Category Archives: Anti Depressants-Sleeping Aid

WHY YOU CAN’T STAY AWAKE: SNORING

Snoring, of course, is the most prominent symptom of sleep apnea. I want to make it clear, however, that snoring and OSA are not synonymous. While virtually all OSA patients snore— long and loud—not everyone who snores has a clinically significant OSA problem. People who snore have been the targets of humor, and anger, for [...]

ARE THEY RELATIVES OF BDD? DIFFERENCES BETWEEN BDD AND EATING DISORDERS

However, there are some differences. One difference is that people with BDD actually look normal. People with anorexia don’t. They look emaciated—in some cases skeletal—but the more abnormal their appearance becomes, the better they think they look. As they lose weight, they often feel more satisfied and more in control of their body and their [...]

COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY FOR BDD: COGNITIVE RESTRUCTURING (COGNITIVE THERAPY) – STEPS OF THOUGHT RECORD

Core Beliefs: It can also be very helpful to identify the core beliefs that underlie the negative automatic thoughts, as these beliefs can also be unrealistic and can trigger distressing feelings. These are generally “deeper” beliefs about yourself as well as assumptions or rules that you have about your appearance. To identify core beliefs, ask [...]