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Bipolar I Disorder in a Minute

“People who suffer from Bipolar I Disorder experience at least one identifiable Manic Episode. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Bipolar I. Thanks for watching.” – Dr. Ben Michaelis                

“The Vlogging Cure” – Psychology Today

With millions of viewers following their testimonies, YouTube video creators are challenging the stigma attached to mental illness. What are the benefits and pitfalls of their public confessionals? Every morning, Martina Stawski wakes up in pain, her every joint, from jaw to knuckles, screaming its complaint. There is no cure for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, the chronic […]

“How to Know If You’re in an Emotionally Abusive Relationship” – the List

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence reports on their domestic violence fact sheets that almost 20 people are physically abused by a partner every single minute. Nationally, domestic violence hotlines across the country get about 20,800 calls every day. The numbers are staggering, and it’s very disturbing to think about all the people who live […]

Schizophrenia in a Minute

“People who suffer from Schizophrenia often experience delusions, hallucinations and display disorganized speech and behavior. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Schizophrenia. Thank you for watching.” – Dr. Ben Michaelis

“Signs You’re Not Ready to Get Married” – The List

Getting married is a big deal. People spend years planning for their big day, spending huge swaths of money and inviting everyone they know to join in the festivities. And once the wedding’s over and the thank you notes are sent, you start your new life with your main partner-in-crime by your side. From then […]

“Are Your Frugal Habits Actually Costing You in the Long Run?” – Grow

It’s safe to say that we all love a good deal—so much so that we might fall into bargain-hunting habits that seem more cost-effective than they really are. We’re talking about spending hours clipping coupons to save a couple bucks on groceries, driving to an off-your-route gas station because it’s slightly cheaper or sifting through […]

Personality Disorders in a Minute

“People who suffer from personality disorders have lifelong patterns of maladaptive behavior that gets in their way. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the different kinds of Personality Disorders and the clues clinicians use for diagnosing them. Thanks for watching!” – Dr. Ben Michaelis

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in a Minute

“People who suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder experience recurrent intrusive thoughts (obsessions), which they attempt to suppress through repetitive actions (compulsions). In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Thanks for watching!” – Dr. Ben Michaelis

“Are you Dating a Narcissist? 9 Warning Signs to Watch Out For” – Today Show

So, you think you’ve found the one? He’s witty, charismatic, attractive, and he showers you with compliments. There is a flash of excitement and everything seems perfect — except sometimes he exaggerates when he talks about his resume. And, you wish he wasn’t so condescending to your BFF. The bragging? Well, it is a turn-off. […]