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Changing the Stigma on Mental Health

Stigma and Mental Health Stigma- A negative stereotype. Mental Health – conditions that affect your mood, thinking and behavior Society’s Acceptance – Very Low Why? – Ignorance and a lack of Empathy Being diagnosed with a condition that affects the brain, which one has no control over, leaves so many answered and unanswered questions by…

Through the Looking Glass

Embracing the “Failure” of Relapse Let’s get something straight relapse is not part of the process! It does happen often but let’s not get confused. Now if perhaps, you do relapse in recovery there is always something you can learn from this. “It’s failure that gives you the proper perspective on success.” – Ellen DeGeneres.…

Psychiatrist Calls for Caution with the use of Medicinal Cannabis in Minors

A state or territory has authorized the use of cannabis for medicinal or recreational purposes should not be an incentive for parents of adolescents to view with good eyes the consumption of this plant in their children, according to the American psychiatrist Robert Moran, specialist in the treatment of addictions. “The brain of an adult…

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Is TMS Therapy better for depression than ECT?

When patients with severe mental depression or suicidal tendencies do not receive satisfactory results from standard treatments, they have to cure their clinical depression with cranial therapies as the best possible options and alternatives. Cranial Therapies Therapies for brain stimulation play a significant role in the treatment of severe mental disorders. These therapies involve activation…

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ADHD Treatment Plan

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a condition with behavioral symptoms such as hyperactivity, inattentiveness and impulsive actions. Symptoms of this disorder can be noticed at an early age when children start their schooling phase. Majority of such cases get diagnosed between the ages of six and twelve. Symptoms do improve as children grow older…