Alina Dillahunt

Recognizing Pediatric Bipolar Disorder: A Clinician’s Responsibility

Recognizing Pediatric Bipolar Disorder: A Clinician’s Responsibility By Alina Dillahunt Bipolar disorder is characterized by a cycle between at least one depressive episode and one manic/hypomanic episode. A manic episode is described by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder, as a period of [...]

2018-05-06T22:39:36+00:00 May 6th, 2018|

A Divided Mind: The many faces of dissociation

A Divided Mind: The many faces of dissociation By Alina Dillahunt Dissociation is a condition that can cause someone to lose memory of events, feel like an outsider watching their own life, become another person without remembering it, and can greatly affect their day-to-day functioning [...]

2018-05-06T22:39:31+00:00 May 6th, 2018|

The Science Behind Gender Identity

The Science Behind Gender Identity By Alina Dillahunt Recently, U.S. politicians in 16 states have proposed bills governing which bathroom transgender individuals are allowed to use. All attempted bills have failed and been met with great opposition. North Carolina’s legislature managed to pass a piece [...]

2017-12-12T23:56:35+00:00 December 14th, 2017|