Emotional well being, mental health & personal development

Tag: mental health

The science of mental illness

The science of mental illness

    Image source: www.bestmastersinpsychology.com THE SCIENCE OF MENTAL ILLNESS More than 50 million Americans suffer from a mental illness or mental disorder. Because most of them are not severe and many go untreated, it may be helpful to understand the science behind what causes […]

Mental Health Research

Mental Health Research

Keen to take part in mental health research? We can all do our bit to raise awareness of mental health issues. So many of us suffer and I believe that what we know about is just the tip of the iceberg. We need to talk […]

Depression and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Depression and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

How cognitive behavioural therapy can help ease depression Depression is a mood disorder that affects how you feel and how you think. It can be debilitating leading to detachment from life. The Depression Cycle by Kennerley shows the typical cycle of depression: Depression cycle kennerley […]

The stigma of mental illness

The stigma of mental illness

The stigma of mental illness still exists although things are improving thanks to the efforts of high profile people such as Meghan and Prince Harry, Kate and Prince William, Robbie Williams, Ruby Wax etc. people are talking more about it. It seems obvious to me […]

Overcoming Low Self Esteem

Overcoming Low Self Esteem

  Try these questions to help you focus on your strengths and good points. It makes sense to focus on the good and minimise the bad. Get a pen and paper ready and write the answers down.   1) What do you like about yourself, […]

Mental health statistics

Mental health statistics

Mental health statistics and trends in mental illness: One adult in six had a common mental disorder (CMD): about one woman in five and one man in eight. Since 2000, overall rates of CMD in England steadily increased in women and remained largely stable in […]

Schizoid personality disorder

Schizoid personality disorder

Schizoid Personality Disorder People with schizoid personality disorder rarely feel there is anything wrong with them. Symptoms include an indifference to social relationships and a limited range of emotional expression. Definition The word personality describes deeply ingrained behavior patterns and the way individuals perceive, relate to, and think […]

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day

Mental health issues are still seriously overlooked yet of we paid more attention to a person’s mental health and emotional well being, I truly believe the world would be a better place. There would be less stress and anxiety and depression and we would live […]