Mental Health

Mental health patients in UK and US face similar lack of treatment options

March 21, 2019

Mental health patients in UK and US face similar lack of treatment options

Mental Health

Recently, a noted U.K. daily called Independent reported that a National Health Service (NHS) patient who had to be detained for 10 days in a general hospital due to a shortage of psychiatric beds, had been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PSTD), as an outcome of this ordeal. The patient, Clarence (name changed), who is…

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Depression exerts negative influence on quality of life of patients with multiple sclerosis

March 19, 2019

Depression exerts negative influence on quality of life of patients with multiple sclerosis

Depression Mental Health

Depression and psychological distress symptoms can have a significant impact on the overall quality of life of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), revealed a recent study, conducted by researchers at the University Hospital Frankfurt, Germany. Since the symptoms of psychological distress and depression can be therapeutically targeted, the study focused on mental health disorders in…

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Coping with traumaversary

March 06, 2019

Coping with traumaversary

Depression Mental Health

While experiencing a traumatic incident can be emotionally draining it itself, it is equally difficult to deal with feelings of grief when the anniversary of the past traumatic event comes around every year. This anniversary actually transforms into a ‘traumaversary’ for a lot of people. A traumaversary can range from environmental disasters, mass shootings, terrorist…

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Dealing with high-functioning depression

February 04, 2019

Dealing with high-functioning depression

Mental Health

Megan was a 28-year old successful corporate lawyer. From the outside, it appeared that she had it all – a good job, lavish home, great circle of friends with whom she would frequently socialize and a hugely supportive family. But at the end of every day, when she would be alone, she would become relentlessly…

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