In order to keep you informed of the latest developments in the mental health field, our writers work hard to produce informational blogs to keep you up to date. Our blogs cover a variety of subjects relevant to mental health.

Refer to this page periodically for new blogs contributing current information on treatment and medications in the field of mental health.



Coping strategies for getting through panic attacks

Coping strategies for getting through panic attacks

March 15th, 2018 | Rachael

Is it a heart attack or a panic attack? Many a time, symptoms of a panic attack are so distressing that people feel that they are dying or going crazy. The signs and symptoms develop abruptly and usually peak within 10 minutes. Generally, panic attacks do not last more than an hour and end within […]

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Revealing depression to children: Use narration and examples to not frighten young minds

Revealing depression to children: Use narration and examples to not frighten young minds

November 28th, 2017 | Rachael

As per the latest data, nearly 44.7 million American adults were affected by mental illness in the past year, representing 18.3 percent of the population aged 18 and above. With millions of American adults struggling with the symptoms of mental illnesses, what passes unmentioned is the effect on the children of parents affected by such […]

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Ways to strike a balance between friendship and depression

Ways to strike a balance between friendship and depression

September 20th, 2017 | Rachael

People struggling with a mental disorder often tussle with apprehensions and confusion, as a result, those around them tend to avoid them. Besides feeling utterly desolated and withdrawn from their loved ones, severe levels of distress tends to fall heavy upon their relationships, life, career, etc. Being a crippling disease, depression and anxiety have wrecked […]

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Impact of stress - Part 2: Leads to pathological anxiety

Impact of stress – Part 2: Leads to pathological anxiety

August 23rd, 2017 | Rachael

Stress begets more stress. Many people often end up being chronically entangled with stress that may not seem to cease. Whatsoever may be the source of stress, almost everyone has to follow the same modus operandi for the alleviation of this problem. Some scientists believe that the human beings are not capable of dealing with […]

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Oppositional defiant disorder in adults

Oppositional defiant disorder in adults

June 27th, 2017 | Rachael

A majority of children often throw tantrums every now and then, often expressing their denial through anger and irritability. However, this kind of behavior is considered a normal part of growing, and thus, often ignored by parents. But, when these children grow up to be adults who lose their temper regularly, it could be the […]

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School-based programs may help improve mental health in children, finds study

School-based programs may help improve mental health in children, finds study

June 15th, 2017 | Rachael

It is a fact that things learned in school tend to stick forever in life. Therefore, a lot of emphasis is given to impart good values, ethics, education, culture and etiquettes to children in school so that they grow to become more cultured and well behaved in later years. But, school education should not just […]

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Understanding various eating disorders

Understanding various eating disorders

February 8th, 2017 | Rachael

Many people are of the view that eating disorders are a result of lifestyle habits and choices. Though this notion holds true to some extent, the severity and impact of eating disorders are usually not discussed openly. Such disorders can be serious and even fatal, at times. They are characterized by irregular eating habits accompanied […]

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Make resolutions that lead to a stress-free work life

Make resolutions that lead to a stress-free work life

January 16th, 2017 | Rachael

Making major life resolutions can come to be a browbeating task as one needs to make commitments, routinely follow through with them while sometimes questioning the purpose of making such resolutions every year. According to a landmark paper published in 1953, Radioisotopes – New keys to knowledge by Dr. Paul C. Aebersold, every atom in […]

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Healthy diet is paramount for sound mental health

Healthy diet is paramount for sound mental health

January 9th, 2017 | Rachael

Various studies have shown that a healthy diet helps improve mental health. Diet is as important to mental health as it is to one’s physical well-being. A healthy diet can boost the body’s immune system and provide the nutrition needed for the proper functioning of the organs. Good nutrition in the first three years helps […]

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Liver disorder increases risk of depression in young adults: Study

Liver disorder increases risk of depression in young adults: Study

December 12th, 2016 | Rachael

Depression is a common mental disorder among teens and young adults in the United States. Mental disorders during adolescence can have a huge impact on the emotional and physical health of a growing teen and can lay the foundation of many chronic illnesses in adolescents. According to a recent study, “Liver transplantation and adolescence: The […]

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