mental illness

Understanding Stress

The Doctorpedia Team recently sat down with The Mental Health Collective’s Clinical Advisor to work through the topic of stress. Dr. Monisha Vasa defines stress and explains that though stress can sometimes be good and help promote productivity, when it interferes with the ability to function – it needs to be managed. If you or …

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The WHO Recognizes Gaming Dependency as a Disorder

The popularity of online games has steadily grown in recent years, and shows no signs of stopping. According to a study released by Electronic Entertainment Design and Research, roughly 67% of Americans, or a staggering 211 million people, play video games including smartphone games, computer games and massive multiplayer online role playing games such as …

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World Bipolar Day

Are you, or someone you know, affected by Bipolar Disorder? A survey by the World Health Organization states that Bipolar Disorder is the 6th leading case of disability in the world with nearly 6 million Americans affected. March 30th marks World Bipolar Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness and erasing the stigma surrounding this …

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