Not so long ago there was only one term used to diagnose someone with an autism spectrum disorder. Nowadays there are different subtypes of autism used when diagnosing someone with an autism disorder. There are many forms of autism and not 2 people with this disorder are alike. With some people, you will not even notice they have a form of autism because they are functioning … [Read more...]
8 Common Traits of Being An Enabler
Have you ever tried to shield an addict from the negative consequences of their behavior by calling in sick to work for them when they are hungover or binging on substances, making excuses that prevent others from holding them accountable and generally cleaning up the mess that occurs in the wake of their impaired judgment? If so, you may be "enabling" the addict and what you … [Read more...]
What Are The Short-Term and Long-Term Effects Of Taking PainKillers?
Most of us take painkillers at some point to help alleviate pain. For serious pain, doctors sometimes prescribe narcotic or opioid-based medications. However, the use of prescription painkillers has become a serious problem over the past several decades. As the patient's body becomes used to the drugs, it requires more and more to achieve the same effects. Furthermore, there … [Read more...]
Understanding Behavior, Burnout and Depression
Mental Health wellness is essential to ensuring homeostasis and equilibrium of body and mind, so individuals can enjoy sustainable health and wellness free from disease and disorders. Our globalized world and highly technological environments have created many challenges and complexities that adversely impact health and wellness levels in our daily lives. These developments … [Read more...]
How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Your Urine?
Marijuana is a psychoactive drug from the Cannabis plant intended for medical or recreational use. It can be used by smoking, vaporizing, within food, or as an extract. It is often used for its mental and physical effects, such as a "high" or "stoned" feeling, a general change in perception, euphoria (heightened mood), and an increase in appetite. The onset of effects is within … [Read more...]