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Posts Tagged ‘depression’ (23)

Menopause, mental health, substance abuse, and addiction

20/10/2022 | category: News

October is World Menopause Month, with the theme this year being cognition and mood. Menopause is a natural stage in a woman’s life, which brings with it a whole host of physical and emotional side effects; but is rarely openly …

World Mental Health Day, October 10th

06/10/2022 | category: News

‘Make mental health & well-being for all a global priority’ World Mental Health Day takes place on the 10th of October. An annual campaign celebrated since 1992, which aims to raise awareness around the issue. Supported by the World Health …

Why do people self-harm?

30/09/2022 | category: News

Self-harming is the deliberate act of injuring oneself. There are many ways people can do this, and any repeated low or high-risk behaviour that causes harm or injury can be considered as self-harm. Common methods include – •         Cutting, slicing, scratching, …

What is “self-care” really?

09/09/2022 | category: News

With the demands of modern-day life ever expanding. The advent of technology means it’s not easy to switch off from work, even when you are at home. It can leave us feeling like we are perpetually running, dashing from one …

Is your job affecting your mental health?

13/07/2022 | category: News

It is extremely rare to find someone who enjoys work 100% of the time. Even those of us who love what we do for a living may, at times, not feel like clocking in. The idea of having to get …

Are anxiety and depression the same?

17/06/2022 | category: News

The terms anxiety and depression are frequently used when talking about mental health. Since these are two of the most commonly occurring psychological conditions in the world, then that is to be expected. But what are they? And are they …

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

18/02/2022 | category: News

Brain stimulation therapy for the treatment of OCD In a recent study funded by the NIH (National Institute for Health), and published in the medical journal Nature Medicine, researchers captured over a 1000 hours of brain images from patients with …

Time to Talk Day – February 3rd 2022

02/02/2022 | category: News

Mental health and substance use disorders affect 13% of the world’s population, that is approximately 970 million people that are living with a problem affecting their psychological well-being. Regrettably, only half of those people will get the help they so …

The “Winter Blues” or seasonal affective disorder (SAD)?

10/01/2022 | category: News

The festive season has come and gone, and most of us are left feeling a little flat. During the excitement, parties, and all the planning that goes into the holidays, it has been easy to ignore that the days are …

Could you have Covid-19 induced PTSD?

05/11/2021 | category: News

The last 18 months have taken a huge emotional and psychological toll on most of us. Lockdown, restrictions, isolation, and strain has been felt in every sector of society. If it wasn’t the fear of the virus that stressed you …

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