Apotemnophilia/Body Integrity Identity Dysphoria (BIID)-The Desire to be Amputated

This post will be mainly videos from the views of those suffering with APOTEMNOPHILIA also known as BODY INTEGRITY IDENTITY DYSPHORIA (BIID) or even BODY IDENTITY DYSPHORIA (BID) Definition: In short, BIID is the overwhelming desire to be disabled, which may or may not include a desire of being amputated. Some wish to be paralyzedContinue reading “Apotemnophilia/Body Integrity Identity Dysphoria (BIID)-The Desire to be Amputated”

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)

According to studies, about 1 in 50 Americans suffer from Body Dysmorphic Disorder (also known as BDD or Body Dysmorphia). The thing about BDD is it’s important to be knowledgable about the difference between normal insecurities and BDD. So then, what exactly is Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)? Check out the video below by Dr. TraceyContinue reading “Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)”

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

You may not be aware of the known links between sunlight and mental health. Not only does the sun help produce vitamin D, but it’s beneficial to our brain’s seratonin levels, which helps boost moods. This is especially important because a low level of seratonin can equal depression. (See Benefits of Sunlight) With that beingContinue reading “Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)”

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Alas, the one post I’ve been dragging my feet on posting about BPD (also known as Emotional Dysregulation Disorder) (Not to be confused with Bipolar Disorder, which is NOT a personality disorder. Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder.) I want to apologize in advance on the multiple videos posted below. I wanted to include asContinue reading “Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)”

Normal Grief vs Masked/ Delayed/& Prolonged Grief

When I was eleven my father died. I didn’t cry when my aunt broke the news to me, nor did I cry during the funeral. It wasn’t until I was in my mid 30s that I finally broke down and cried over my father’s death. However it wasn’t without consequences. One could even point outContinue reading “Normal Grief vs Masked/ Delayed/& Prolonged Grief”