Mental Health

Digital technology and virtual reality changing the face of mental health treatment

September 19, 2019

Digital technology and virtual reality changing the face of mental health treatment

Depression Mental Health

The advancement of digital technology is a boon for multiple sectors. One particular sector that has benefited and can make the most of this technology is the healthcare sector, especially the mental healthcare domain. Digital technology has a lot of potential and can help in mental health treatment. From virtual counseling to treatment across various…

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September 17, 2019

‘Rethinking Positive Thinking’ guides mental health, substance abuse patients back to optimism

Addiction Mental Health Substance Abuse

How many times have we heard the phrase “think positively?” The power of positive thinking is endorsed by motivational speakers, religious leaders, teachers, as well as our parents. If we think positively, good things will eventually happen to us. This belief was further examined by Gabrielle Oettingen, a professor of psychology at New York University and the University of Hamburg. Her research resulted in…

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Dealing with workplace stress

September 10, 2019

Dealing with workplace stress

Mental Health

If you have found yourself operating at a million miles an hour every day for your job and feel stressed, you aren’t alone. Much of today’s American workforce is dealing with work-related stress caused by a number of factors which lead to a multitude of problems. The American Institute of Stress has found that 40 percent of workers reported their jobs to be very or…

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Evolving past stigmas and providing more care options

September 06, 2019

Evolving past stigmas and providing more care options

Mental Health

An estimated 46.6 million Americans, about one in every five adults, suffer from a diagnosable mental illness in any given year. People suffering from mental health disorders have long endured the stigma which has sadly been attached to it. However, attitudes are slowly changing thanks to the surge in social media campaigns and increased awareness about the…

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How exercise can improve mental health

September 03, 2019

How exercise can improve mental health

Mental Health

It is well-known that exercise can help improve a person’s health for a number of reasons. But it isn’t just good for the heart; it’s also good for the mind. It has been found that regular exercise and physical activity can help improve a person’s mental health. Exercise can improve both health and the quality…

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