Category Archives: General Psychiatry

Depression – Defeating the Social Stigma

“I am so depressed!” This statement is used so often that we have become desensitized to its seriousness. Every one of us feels sad at times. When we are dealing with the loss of a loved one or common everyday struggles, we can feel overwhelmed, hopeless and alone but sometimes these feelings can become far… Read more »

5 Reasons for Group Therapy

Group therapy and mental health support groups have been beneficial to millions of people for more than 50 years. In fact, studies that compared group psychotherapy to individual therapy found that group therapy has been just as effective – and, in some cases, more effective. Group psychotherapy is a specific therapy in which a small number… Read more »

Adult ADHD – 5 Things to Feel More in Control

Most of us tend to think of children as being the most likely to have Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), however adults can suffer from the affliction as well. In fact, all adults who have ADHD had the disorder as children. Although anyone can at times be inattentive, impulsive, or hyperactive, adults with ADHD experience these symptoms… Read more »

Psychosis and Schizophrenia – An Overview

Psychosis is a severe mental disorder in which thought and emotions are so impaired that people who are afflicted with it lose contact with external reality. It is a symptom, rather than a mental illness in and of itself. In some cases, other mental illnesses cause psychosis. These include schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, dementia and borderline… Read more »

Coping Skills for Mental Illness and More

Finding the strategy or strategies that help you frame your thinking so that you can live more comfortably day to day is key to safeguarding and improving your mental health. Although it might take some time to discover what works best, it’s essential to your well-being and overall quality of life that you find coping… Read more »

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