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6 Dangerous Delusions To Encounter

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Have you ever spoken to someone with delusions? Would you know a delusion if you encountered one? What about a person experiencing a hallucination? If you found yourself shaking your head "no" to these questions, that's okay because your are not alone. This and next week's article will attempt to thoroughly explain them.

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4 Ways Trauma Can Complicate Mental Health Treatment

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Do you have a history of trauma (, abuse, neglect, psychological or emotional chaos growing up, etc)? Trauma can include a host of experiences, too many to name here. But trauma is a powerful consequence of emotional and psychological chaos. What I mean by this is that despite whatever the traumatic situation entailed, the result is often chaos in the mind and emotions of the person who experienced...
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“Why Are You Suicidal?” 10 Triggering Responses

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How do you feel  about discussing the topic of suicide?

Sadly, most people struggle with the topic of suicide. Our society is anti-suicide because they not only lack knowledge about it, but would rather focus on more positive topics. But that's exactly the reason why these same people are shocked when a family member, friend, colleague, or other close person mentions the topic or completes a suicide.

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5 Warning Signs of Suicidal Thoughts

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This may come across as a very direct question but have you ever thought of suicide?

Have you ever pondered it so much that it became a daily preoccupation? If so, you are certainly not alone. As hard as it may be to believe, most people have suicidal thoughts and you should not ever feel abnormal for having them. In fact, when I see my young clients, I...
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