Myths about borderline personality disorder

borderline personality disorder

The borderline personality disorder or borderline is little known, probably the closest references are those we have seen in the cinema, in films like “Breakfast at Tiffany” or “Silver Linings Playbook”. But in reality this disorder is more complex than these sweetened versions of the cinema, which has led many to confusion since there is tiled a series of myths and false beliefs around us.

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False: Borderline personality disorder is only found in women
While it is true that the number of women suffering from this disorder is higher, they are not the only ones; men can also suffer from it. As well as antisocial personality disorder, which is suffered in greater quantity by men, borderline personality disorder rests mostly on women, but does not gender discrimination.

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What is Sundown Syndrome?

sundown syndrome

The Sundowning, also known as Sundown Syndrome is a feature of some cases of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in which symptoms and behavioral changes occur simultaneously with the sunset. To learn what it is, why it happens and how to catch it early in elderly, whether or not these have been diagnosed with neurological or dementia disorders.

sundown syndrome

What is Sundown Syndrome and why it happens?

The sundowning is a fairly common phenomenon among patients with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other diseases of geriatric medicine, characterized by the presence of behavioral changes and cognitive in the last hours of the afternoon and into the evening. Patients may become irritable, aggressive, depressive, or also present problems of memory and cognition that, usually are generally absent in the daytime.

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Hypnosis as a therapy to cure mental illness

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Hypnosis is the same as talking about the ‘Flash-Back’ method. At first often leads to rejection but has never experienced, especially because often associated with some television shows and theater and the reality is that, out of all this, it is a very useful or used tool in the field of health and medical. We want to give you some more information about this method, and we encourage you to learn more about this topic used to treat some mental conditions; you will surprise!

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What is hypnosis?

Hypnotism is defined as the “method for producing the artificial sleep by personal influence, or adequate equipment”. This method is carried out with due regard to the needs of stakeholders and enhancing their will. The method is basically relive past moments or memories that can assume to be a source of problems in our present.

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Deal with memory problems

memory problems

Forgetting where parked the car; do not remember the phone number that we must mark, or the name of the son of our best friend; some of the situations that should make us think if we have memory problems.

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Tips to combat forgetfulness
Forget about complex things or newly known techniques can be forgiven, because our mind is not accustomed to these names or denominations. But permanently forget normal things, basic and closely related to our daily lives, it is enough that we turn on the alarms that leads us to wonder what is happening to us.

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Breathing technique against fear and anxiety

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Breathing not only allows our survival in its most basic form, it can also help to calm the anxieties and fears, and our moods change and renew our energies needed for daily life. In this article we will learn a breathing technique well directed can apply at any time and place, to calm the anxieties and fears in a particular situation, or to start the day well refreshed and positive.

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What is anxiety

Anxiety and fear are two sensations characteristic of our current lifestyle. Stress, worries, obligations and responsibilities have loads of stress and anxiety, we must learn to manage and control.

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Information fatigue syndrome: That does not affect you

information fatigue syndrome

Everyday our brain receives an enormous amount of information to be process and respond. But the excess, as in all aspects of life, it is also harmful.

information fatigue syndrome

The work, the many responsibilities, the family, the course of the economy, news, political, social, health and all the details that we meet every day. After the day is normal to feel exhausted and is that information overload to which we are exposed every day can make us victims of information fatigue syndrome.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

seasonal affective disorder

Are the dark days of autumn and winter make you want to hibernate? Do you want to eat greasy things, caloric and sleep all day? Since you may have the seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression that occurs at the same time every year, usually in winter.

seasonal affective disorder

Other symptoms include fatigue, lack of interest, lack of concentration and irritability. Some people describe it as being happy during the months of sun and the rest of the time they feel closed, inactive, and only hope that spring arrives.

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Daily exercise helps fight Alzheimer’s

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The relationship between exercise and brain health is well known given the multiple investigations in this regard. Now, is there any type of exercise capable of lifting the mood, improving memory and at the same time protecting the brain from cognitive deterioration caused by age?

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With aerobic exercise, researchers refer to any exercise that increases heart rate, movement and sweating for a minimum period of time: walking, running, cycling or basically any exercise that involves moving – performing weight lifting would be exercise mostly anaerobic, for example.

According to the researchers, some of these benefits can occur almost immediately or within a few minutes of physical exercise – such as improving mood. Others, on the other hand, require several weeks – such as memory improvement. To note these benefits, the researchers suggest that aerobic exercise should be done on a regular and constant basis, with a minimum of 45 minutes of continuous practice.

If there is a disease concern and much is Alzheimer’s. So they are increasingly frequent in research being conducted around the world about this mental illness.

Exercise for Alzheimer’s

The latest to be published in the journal Neurology notes the importance of daily exercise to prevent this disease. According to these results, the daily physical activity, even in older people, may help slow Alzheimer’s disease and improve their health and well-being.

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Traumatic stress: How to overcome

traumatic stress

Many societies in the world suffer from a progressive deterioration in their quality of life by different factors such as lack of opportunity in employment, economic inequality, family breakdown, a terrible justice. All this means that people in many places in different parts of the world face daily high rates of crime in the past were difficult to imagine.

traumatic stress

The most important symptom of PTSD is that the person who suffers he can not erase the strong impact that this experience has caused him and the scene is repeated continuously in his mind, something that causes distress and discomfort.

However, it is good that these people know the fact that specialized psychological and psychiatric help can learn to handle this situation and react in a less intense compared to the painful memories.

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Irrational fears: Phobias

phobia

A phobia is a disorder in which, irrationally, appears anxious when exposed to living things, objects or different situations. You may receive a phobia against people, animals or objects, such as doctors or nurses, dogs, spiders, snakes, blood, injections, etc..

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You may also receive a phobia varied situations, such as flying, being in enclosed spaces (claustrophobia), in open spaces (agoraphobia) or in certain social situations (social phobia), such as public speaking, to take an examination, etc.

The underlying problem in the case of phobias is anxiety. The anxiety, which can be generated by an internal conflict, rather than linked to the conflict, is shifted to a particular object or situation, which is invested with the anxiety and gives rise to so irrational anxiety or fear appears in connection with the object or situation causing the phobia.

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