Mental Health and Psychology

Mental Health and Psychology

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Stress Management
At its simplest, stress management is the term that is used to cover a wide range of different techniques that will help you to lower the feelings of stress you experience in daily life...

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Anxiety
Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as fear, agitation, edginess or worry. The sense of anxiety can range from mild to severe, and the duration that it's felt varies between people als...

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Meditation
Meditation refers to a variety of mental exercises which have their origin in ancient times and became increasingly popular in the western world over the last decades. While meditating,...

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Depression
Most of us feel sad or under the weather from time to time, but depression is much more than that. If you're persistently down for weeks or months on end, it could be that you're clinic...

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Dementia
An umbrella term, dementia is actually made up of a number of conditions, all of which affect the brain. Most of the conditions which are included under dementia – such as vascular deme...

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CBT Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
A talking therapy that is sometimes referred to as an intervention, cognitive behavioural therapy is based on several psycho-social theories. Sometimes referred to as CBT for short, cog...

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Anger Management
In psychotherapy, anger management is a means of helping people to recognise the warning signs of anger and to find ways of preventing them from developing any further. At its simplest,...

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Addiction and Recovery
Addiction and recovery are two sides of the same coin. In many cases, addiction starts off at a relatively low level – misuse. If left unchecked, it may then progress to abuse. From thi...

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Grief
Put simply; grief is an emotion that comes about when we feel any significant loss. It is mostly associated with bereavement, but people feel the symptoms of grief for all sorts of othe...

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Trauma
Trauma is a bodily injury that causes a wound or a shock to the system. If a condition is caused by internal bleeding, for example – then this is known as a traumatism. In addition, it ...

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Mindfulness
In short, mindfulness is the ability to pay proper attention to the here and now. Psychologists usually describe it as living in the present moment, with less emotional energy being exp...

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Myers-Briggs Personality Test
In an attempt to work out how people view themselves and the world around them, introspective self-reporting questionnaires have been used by psychologists and psychotherapists since th...

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Positive Psychology
Positive psychology is a branch of the conventional psychological theory which has a big focus on well-being. Sometimes described as the study of what makes a life good, it aims to deal...

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Abuse
Abuse comes in many forms. It can be emotional, physical, sexual or psychological. It is something that people can do to themselves, for example, by abusing a substance or alcohol until...

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Loneliness
Loneliness is an emotional state that can occur in many different situations. In fact, some people will report that they feel lonely even if they have frequent contact with other people...

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Autism Spectrum Disorder
Sometimes referred to as ASD, autism spectrum disorder is an umbrella term for a range of developmental mental disorders. The causes of these disorders are not fully understood, but it ...

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Burnout
In terms of human beings, burnout is widely regarded as a healthcare issue. In fact, it is defined by the World Health Organisation as a syndrome, a type of condition that can be diagno...

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Eating Disorders
The term eating disorders covers a number of specific conditions which all impact on a person's ability to eat normally. This can be due to an issue with their physical health which imp...

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Breathwork
In short, breathwork is the practice of controlling one's breathing such that the emotional and physical state of the person doing it is altered. Although breathing techniques have been...
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