Month: October 2019

Conquering mental health stigma

October 22, 2019

Conquering mental health stigma

Depression Mental Health

Stigma towards mental health disorders is ever-present in our society today. When it comes to people understanding mental illnesses, many people are misinformed and often not properly educated on the subject. Unfortunately, this means that, due to lack of proper information, there are still many misconceptions about people with mental illnesses that fuel negative stereotypes. These stereotypes…

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Book review: “Are You Fully Charged: The 3 Keys to Energizing Your Work and Life”

October 18, 2019

Book review: “Are You Fully Charged: The 3 Keys to Energizing Your Work and Life”

Mental Health

Most people have experienced the occasional hour – or day – when their thoughts are tangled, and their ideas are cloudy. They can’t seem to get anything done, no matter how much they try. Like a phone running low on battery, they feel sluggish, like they can power down at any moment. At night, when…

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Can smartphones predict relapses in case of schizophrenia?

October 15, 2019

Can smartphones predict relapses in case of schizophrenia?

Mental Health

According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), schizophrenia is a form of severe mental health disorder that alters the way a person behaves, thinks, or feels making them feel detached from reality. It is often accompanied by hallucinations, delusions, and other cognitive complications, which makes socializing difficult for the patient. Due to instances…

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Make these little changes to boost mental health

October 11, 2019

Make these little changes to boost mental health

Anxiety Depression Mental Health

Being physically active, drinking more water, cutting out excess sugar and carbs from the diet, eating fortified nutritious food, etc., are some of the ways one can use to enhance one’s physical health. However, to enrich overall wellbeing, it is indispensable to take care of one’s mental health as well. When talking about mental health,…

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Effects of cocaine use

October 07, 2019

Effects of cocaine use

Addiction Substance Abuse

Most people know that cocaine use is a bad idea, however, a lot of them may not know exactly why. While cocaine was originally developed as a painkiller, nowadays it is used as an addictive drug identified by multiple street names that can be snorted, ingested, and/or injected in an effort to gain a fast-acting…

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