Depression

Is alcohol a stimulant or depressant?

Is alcohol a stimulant or depressant?

Introduction For many of us, alcohol consumption is a normal part of life. Yet while we may happily drink it, we may not really know what alcohol does to us. For example, if asked the question ‘is alcohol a stimulant or depressant?’ many of us might say something...

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Pornography and Depression: is there a link?

Pornography and Depression: is there a link?

We know for a fact that porn has been around ever since the 19th century. More specifically, pornographic materials have become popular shortly after we began perfecting photography and motion pictures. This doesn’t come as a surprise, given that pornography satisfies...

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Neuropsychotherapy: How it can help anxiety and depression

Neuropsychotherapy: How it can help anxiety and depression

Neuropsychotherapy is an approach to mental health counselling that considers the relationship between the mind, brain, body, environment, social interaction, and well-being. Neuropsychotherapy theorises that the best way to improve the health of the brain is to...

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How to Find a Psychologist that is Right For You

How to Find a Psychologist that is Right For You

We get by with a little help from our friends - and sometimes this includes a psychologist. If you're feeling overwhelmed while trying to manage challenging situations or emotions that seem to be difficult to handle, you may need to find a trained professional to help...

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Talking about Anxiety with your Doctor?

Talking about Anxiety with your Doctor?

#Anxiety, #depression, #doctor, #GP, #start a conversation, #take the first step Due to our present set of circumstances such as COVID and the associated work-life challenges many of us are enduring, you will discover how depression, anxiety, bipolar, and other mental...

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Are you Doomed to be Unhappy?

Are you Doomed to be Unhappy?

Happiness is a state of wellness in which a person feels a sense of deep satisfaction and meaningfulness in their life. A happy person is one who experiences positive emotions such as joy and excitement more regularly than negative emotions like sadness, anxiety and...

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A Guide to Understanding and Beating Depression

A Guide to Understanding and Beating Depression

Source: pexels.com Given that there are nearly 322 million depression sufferers worldwide, it’s obvious that now, more than ever, we need to be mindful of our mental health. [1] But how can we prevent or beat depression when we’re constantly under pressure to achieve...

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Easing Depression: 5 Creative Things You Can Do

Easing Depression: 5 Creative Things You Can Do

Each of us is going to go through difficult moments in life. Whether it’s the death of a loved one or an ugly breakup, the hardships that we sometimes face can have a significant impact on our overall sense of well-being. But even though most of us are resilient...

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Understanding the Risk of Teenage Girls and Depression

Understanding the Risk of Teenage Girls and Depression

Statistically, depression is among the most common mental health disorders, affecting millions of people of all ages from around the world. But the worst part is that the younger generation seems to be the most vulnerable group. Teenage girls, especially, seem to have...

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