August is National Wellness Month and self-care continues to be the focus of 2021. Self-care comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, and it can mean various things to different individuals. Self care entails looking after yourself so that you can stay healthy, stay well, fulfill your goals for yourself and those you care for. Since everyone’s goals are different, there is no single path to self care.
Clinically, the dissociative subtype of PTSD is linked to higher levels of PTSD severity, a higher prevalence of derealization and depersonalization symptoms, a longer history of early life trauma, and more comorbid mental disorders. When traumatic memories are recalled, PTSD patients with dissociative symptoms have diverse psychophysiological and neurological reactions.
CBT programs, like the one we are opening soon at IPMG, has been developed specifically for adults with ADHD. Some of these programs including ours, has the goal to help adults overcome their difficulties in everyday executive functions or simply put – “tasks.” Skills in the ADHD CBT Program help individuals effectively manage their time, stay organized and plan their short term and the long term tasks.
The postpartum phase has long been recognized as a time when mood and anxiety problems are more likely to appear, intensify, or recur. In reality, certain anxiety is adaptive in terms of safeguarding the baby from injury. This anxiety is usually just temporary, and it does not affect everyday functioning or a mother’s capacity to care for her child. Other women, on the other hand, have more severe signs of postpartum OCD, which may be debilitating and interfere with everyday life.