Understanding psychosis

Understanding psychosis

The conditions that affect the mind are described as psychosis, where there has been some loss of contact with reality. When someone becomes ill in this way it is called a psychotic episode. During a period of psychosis, a person’s thoughts and perceptions are...

Traumatic events are common, and most people will experience at least once during their lives. WHAT IS TRAUMA? Trauma is the experience of severe psychological distress following any terrible or life-threatening event. Trauma survivors may develop emotional...
What do you need to know about Depression?

What do you need to know about Depression?

Nearly everyone has felt depressed, sad, or down in the dumps at one time or another. Feeling depressed can be a normal reaction to a stressful event, such as when one suffers a loss or endures another of life’s various struggles or stresses. Sometimes, however, these...
Antidepressants

Antidepressants

Antidepressants are a variety of medications used in the treatment of depression and other mental health conditions and are one of the most commonly prescribed medications around. Antidepressants were first developed in the 1950s. Their use has become progressively...