Sexual Anxiety and Eating Disorders

Anorexia and bulimia are terms that most people know. Most know that anorexia is referred to as the starving disease because people literally starve themselves to maintain an unrealistic body image. Most people also know that bulimia is called B…

PTSD in Addicted LGBT Individuals

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can impact every one of us no matter how strong our mental health may be. Any perceived life-threating situation or injury sustained during a traumatic incident can lead to PTSD. For those in the LGBT community,…

Gender Dysphoria and Addiction

Gender dysphoria, also known as gender identity disorder, is a mental conflict between the gender the individual best identifies with and the physical gender he was born as. Individuals with gender dysphoria feel highly uncomfortable and out of place being…

Anti-Gay Bullying and Addiction

Recently an overwhelming number of tragedies have occurred in relation to bullying. While bullies will be rude to anyone they dislike, when someone is gay they may quickly draw the attention of a bully. The combination of bullying and addiction…

Body Image, Drinking and the Gay Community

The emergence of the mass popular media in the last century has led to profound changes in the ways that people perceive themselves, each other and society as a whole. Physical appearance has become of paramount importance and is often…