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

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

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

How the Internet Affects your Mental Health

The majority of us spend a significant amount of time browsing, scrolling, and chatting on the internet. But, can excessive internet and social media use harm our mental health? Yes, the amount of time we spend on the internet and on social media has a big impact on our mental health. While technology is useful … Read more

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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What You Can Do About Irregular Mood Swings

Have you ever felt happy one moment and depressed the next? Well you are not alone. Nearly 10% of all adults in the US experience some form of mood swing disorder. That is nearly 33 million people in the US alone. And the majority of them can be teenagers and adults in the age range of 30-50. Luckily for the 33 million who do experience irregular mood swings, there are a few great ways you can deal with it.

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Why Mental Health Awareness Matters

A person’s mental health is one of the most valuable things they can have. Having good mental health lets you get through the day without any issues and tackle problems effectively. But do you really understand the impact mental health awareness has on you, your family and friends?

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