Should Psychiatric Providers Prescribe Exercise?

Psychiatric providers may prescribe medications, however, the latest research suggests that they should also prescribe exercise. Why Psychiatrists Should Recommend Exercise to Their Patients Research suggests that there are 5 reasons why exercise should be prescribed to patients who have mental health issues. Exercise Can Treat Depression Exercise, in conjunction with medication or cognitive-behavioral therapy, …

Dealing With OCD Symptoms

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) involves being obsessed with something, acting compulsively, or oftentimes both. These obsessions typically occur in the form of recurrent, unwanted thoughts. However, just because you have intrusive thoughts doesn’t mean you have this disorder. The difference has to do with the degree to which a person’s life is affected by these thoughts. …

Why Young Adults Are Vulnerable To Mental Health Crises

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The pandemic has recently spotlighted children’s mental health, especially those who are unable to be in the classroom. One study looked at high school students and discovered that approximately one-third were suffering from depression. A CDC report showed that in youth between the ages of 18-24 there has been a sharp increase in suicide ideation. …