Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry


Depression and How It Affects Children

Depression is said to be one of the silent killers in society. It can affect all people no matter what their economic status is, their gender or their age. Even children today do experience depression and the negative effects it entails. Some people think that depression only affects older people as they may have a … Read more

Study shows that stress can “shrink” the brain

It is common knowledge that overworking yourself can cause stress, which can then lead to headaches, mood swings, fatigue, and nausea— all of these being regular symptoms of stress. They might seem like minor issues that would not need much tending to, but what’s not common knowledge is that if your levels of stress are … Read more

The Benefits of Music Therapy

Music has long been known to help provide ease to those experiencing certain levels of anxiety or stress, but studies show that music is not speculated to only provide comfort. The effects of music can soothe the mind especially in its most heightened moments, such as those with anxiety or panic disorders. These effects include: … Read more

What is Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is a mental wellness problem that is normally detected in late teenage years or very early adulthood, although signs might appear earlier than this in some circumstances. The condition affects roughly 1 % of the populace and is frequently a drastically disabling problem. Although the understanding of schizophrenia gets on the surge, many thanks to … Read more

Study links very early birth to introversion, neuroticism, risk aversion in adulthood

Babies born very premature or severely underweight are at heightened risk of becoming introverted, neurotic, and risk averse as adults, according to a press release from BMJ published by EurekaAlert. Condensed from research material published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood (Fetal & Neonatal Edition), the BMJ article says that this personality profile may … Read more

Climbing Trees Can Improve Cognitive Ability, Study says

Climbing a tree and balancing on a beam can dramatically improve cognitive skills, according to a study recently conducted by researchers in the Department of Psychology at the University of North Florida (UNF). “This research suggests that by doing activities that make us think, we can exercise our brains as well as our bodies,” said … Read more