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10 Reasons to Choose a Luxury Rehab Centre in Spain

Finding the right rehab facility for yourself or a loved one is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. However, researching and choosing the right rehab can feel overwhelming with so many factors to consider and the sheer number of options available. Following your own path towards long-term recovery is the ultimate …

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What does your attachment style say about your relationships?

Knowing your attachment style helps you navigate your relationships more easily and to understand yourself and others better and learn how to develop healthier attachments. Recognizing which attachment style you’re leaning toward can move you to greater satisfaction in your relationships. Explaining the attachment theory  Attachment goes back many years. Newborns bond with their mothers …

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Addressing Personality Disorders and Co-occurring Substance Abuse

There is much evidence to suggest that personality disorders and substance abuse are interconnected, though it can often be challenging to discern which condition came first. Substance use disorders and personality disorders Plenty of research has shown a strong correlation between substance use disorders and personality disorders.  However, since the risk factors and causes of …

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The Mental Health Benefits of Physical Exercise

Exercise is more than just a form of preventative care. It’s a proven psychological treatment that can improve symptoms of people struggling with depression, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, and substance abuse. The connection between the body and the brain can shed light on how exercise can benefit mental health. If you or a loved one …

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The best treatment interventions for emotional trauma

Trauma can profoundly impact many aspects of your life, but healing is possible. Fortunately, many trauma treatment interventions can guide you toward long-term recovery. Essentially, no matter how challenging the situation might be, your trauma does not have to define your future. A traumatic event Traumatic events can leave us feeling vulnerable and unsafe in …

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Seven ways to survive a narcissistic parent

Children of narcissistic parents tend to suffer intensely, and for the most part, they also suffer alone. People who grew up with narcissistic parents are likely to blame themselves for their caregivers’ actions and behaviours, leading to low self-esteem and mental health challenges in later life. What is narcissism? A narcissistic personality disorder is one …

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What are the telltale signs of a mood disorder?

Sometimes referred to as affective disorder, mood disorders are a series of psychiatric conditions that can cause severe disruption to a person’s daily functioning and overall quality of life. What are mood disorders? There are two types of mood disorders; depression and bipolar disorder. Symptoms of bipolar disorder and depression vary depending on the individual …

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What is the difference between PTSD and C-PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress disorder is the acronym used to describe PTSD – a mental health condition triggered by traumatic events. Such events might occur in isolation (single event trauma) or be chronic (repeated trauma). Complex PTSD stands for complex post-traumatic stress disorder and refers to a type of developmental trauma that occurs over long periods, often …

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What is meant by the term ‘cognitive dissonance’?

Cognitive dissonance occurs when a person holds two conflicting beliefs, attitudes, or values about a specific subject, action, or behaviour, resulting in mental discomfort. Cognitive dissonance As humans, we crave consistency in our existing beliefs, attitudes and perceptions.Thus, any conflict that challenges our cognitive consistency often creates immense psychological discomfort, distress and inner turmoil. Dissonance …

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