doctor prescribing morphine

What to Know About Morphine Addiction

The opium poppy plant is where morphine starts. A painkiller that is highly potent, morphine can come in many forms, but it scheduled as highly addictive because it has serious implications for people who use it. People abuse the drug because they get addicted to the way it brings pleasure, then tolerance builds to the…

man explaining signs of amytal abuse to therapist

What Are Signs and Symptoms of Amytal Abuse? 

Barbiturates are typically used to treat sleep disorders but may be used for anesthesia in hospitals. The drug works to increase a sense of calmness in the nerves, to slow it down, and help a person sleep. Amytal is one such drug that people have been taking for decades. It is highly likely a person…

shops along the road at Laguna Beach

What is Histrionic Personality Disorder?

Histrionic personality disorder (HPD) is part of a larger group of psychological disorders, called ‘Cluster B,’ personality disorders. These disorders are usually dramatic, emotional, or erratic in nature. People with HPD have a distorted mental image of the self, which is often based in self-esteem that comes from needing others’ approval. HPD can see people…

Mental Health Issues Aren’t A Passing Phase Of Moodiness

  Over 50 million people in America are expected to struggle with a form of mental illness in any given year. Mental illness comes in many forms. There are learning disorders, personality disorders, mood disorders, and psychiatric disorders. Mental illnesses come in over 200 different forms and classifications. While symptoms may seem common, some could…