Articles for Personality

Zoloft (Sertraline) and Alcohol: Side Effects & Risks

June 10, 2021

Medication is an effective way to treat a number of mental health conditions, including depression. While there are many different antidepressants on the market, one of the most commonly prescribed is Zoloft, also known as Sertraline.

Lexapro (Escitalopram) and Alcohol: Side Effects & Risks

June 5, 2021

Major depressive disorder is one of the most common mental health conditions in the United States. It’s also one of the most highly treatable, especially with medication. Lexapro (also known as Escitalopram) is often prescribed for depression because it’s an SSRI, or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor.

Overdosing on Trazodone: Can You Get High?

May 25, 2021

Trazodone is a prescription antidepressant that belongs to a class of medications known as SARIs, or serotonin antagonist and reuptake inhibitor. While it can be prescribed for major depressive disorder or seasonal affective disorder, it is often given to individuals who struggle with insomnia as an alternative to traditional sedatives.

How Long Does Wellbutrin Stay In Your System: Half Life & More

May 5, 2021

Wellbutrin, also known as bupropion, is an antidepressant medication that is commonly prescribed for major depressive disorder. It’s an atypical antidepressant, meaning it does not fall into the major categories of antidepressants like SSRIs or tricyclics.

How Long Does Trazodone Stay In Your System: Half Life & More

May 1, 2021

Trazodone, also known as Desyrel, is a type of antidepressant that’s classified as an SARI, or serotonin agonist and reuptake inhibitor. However, it also has sedative effects which makes it commonly prescribed for sleep disorders such as insomnia.

Using Remeron (Mirtazapine) for Sleep: Is it Effective?

April 20, 2021

Sleep is something that many adults take for granted. Getting the right amount of sleep every night can have direct benefits on your mood, cognition, and productivity. However, 70% of US adults have reported that they get insufficient sleep at least one night a month.

Contamination OCD and the Fear of Germs: Symptoms & More

April 1, 2021

Obsessive compulsive disorder, or OCD, is one of a few different types of anxiety disorders that’s commonly present throughout the United States. It’s estimated that about 1 in 100 adults currently have diagnosable OCD.

How to Reduce Anxiety During the COVID-19 Pandemic

December 7, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has largely defined 2020 in a way that no one could have anticipated just one short year ago. For many people, especially those that are younger, the pandemic marks the first global health crisis that they have experienced during their lifetime.

Do I Have Atypical Depression?

November 11, 2020

Too often, people who are experiencing atypical depression begin to think that it is just a part of their lives that they will need to learn to deal with. They may even internalize features of the disorder such as fear of rejection as personality traits rather than characteristics of a mental health condition.

Major Depression Inventory: Symptoms and Treatment

November 7, 2020

Major depression, also referred to as major depressive disorder, is one of the most common mental health conditions impacting the United States. An estimated 17.3 million adults aged 18 and older, which equals 7.1 % of all adults in the United States, experienced at least one major depressive episode in 2017 alone.