Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry

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Parenting Mistakes that Might Affect Your Childs’ Mental Health

Parenting Mistakes that Might Affect Your Childs' Mental Health

Life comes with many challenges and risks. That goes the same for entering parenthood. Becoming a parent comes with challenges that are sometimes uncontrollable. While others are the result of controllable mistakes that can ultimately affect your child’s mental health in a bad way.  Parenting is like being on a rollercoaster — you might be … Read more

Social Isolation: How It Affects Mental Health

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Since the start of the pandemic, many individuals are forced to quarantine, stay on lockdown, and have social distance inside their houses, condos, apartments, etc. This physical distancing is essential to slow down the spread of the virus. However, long periods of social distancing can affect your mental health — both for the better and for the worse.

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Tips to Reduce The Anxiety of People Who Suffer from GAD

Tips to Reduce The Anxiety of People Who Suffer from GAD

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is associated with excessive and constant concern about a variety of topics. GAD sufferers have a hard time controlling their anxiety.

Many individuals with GAD do not really know how to end the anxiety loop and believe that is beyond their power. They also believe that they can not control their anxiety and that their anxiety controls them. This can lead to several issues, one of which is stress.  When anxiety is acute and stress levels are high, some people will find it difficult to carry out even the most basic daily tasks. 

Additionally, many people with GAD will avoid situations due to their anxiety, which will cause them to miss out on opportunities.

So, how can they alleviate or reduce their anxiety so as to not miss out on anything?

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Self-Diagnosis: Why You Shouldn’t Do It

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On this day, not everyone is privileged enough to get proper help from a professional. This would lead people to reach out to Google to search for their symptoms to reach a conclusion on their illness and start to self-diagnose themselves. Some can afford to get proper help but choose not to for personal reasons. Self-diagnosing is very dangerous and we are going to list down why they are not only dangerous but not advisable.

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Understanding The Value Of Proper Mental Health

A person’s mental health is one of the most valuable assets that they can have. Without proper care, you could become a nervous wreck or develop various long term mental illnesses. These include depression, PTSD, and anxiety. But what exactly does it mean to have proper mental health. We’re going to be exploring this in today’s article.

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Understanding Tourette’s Syndrome

What is Tourette’s Syndrome?

Tourette’s Syndrome is a disorder that can affect 1 in 162 people and can easily affect a person’s social life. This disorder is characterized by several “tics” that happen daily. These tics are actions that a patient repeats over and over again over the course of their life. These tics can manifest in either actions or vocalizations. 

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Understanding Your Angsty Teenager

Every parent’s concern is their children’s success in life and it can be hard to tell whether your child is succeeding. Especially if he or she is shut in and angry at you for no reason at all. Many parents become frustrated because of their children’s behavior as soon as they hit their teen years. Parents sometimes forget that this is part of a normal teenager’s development and it is important to understand what your teenager is going through. 

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What Parents Should Know About Teen Mental Health

Keeping a watchful eye on your teen’s mental health is just as important as monitoring his or her physical health. Mental health issues often emerge during various tumultuous growth and change that accompany adolescence. During these years of transitioning, teens can easily get overwhelmed with all the pressures and issues they encounter. These factors often contribute to mental health disorders which can be life-threatening.

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