Depression: It’s a Word We Use a Lot, But What Exactly is It? Clack, S., & Ward,T. (2019) | The Conversation — Mark Taylor Psychology

People with depression experience symptoms that affect their mood, cognitive function and physical health. Depression is a serious disorder marked by disturbances in mood, cognition, physiology and social functioning. People can experience deep sadness and feelings of hopelessness, sorrow, emptiness and despair. These core features of depression have expanded to include an inability to […]

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Anxiety Attack Symptoms: What You Should Know To Overcome Anxiety Disorder — Self Improvement

Learning about anxiety attack symptoms is an important step in the recovery process if you suffer from an anxiety disorder. Anyone who suffers from such a disorder is certainly well versed in the types of symptoms that frequently accompany anxiety attacks; however, in order to learn to cope with and even overcome these symptoms it […]

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Alcohol Problems Often Lead to Trauma and Disrupt Relationships — ACCREDITED SENIOR PSYCHOTHERAPIST/COUNSELLOR-Dr. Fawzy Masaoud-LONDON, ENGLAND

Persons with alcohol use disorders are more likely than others with similar backgrounds to experience psychological trauma. They also experience problems with conflict and intimacy in relationships. Problematic alcohol use is associated with a chaotic lifestyle, which reduces family emotional closeness, increases family conflict, and reduces parenting abilities. PTSD symptoms often are worsened by alcohol […]

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The Ultimate 5 Mindfulness Hacks to Feel Better Instantly — Human Performance Psychology

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Our negative mind states can feel so powerful that we can easily lose sight of how quickly they can change for the better. They are significantly more malleable than you may believe. It’s no understatement to say that they’re often based on a house of cards.

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BIASES – How real is your reality? — The Backyard Psychologist

We all use stereotypes, all the time, without knowing it. And thanks to researches we now know the biggest enemy of equality – Us (whatever efforts are , they’re purely to help people in need , make your part by sharing this information so it can reach someone in need) This is a series of […]

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7 (and more) facts about Schizophrenia — Mental health from the other side

Many books, articles and blogs have discussed schizophrenia and often there are differences in terminology. As an ex-mental health nurse/ward manager and someone who has experienced a lengthy psychotic episode, this is my take on schizophrenia. Schizophrenia can be separated into positive and negative symptoms. These are not positive and negative in the way you might […]

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5 Signs It’s Social Anxiety and Not Introversion — Psych2Go

If you’re an introverted person, the chances are you prefer your own company to that of crowds and consider yourself a quiet and reserved person. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with being an introvert, but it is important to know the differences between introversion and social anxiety, as the two can easily become intertwined and mistaken […]

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The Truth About Birth Trauma Every Mother Should Know — Parenting Today

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Most people take birth trauma for granted, thinking it means the unavoidably compressive, difficult journey through the birth canal that we all wish could be easier. What is not generally known is that the pressures of birth and the interactions required of mother and child for delivery are fundamental to health. The development of the…

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How Introverts are Made to Feel There’s Something Wrong with Them — Thrive Global

It’s hard to see the cultural bias against introverts in this extrovert-biased culture until we flip the script. This FLIPPED Hare and Tortoise fable is a metaphor showing what introverts experience in this extrovert-favored world, as well as in the corporate/business culture in general. (Less than 6 minutes) How does this resonate with you? Share it…

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Things You Need To Know About Mental Health Nursing — Thrive Global

It is known that mental or intellectual fitness tends to encompass our psychological, emotional and social nicely-being. This indicates it affects how we experience, assume and behave every day. Our mental health also contributes to our choice making procedure, how we deal with stress and the way we relate to others in our lives. Emotional…

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The Abusers in Mental Health—ACCREDITED SENIOR PSYCHOTHERAPIST/COUNSELLOR -Dr.Fawzy Masaoud-LONDON, ENGLAND

Unfortunately, there are still situations where children are physically, mentally and sexually abused by their parents, caregivers, family members, family friends, teachers etc. You can’t say “Who is an abuser?” Anyone could be an abuser. This is not to scaremonger, but you cannot recognise…

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