Month: September 2019

Confidentiality can be threatened by legality

September 27, 2019

Confidentiality can be threatened by legality

Mental Health

The nature of mental health treatment frequently means that a patient’s personal information is often shared as a part of the therapeutic process. However, though this sharing between a client and a mental health professional is usually understood to be confidential, there are exceptions. It will be in the best interest of both the parties…

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The mental health benefits of expressive writing

September 26, 2019

The mental health benefits of expressive writing

Mental Health

Writing helps us learn, process and in some cases, it can be highly therapeutic as it benefits our physical and psychological health. Expressive writing can be extremely helpful for those in recovery from a mental health disorder, addiction, or co-occurring conditions as it enables a person to be able to express their thoughts creatively and…

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Top 5 mental health issues college students face

September 25, 2019

Top 5 mental health issues college students face

Addiction Dual Diagnosis Mental Health

For most people, college is their first foray into the “real world.” The sudden influx in responsibilities and social pressures can be overwhelming, leading to anxiety, depression, and substance abuse issues, to cope. These problems if left untreated can lead to multiple complications like compromised academic performance, isolation, and in extreme circumstances, suicide ideation and…

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Driven to distraction at work? This book offers the help you need

September 24, 2019

Driven to distraction at work? This book offers the help you need

Mental Health

Most individuals are hard workers, working non-stop through the day and getting as much work done as possible. The problem arises when a person is distracted. Maybe they are sent a funny picture and end up falling into the never-ending rabbit hole of the internet. Maybe they are preoccupied by the sheer number of things…

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Understanding schizoid personality disorder

September 20, 2019

Understanding schizoid personality disorder

Mental Health

For most people, being social and engaging with others is a daily activity that one looks forward to. However, for some, such interactions are undesirable and usually sidestepped whenever possible. Such a person may be suffering from schizoid personality disorder, in which they may disengage from relationships with others. Instead, the person will often prefer…

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