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Mental Health

Different Mental Health Care Professionals – An Overview

Dealing with emotional problems, difficult circumstances and mental health issues is exasperating. It is not unusual for people to seek help. However, the variety of mental health professionals with similar-sounding names makes deciding from whom to seek help a daunting task. Psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, etc are all part of the mental health care team with […]

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Mental Health

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder [ADHD]: The Problem and Solution

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder [ADHD] is a brain-based disorder affecting people across age groups, genders and socio-economic backgrounds. As per the Harvard/NIMH survey, it affects about 11% of all children and 4.4% adults. Despite common belief, ADHD is not caused by poor parenting, familial issues, moral degradation, or even excess sugar; rather it is a […]

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Mental Health

Simple Steps for Anxiety Free Life

Fear is one of the most powerful emotions; having a remarkable effect on the mind and body. Anxiety is a type of fear too; a thought or threat of something going wrong in the future, rather than right now. Anxiety if short-lived does not cause much harm but if it persists for a long time […]

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Suicide: Rising Menace and Prevention

The World Health  Organization [WHO] estimates that each year about one million people die from suicide, a figure equivalent to someone dying of suicide every 40  seconds. It is not a malady confined to old age in fact rates among young people have increased to such an extent that suicide is now one of the […]

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Depression

Depression: A Known Issue with a Solution

Depression (major depressive disorder) is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think, and how you act.  Fortunately,  it is also treatable. Depression causes feelings of sadness and/or a  loss of interest in activities once enjoyed. It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems […]

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Mental Health

Telepsychiatry: A Best-Kept Secret?

Telepsychiatry services quickly reached the mainstream. There a few telepsychiatry platforms being used and continue to need psychiatrists as providers and beta-testers for their web-based telepsychiatry platforms.  I found the best practice to be a 1-stop application that saves you time and money without sacrificing the safe and effective delivery of quality care. Whether you […]