chronic pain affects mental health

The relationship between chronic pain and mental health: According to the American Psychiatric Association (2020), chronic pain and mental health disorders co-occur; meaning, one has the potential to exacerbate the other. Many people with chronic pain have a high chance of having a mental health disorder such as anxiety, depression, PTSD, and bipolar disorder. For…

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early childhood experiences affect attachment

What is Attachment Theory? Attachment Theory explains the significance of relationships and relational bonds between people. The theory posits that people have an innate desire to establish a connection with others, emphasizing the need for early attachment between infant and parent. Attachment researchers suggest the quality or style of your relationship with a primary caregiver…

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