Tourette’s Syndrome

  Tourette’s Syndrome (TS) causes people to make sounds or movements that they have no control over. These movements are called Tics. For example, a person with Tourette’s may blink constantly, or say something they didn’t try to say. Other ticks are shoulder shrugging, coughing, sniffing, swearing, and clearing your throat. Tourette’s can also cause problems … Continue reading Tourette’s Syndrome

The Link Between Anxiety and Depression

Depression is defined as “an uncomfortable mental state that may be characterized by such adjectives as blue, dejected, or discouraged”. Anxiety is defined as “a state of emotional and physical disturbance induced in a person by a real or imagined threat”. They are often said to be linked together, and I agree. When I was … Continue reading The Link Between Anxiety and Depression

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that could develop after someone experiences a traumatic event. PTSD can develop following an event that could threaten your safety, or that may look like it could threaten your safety. Most people associate PTSD with rape and battle-scarred soldiers—and military combat is the most common cause … Continue reading Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Multiple Personality Disorder

  Multiple personality disorder is a lack of     connection in feelings, memories, identity, etc. Also known as Dissociative Identity Disorder. Many people experience a very mild dissociation, causing one to daydream or “get lost” in ones own thoughts. Going beyond the mild dissociation many people experience, this where people with multiple personalities tend … Continue reading Multiple Personality Disorder

Climate change forces Alaskan fish to change breeding behavior?

The three-spined stickleback fish is a well known fish to Alaskans it has two pointy spikes on its back and it is a yellowish brown color. It is located in the Pacific Ocean and some salt water lakes near Alaska. The first recorded spotting of the stickleback was in 1964. The rates of fish being … Continue reading Climate change forces Alaskan fish to change breeding behavior?