What is Mental Health – Key Concepts in Mental Health

By: Ashley
17/04/2017
Definition Mental health is defined as a state or condition on which an individual feels a sense of well-being. This gives him or her the capacity to live life in...

What is Social Anxiety

By: Ashley
16/04/2017
Social anxiety disorder symptoms can vary. Some individuals may only suffer from a specific fear such as eating or drinking, speaking, or writing if others are around or watching. Some...

The Types of Depression

By: Ashley
15/04/2017
Depression can take many forms. Seasonal affective disorder, clinical depression, and bipolar depression and postpartum depression are all commonly diagnosed types of depression. Conditions such as substance abuse or an...

The Most Common Obsessive-Compulsive Behaviors

By: Ashley
14/04/2017
When people are obsessed at avoiding being dirty or contaminated, they frequently wash their hands and feet, clean and bathe their bodies. They do not feel comfortable about bodily waste...

Tips on Taking Care of Mental Health

By: Ashley
13/04/2017
Mental health issues affect nearly 15% of the population. This data can be alarming, considering that 2/3 of those diagnosed with mental disorder remains untreated. While mental disorders are sometimes...

Taking Control of Mental Illness

By: Ashley
12/04/2017
We are told that mental illnesses occur because of our genes, our upbringing, our personality, our temperament, our lifestyle and we can do nothing about them. Stress or no stress,...

Symptoms of Post-traumatic stress disorder

By: Ashley
11/04/2017
During World War Two, a strange phenomenon called “Battle Fatigue” affected many veterans after they returned home from combat zones in Europe and the Pacific. Today, we know this condition...

Understanding Single Parent Psychology and Mental Health

By: Ashley
10/04/2017
Extramarital pregnancy, divorce, and abandonment of one parent are some reasons why there are single parents. What most people don’t know is, these occurrences are life-changing as they can be...

Remembering the Terror

By: Ashley
09/04/2017
A form of anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is sometimes formed after someone has experienced a very terrifying ordeal, usually where serious physical damage could or did occur to...

3 Major Focuses of Recovery for Optimized Mental Health

By: Ashley
08/04/2017
Focus on the Individual The focus of recovery should be on the person or the individual and not the process of treatment. There is a constant shift in the manners...