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Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder: The Basics

What is disruptive mood dysregulation disorder? Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD) is a condition in which children or adolescents experience ongoing irritability, anger, and frequent, intense temper outbursts. The symptoms of DMDD go beyond a “bad mood.” DMDD symptoms are severe. Youth who have DMDD experience significant problems at home, at school, and often with… Read More »

What is auditory processing disorder?

Auditory processing disorder (APD) is a condition where the brain doesn’t properly translate the meaning of sounds.  “Most people think you hear with your ears, and they are certainly the input point for hearing,” says Leah Light, AuD, the founder and director of the Brainchild Institute in Hollywood, FL. “Auditory processing disorder occurs when your… Read More »

Not All Borderline Personality Disorder Looks the Same: Understanding the Impulsive Borderline

Charming, charismatic, but manipulative and thrill-seeking? These are often symptoms of this type of BPD. January 4, 2020 by Ashley Berges Leave a Comment If you’re wanting to better define BPD, this video will help you to understand one of the four subtypes of Borderline Personality Disorder. If you’re married, dating, related to or friends… Read More »

Bipolar disorder during pregnancy: Lessons learned

Careful management of bipolar disorder during pregnancy is critical because for so many patients with this illness, the road to emotional well-being has been a long one, requiring a combination of careful pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic strategies.Half of referrals to our Center for Women’s Mental Health – where we evaluate and treat women before, during, and… Read More »