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.

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

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

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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Behavioral therapy may lead to lower stress in insomnia patients, says study

May 11th, 2017 | Rachael

People suffering from insomnia may experience lower stress levels and increased daytime functionality as a result of behavioral therapy. These are the findings of a study which focused on 160 adults, who were at least 30 years old and suffered from chronic insomnia. All the participants received weekly 90-minute group cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) sessions […]

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Circumstances leading to suicide – Part 4: Relationship between suicide and mental illnesses

January 6th, 2017 | Rachael

Suicide and poor mental health are intricately linked to each other. However, scientists have not been able to define a definite and quantitative relationship between the two. Not all mentally ill people think of ending their lives but most people who commit suicide are found to have been suffering from some kind of mental health […]

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Circumstances leading to suicide – Part 2: Children with ADD more likely to commit suicide

December 30th, 2016 | Rachael

Various circumstances and situations can affect one’s mental health, resulting in multiple mental disorders. As the state of mind gets influenced by various illnesses, few people may exhibit an increased risk of suicidal behavior. Among the mental illnesses, some of the potential causes of suicide can be depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and attention deficit disorder […]

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Circumstances leading to suicide – Part 1: Disturbed sleep patterns linked with suicidal tendencies

December 29th, 2016 | Rachael

The relationship between depression and suicide is complex. Not all depressed people kill themselves, but if left untreated, depression can increase the probability of someone taking one’s own life. The fact that depressed individuals may harbor suicidal thoughts does not necessarily imply that they intend to execute their thought processes. Depressed people often complain of […]

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