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Bipolar Disorder

September 23rd, 2014  |  by  |  published in Bipolar Disorder | Leave A Comment »

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder, also called manic-depressive illness, is characterized by an alternating pattern of emotional highs (mania) and lows (depression).   Periods of mania and depression are called episodes, which can last for days, months or, sometimes, even years.   The intensity of the associated signs and symptoms during an episode varies. There may be periods […]

What is Schizophrenia?

September 23rd, 2014  |  by  |  published in Schizophrenia | Leave A Comment »

What is Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is a chronic and often debilitating brain disease, which is an impairment of thinking in which the interpretation of realitz is abnormal.   It affects approximately 1% of the population worldwide. Schizophrenia has a genetic component. Environmental factors such as stress may also play a role in its development.   Signs and Symptoms of Schizophrenia Schizophrenia […]

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

September 20th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Types of Depression | Leave A Comment »

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

We all have habits, patterns and routines that help us stay clean, healthy and safe. We wash our hands before eating. We lock the doors and turn off the oven before leaving the house. Humming a favourite song while working, reading before bedtime or laying out clothes for the next day, may be comforting rituals. […]

Treatment to Panic Disorder

September 20th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Panic Disorder, Treatment | Leave A Comment »

Treatment to Panic Disorder

What treatments are available? Fortunately, most individuals who seek treatment for Panic Disorder and other anxiety disorders see significant improvement and enjoy a better quality of life. A variety of treatment options exist including cognitive-behavioural theraphy, exposure theraphy, anxiety management and medications. One, or a combination of these, may be recommended. It is important to […]

Panic Disorder

September 19th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Panic Disorder | Leave A Comment »

Panic Disorder

We have all experienced that gut-wrenching fear when suddenly faced with a threatening or dangerous situation. Crossing the street as a car shoots out of nowhere, losing a child in the playground or hearing someone scream fire in a crowded theater. The momentarz panic sends chills down our spines, causes our hearts to beat wildly, […]

Treatment to Schizophrenia

September 18th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Schizophrenia, Treatment | Leave A Comment »

Treatment to Schizophrenia

Antipsychotic medications have been available since the 1950s and have greatly improved the outlook for patients.   These earlier antipsychotic drugs are often very effective in treating certain symptoms of Schizophrenia, particularly hallucinations and delusions. Unfortunately, these drugs may not be as helpful with other symptoms, such as reduced motivation and emotional expressiveness. At the […]

Symptoms of Schizophrenia

September 18th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Schizophrenia, Symptoms of Depression | Leave A Comment »

Symptoms of Schizophrenia

Usually with Schizophrenia, the person´s inner world and behaviour change notably. Behaviour changes might include the following: Social withdrawal Depersonalization (intense anxiety and a feeling of being unreal) Loss of appetite Loss of hygiene Delusions Hallucinations (hearing or seeing things that aren´t there) The sense of being controlled by outside forces   A person with […]

Schizophrenia

September 18th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Schizophrenia, Types of Depression | Leave A Comment »

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia, is a mental disorder that makes it hard to: Tell the difference between what is real and not real Think clearly Have normal emotional responses Act normally in social situations The first signs of Schizophrenia often appear as confusing, or even shocking, chanegs in behaviour. People with Schizophrenia often go on to suffer terrifying […]

The Mind-Body Connection: The Science Behind Consciously Controlling Your Immune System

July 16th, 2014  |  by  |  published in About, Our Body | Leave A Comment »

The Mind-Body Connection: The Science Behind Consciously Controlling Your Immune System

The results of a study conducted with the use of Wim Hof method suggest that a person can learn to consciously control his immune responses. Wim Hof is a Dutch world record holder who is famous worldwide for his ability to resist cold. For this incredible invulnerability to cold, he was commonly nicknamed “the Iceman”. Scientists […]

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

May 19th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Types of Depression | Leave A Comment »

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

We all have habits, patterns and routines that help us stay clean, healthy and safe. We wash our hands before eating. We lock the doors and turn off the oven before leaving the house. Humming a favourite song while working, reading before bedtime or laying out clothes for the next daz, maz be comforting rituals. […]


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