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Understanding Personality Disorders: 6 Types to Know About – HealthiNation

Some personality traits may interfere with your daily life.

Everyone has unique personality traits; some of those traits help them along while others can get them in occasional hot water. For those with a personality disorder, however, a personality trait is so severe that it impairs the person’s ability to fulfill everyday tasks and form healthy relationships.

Dr. Ben Michaelis and other experts join HelthiNation to talk about understanding personality disorders.

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Summer Blues – Fox 5 News At 10

Dr. Ben Michaelis joins Fox 5 News to talk about the signs of SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) and how to battle the summer blues.

Elon Musk: What is bipolar disorder? – Fox News

Dr. Ben Michaelis contributes to Fox News segment on bipolar disorder and its most common symptoms after Billionaire Elon Musk revealed he’s bipolar.

What Is Bipolar Disorder? What Psychiatrists Want You to Know – HealthiNation

Treatment can be lifesaving for this complicated mental illness.

Bipolar disorder is more than just, say, intense mood swings; this mental health disorder can take a dramatic toll on patients’ lives, affecting their ability to succeed at work, maintain healthy relationships, and take care of responsibilities like managing finances. It may also be more common than you think: Bipolar disorder affects approximately 5.7 million adult Americans, or about 2.6% of the U.S. population, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.

Dr. Ben Michaelis and other experts join HelthiNation to talk about Bipolar Disorder and what you need to know about this condition.

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Responsibilities of a Digital Citizen – Fox 5 News

Dr. Ben Michaelis joins Fox 5 News to talk about the responsibilities of a digital citizen and how social media interactions can affect other people’s lives.

What Happened To The Way Trump Talks – Fusion

From incomplete and incoherent thoughts to mixed-up syntax, the Trump’s speech wasn’t always this way. So, what changed? Dr. Ben Michaelis joins Fusion to weigh in.

Can Rough Commute Give You PTSD? – Fox News At 10

Dr. Ben Michaelis joins Fox 5 News to talk about how bad commute can impact your mental and physical health.

Does Bibliotherapy Work? – Fox 5 News at 6PM

Dr. Ben Michaelis joins Ernie Anastos on Fox 5 news to talk about bibliotherapy and whether it can treat anxiety or depression.

Postpartum Depression: How to Recognize the Signs – HealthiNation

Bringing home and starting a new life with a baby is often considered one of the most amazing milestones in adulthood, so feeling any sort of sadness or dissatisfaction might make you feel ashamed or guilty.

But sadness after having a baby is more common than you might think, and many women feel some extent of postpartum blues in the year after delivery. Postpartum blues may come and go shortly in the weeks after childbirth, but postpartum depression is different. It can start any time in the first year after giving birth (it may not happen ASAP), may last months or longer, and is severe enough to prevent new moms from bonding with their babies.

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Dr. Ben Michaelis and other experts join HelthiNation to talk about the signs of Postpartum Depression.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder: 7 Signs to Look For – HealthiNation

Dreary, gray skies and frigid temps can make anyone feel a bit lethargic, but seasonal affective disorder goes beyond having the winter blues or blahs. Seasonal affective disorder is a depressive episode that is triggered by seasonal changes, typically the colder months of fall and winter. (It is less common, but possible, to have seasonal affective disorder in the transition from spring to summer.)

Dr. Ben Michaelis and other experts join HelthiNation to talk about the most common signs of Seasonal Affective Disorder.

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