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Are People Diagnosed With Psychological Disorders Susceptible To Peer Pressure?


 
Psychological Disorders Peer Pressure
Are People Diagnosed With Psychological Disorders / mental health issues Susceptible To Peer Pressure? This is a good question, though I would really appreciate it more if I clearly identify the types of peer pressure. Since peer pressure can be used both for good reason or have negative impact on our lives.  I believe when many people hear the phase/term "peer pressure" we instinctively think of something negative.  Such as in my above Mental Health Humor cartoon with multi-hooked shady looking fish is pressing poor Jenny Fish to nibble the worm.  "DON'T EAT THE WORM" Jenny!
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2012 Mental health Humor Cartoons

Hidden Dangers: Hypersexuality and Technology

Today,  many of us so intertwined with technology that, at times, we can reap some serious consequences when combined with psychiatric disorders. Yes, there is technology that can be beneficial and tons more that is just a waste of time. We live in an age that has an "app" for everything; one app can identify Depression by reviewing your text and sequencing your writing with an algorithm that can "conclude"  to what degree you may be depressed.

Then, there are apps and websites all about support and recovery that could be very beneficial to the newcomer and/or the veteran of mental illnesses - such as the writers here at Psych Cental!  Yet, every one of these so-called technological improvements can be abused. Especially if you're dealing with mania and/or dealing with  hypersexuality (sex addiction) too.
Hypersexuality and "FAILED" technology
Here's an email I received the other day that is a perfect example of a "FAILED" technology.  It's from someone who obviously admires me and from all the X's and O's I would think she is in love with me. She expresses it by saying:  "I want you so bad you are my only wish!"

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2012 Mental health Humor Cartoons

Professional Therapy Never Includes Sex… Right?

Girl Med Bottles: Ha-Ha: Heeee Oh my, Really! Yes! OMG no way!

Man Med Bottle to Viagra Bottle: Com'on man don't be Paranoid. I'm sure they ain't talking about you. Hey, it could happen to any guy.

Caption: Mixing Meds Can Significantly Reduce Potency!
I'm no mathematician, but the other day I was reading something about mental health statistics and it lead me to a booklet called "Professional Therapy Never Includes Sex."   Most of the info is cut n' dry, the dos and don'ts of therapy conduct:
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