Category Archives: NAMI Beaver County Articles
What Is Bipolar Disorder
What is Bipolar Disorder? by Teresa Scibilia Also known as manic-depressive illness, Bipolar Disorder is a brain disorder that causes shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. Bipolar disorder symptoms can result in damaged relationships, poor performance in school or work, and even self-harm. However, with treatment… Read More »
YOGA FOR REDUCING YOUR ANXIETY
Yoga for Reducing Anxiety A Few Reasons to Roll Out Your Mat! Samar Eid, RN, DNP student Dr. Janene Luther Szpak, DNP, PMHNP-BC Robert Morris University Anxiety disorders Overview: In the year 2011, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that neuropsychiatric conditions are the… Read More »
WHAT IS SCHIZOPHRENIA?
Teresa Scibilia What is Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a brain disorder that involves delusions, loss of personality, confusion, agitation, social withdrawal, psychosis and bizarre behavior. Generally appearing in late adolescence to early childhood, schizophrenia commonly arises in men between the ages of 15-35 and women 25-35. However, schizophrenia does not only affect the individual with… Read More »
Springtime by Carla Braund Springtime. What does it mean to you? I searched for an article for the newsletter looking for just the right one, one with the right spirit, feeling. I wanted one full of optimism, freshness, newness, and hope. I wanted that sense of shedding off that heavy, worry laden winter overcoat with… Read More »