Anthropophobia: The Fear of People

Anthropophobia is an often temporary social phobia that commonly affects adolescents. It is distinguished from misanthropy by its moral and philosophical side, which is not a phobia. It’s defined as a “fear of people” and is common among 13-18 year olds, for whom the slightest social contact can quickly seem insurmountable. The symptoms of anthropophobia […]

CBD Oil For Autism– A Compressive Guide

By Tina Richardson A growing number of studies highlight how CBD for autism may help treat symptoms associated with the developmental disorder, and cognitive impairment. As medical research continues to shed light on the medicinal benefits of the cannabis plant, one naturally-occurring compound, has drawn the attention of the public — namely cannabidiol (CBD), a […]

CBD Oil for Alzheimer’s & Dementia, Fact and Fiction

CBD for Alzheimer’s and neurodegenerative diseases is currently being examined by the medical community. There is no hard evidence showing that CBD or CBD products can stop, prevent or slow the progression of Alzheimer’s. However, CBD has been shown to be effective in treating some of the most common behavioral symptoms of the disease, such […]

Using CBD for OCD: Why (and How) It’s Effective

In recent years, scientific research has been able to confirm that the anxiety disorder Obsessive-compulsive Disorder (OCD) is more common than originally thought. According to recent reports by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 1.2% of all US adults have been diagnosed with OCD – with over 80% of the affected suffering moderate to […]

Is ADHD a mental health disorder

By Eric Van Buskirk Attention Deficit Disorder with or without Hyperactivity, commonly called ADD or ADHD, is a mental disorder. The National Institute of Mental Health and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) give guidelines for professionals and it is challenging to diagnose. ADHD affects around 3 to 5% of children worldwide, […]