Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry

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Unhealthy Coping Strategies You Might Want to Stop

When confronted with mental health challenges or daily stressors, individuals often develop coping mechanisms to navigate through these difficulties. Unfortunately, some of these coping strategies can turn into detrimental habits, like smoking, contributing to a cycle of negative effects on both physical and mental well-being. Avoid These Unhealthy Coping Strategies   Coping mechanisms, though initially helpful, … Read more

Anxiety Tips and Tricks You Should Know

Many people suffer from anxiety, which can take many different forms and intensities. While anxiety can be overpowering, there are several strategies and techniques that can help people cope with it while still maintaining a feeling of balance and well-being. Today, we’ll look at some practical techniques and tricks for effectively managing anxiety. Navigating the … Read more

Fatigue and You: How Prolonged Fatigue Can Affect Mental Stability

Fatigue is a natural response of the body to physical or mental exertion. However, prolonged fatigue can lead to mental instability, and in extreme cases, it can even result in depression or other psychological disorders. In this article, we’ll explore how fatigue can affect mental stability and provide some practical strategies to prevent and manage … Read more

Tackling Mental Health: Your Guide to Overcoming Depression

Depression is a complex and often challenging mental health condition that can have a profound impact on an individual’s life. According to the World Health Organization, depression affects an estimated 280 million people worldwide. However, it’s important to know that depression is a condition that can be managed and overcome. This guide offers a step-by-step … Read more

Tips for Coping with PTSD Anxiety

Individuals who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, commonly known as “PTSD,” often struggle with extreme anxiety. Extreme anxiety symptoms typically lead to unhealthy coping mechanisms, which can negatively impact not only your mental health but also your physical health. Fortunately, there are a lot of healthy and effective coping mechanisms you can try to help … Read more

Introduction and Definition of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar major depression, also known as bipolar depression, is a type of mood disorder characterized by episodes of both depression and mania or hypomania. This condition affects approximately 2.8% of the adult population in the United States and is typically diagnosed in early adulthood. The symptoms of bipolar major depression can vary widely between individuals, … Read more

Medical marijuana

By Peter Grinspoon, MD, Contributor There are few subjects that can stir up stronger emotions among doctors, scientists, researchers, policy makers, and the public than medical marijuana. Is it safe? Should it be legal? Decriminalized? Has its effectiveness been proven? What conditions is it useful for? Is it addictive? How do we keep it out of the … Read more