms, and how to treat this chronic mental illness.
Feb 11th, 2022
Adult ADHD: Fact or Fiction?

Adult ADHD: Fact or Fiction?

ADHD is a common behavioral disorder among children. But lack of focus, disorganization, and other classic symptoms of ADHD aren’t just limited to kids. Let’s sort fact from fiction to uncover the truth about adult ADHD.
Jan 6th, 2022

How Can You Benefit from Medication Management?

Treating mental health conditions often includes going to therapy, but psychotherapy is just one part of mental health care. Medication management combines the benefits of psychiatric medication with personalized care to help you feel better.
Nov 29th, 2021

Signs You Might Have OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder can severely impact your life. Intrusive, unwanted thoughts and uncontrollable, repetitive actions can be distressing, but treatment can help. Learn the signs of OCD so you can receive properly cared for when needed.
Oct 13th, 2021
Helping a Loved One With Depression

Helping a Loved One With Depression

Depression is a common condition that causes persistent feelings of sadness and disinterest. It’s not something you can simply snap out of, but it is treatable. If you’re concerned about the wellbeing of a loved one, here are some tips on how you can help.
Sep 13th, 2021
Myths About Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Debunked

Myths About Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Debunked

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a popular method of talk therapy. It’s effective for mental health issues like depression and anxiety, but there are still a lot of myths out there about how it works. Learn the truth about CBT.
Aug 23rd, 2021

How ADHD Impacts Adults Differently

ADHD is often diagnosed in childhood — but there’s no guarantee you’ll grow out of it as an adult. The symptoms of adult ADHD can significantly affect your quality of life. Learn more about ADHD and your treatment options here.
Jul 28th, 2021

Supporting a Loved One With Anxiety

Anxiety is the most common mental health disorder in the United States, so chances are good that someone you love has an anxiety disorder. Learn the signs of anxiety and how you can support your loved one if they’re diagnosed.
Jun 6th, 2021

Tips for Supporting Your Mental Health

You know that exercise and a good diet support your body. But what about your mind? May is Mental Health Awareness Month, so take some time to learn how to boost your mood and manage stress.
May 25th, 2021

More Than Sadness: Little-Known Depression Symptoms

Depression often causes feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and loss of interest. But those aren’t the only possible symptoms — different people experience depression differently. Learn to recognize some of the lesser-known signs of depression.
Mar 17th, 2021

5 Common Signs of PTSD

If you’ve experienced a traumatic event, it’s normal to struggle afterward. However, if you’ve been finding it harder and harder to cope, it might be a sign of PTSD.
Feb 17th, 2021

Types and Signs of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder involves drastic mood changes. However, there are multiple types of bipolar disorder, each with unique signs and symptoms. Here’s how to tell the difference.
Dec 13th, 2020

How to Manage Anxiety Through the Holidays

The holidays can be a wonderful time for many, but if you have anxiety, it can be filled with dread. If your anxiety spikes during the holidays, here are simple ways to keep it under control.
Nov 11th, 2020

Pros and Cons of Medications for Insomnia

Struggling to fall asleep? You’re not alone. Luckily, there are medications that can help, but it’s important to discuss with a doctor whether these medicines are right for you.
Oct 6th, 2020

What to Do About Suicidal Thoughts

Suicidal thoughts can be scary, upsetting, and overwhelming. While these thoughts can feel like they’ll never end, there are ways to cope and get treatment.
Aug 7th, 2020

Rejection Sensitivity and ADHD

You might already know that inattention and hyperactivity are the main symptoms of ADHD. But did you know that rejection sensitivity is another common symptom? Learn more about rejection sensitivity and how we can help you manage it.
Jun 24th, 2020

Can't Sleep? We Can Help.

Nearly a third of Americans don’t get enough sleep each night. If you’re struggling to get to sleep or stay asleep, learn how Boston Neurobehavioral Associates can help.
May 31st, 2020

Helping a Partner Cope With PTSD

PTSD, like many other mental health conditions, affects more than just the person suffering from it. Learn how to help your partner cope as they try to overcome PTSD and regain normalcy.
Apr 1st, 2020

Living With OCD

OCD is a chronic mental illness that can wreak havoc on your life if left uncontrolled. With good symptom management, however, you can have a normal, fulfilling life.
Mar 13th, 2020

How Untreated Depression Can Harm Your Physical Health

Many people do not understand much about depression, or its effects. Depression is a mood disorder, but has very real physical implications. Read on to understand how depression can affect your body as well as your mind.
Jan 27th, 2020

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Feb 20th, 2024
6 Factors That Fuel Insomnia

6 Factors That Fuel Insomnia

Insomnia is very common among Americans today. If you struggle to fall or stay asleep, or you don’t feel rested during the day, it could be insomnia, and it’s time to do something about it. Learn the possible causes and treatment options here.
May 2nd, 2023