What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder? Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) refers to intrusive repetitive thoughts that cause an individual to perform acts in order to prevent something terrible from happening. The acts become ritualistic and can result in total control over the individual. There are four characteristic symptoms of obsessions and two characteristic symptoms of compulsions used to […]
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Fact Versus Fiction about Eating Disorders
The most common eating disorders include anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder (BED). It is hard for people to understand something like an eating disorder if they have never experienced one firsthand. If you or a close friend or family member have never suffered from one, chances are good that you believe some common misconceptions […]
What is Couples Therapy?
Also known as marriage counseling, couples therapy is a form of psychotherapy that aims at helping couples recognize and resolve their conflicts to improve their relationships. However, couples can choose either to rebuild their relationship afterward or go their separate ways. When Couples Therapy is Necessary Couples therapy is used for helping couples in intimate […]
What is Neuropsychological Testing?
Neuropsychological testing involves the administration of standardized ability tests that help to identify changes in brain functioning that may result from various medical and neurological conditions. The results of these neuropsychological tests are interpreted in conjunction with a thorough understanding of clients’ backgrounds and the unique behavioral and emotional issues the client might be having. […]
Telepsychiatry in Illinois is on the Rise
Telehealth in Illinois has Increased Significantly Over the past two years, the use of telehealth services has increased significantly. This is due to a variety of factors, one of which is that millennials now make up the largest part of the U.S. workforce. According to a recent survey, 40% of millennial employees said that access […]