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10 Mar 2021
Schizoid Personality Disorder - CBT Kenya
Schizoid Personality Disorder – CBT Kenya

Schizoid Personality Disorder – CBT Kenya People with personality disorders have long-standing patterns of thinking and acting that differ from what society considers usual or normal. The inflexibility of their personality can cause great distress, and can interfere with many areas of life, including social and work functioning. People with personality disorders generally also have...

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04 Mar 2021
Separation anxiety disorder - CBT Kenya
Separation anxiety disorder – CBT Kenya

Separation anxiety disorder – CBT Kenya It’s completely normal for children, especially in very young children, to experience some degree of separation anxiety. In contrast, separation anxiety disorder is excessive worry or anxiety that goes beyond that expected for the child’s developmental level. Separation anxiety is considered a disorder if it lasts at least a...

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27 Feb 2021
Histrionic personality disorder - CBT Kenya
Histrionic personality disorder – CBT Kenya

Histrionic personality disorder – CBT Kenya Histrionic personality disorder is characterized by constant attention-seeking and emotional overreaction. People with this condition tend to over dramatize situations, which may impair relationships and lead to depression. Yet they are highly suggestible, easily susceptible to the influence of others. Dealing with a person who suffers from this personality disorder can get...

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17 Feb 2021
Reactive Attachment Disorder in Children - CBT Kenya
Reactive Attachment Disorder in Children – CBT Kenya

Reactive Attachment Disorder in Children – CBT Kenya When a baby is born, he or she has physical and safety needs that must be met quickly and consistently. But infants and young children also have emotional needs as well. They need to be nurtured, comforted by a stable and responsive caregiver who can provide a...

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23 Jan 2021
Is self harm a mental illness? CBT Kenya
Is self harm a mental illness? CBT Kenya

Is self harm a mental illness? CBT Kenya Self-harm, or self-mutilation is the act of deliberately inflicting pain and damage to one’s own body. Self-harm most often refers to cutting, burning, scratching, and other forms of external injury. It can, however, also include internal or emotional harm, such as consuming toxic amounts of alcohol or...

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12 Jan 2021
Dissociative Identity Disorder - CBT Kenya
Dissociative Identity Disorder – CBT Kenya

Dissociative Identity Disorder – CBT Kenya Dissociative identity disorder is characterized by a person’s identity fragmenting into two or more distinct personality states. People with this condition are often victims of severe abuse. Some people describe this as an experience of possession. The person also experiences memory loss that is too extensive to be explained...

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31 Dec 2020
Emotional Detachment Disorder - CBT Kenya
Emotional Detachment Disorder – CBT Kenya

Emotional Detachment Disorder – CBT Kenya This is a psychological condition in which a person is not able to fully engage with their feelings or the feelings of others. For some people, being emotionally detached helps protect them from unwanted drama, anxiety, or stress. For others, the detachment isn’t always voluntary. It’s instead the result...

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21 Dec 2020
What Is Cyclothymia Mood Disorder? CBT Kenya
What Is Cyclothymia Mood Disorder? CBT Kenya

What Is Cyclothymia Mood Disorder? CBT Kenya The mood swings associated with cyclothymia are not as extreme as those that come with bipolar disorder: Those with bipolar disorder experience intense symptoms that meet clinically criteria for the diagnoses of mania and major depression. While those with cyclothymia experience milder “ups and down,” described as hypo...

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15 Dec 2020
Avoidant Personality Disorder - CBT Kenya
Avoidant Personality Disorder – CBT Kenya

Avoidant Personality Disorder – CBT Kenya A person who has an avoidant personality disorder is aware of being uncomfortable in social situations and often feels socially inept. Despite this self-awareness, comments by others about your shyness or nervousness in social settings may feel like criticism or rejection. This is especially true if you are teased,...

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04 Dec 2020
Narcissistic Personality Disorder - CBT Kenya
Narcissistic Personality Disorder – CBT Kenya

Narcissistic Personality Disorder – CBT Kenya People with this condition have an inflated idea of themselves and a need for lots of attention from other people. It’s human nature to be selfish and boastful now and then, but true narcissists take it to an extreme. They also don’t value others’ feelings or ideas and ignore...

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