Many people have misconceptions about life inside a psychiatric hospital. This article clarifies some of that information with reality-based examples.
The myth of the San Antonio Mental Asylum has been discovered. People from all over have come to see the haunted asylum, haunted it may have been, but was it a mental asylum.
Do you know how psychosis or neurosis are defined, on a medical level, what the signs and symptoms are, or how they are treated? Simple definitions and the differences between the two are highlighted below.
Ouija boards and exorcisms. Are they real? Or do they come from abnormal psychology and psychiatry? Do our brains control abnormal behavior? What is pareidolia? God helmets? Iotrogenic behavior?
What is schizophrenia and what is dissociative identity disorder? Aren't they the same thing?
In this article, I talk about how stress develops and how this effects how we live and give some advice and treatment on solving stress.
Has psychiatry brought benefits to people suffering from schizophrenia? Evidence is presented from studies 1.comparing recovery rates in the under-developed world with those in the west; 2.comparing progress over the last 100 years in psychiatry with that achieved in other medical specialisms; 3....
Having a bipolar disorder diagnosis does not mean you have to stop living, you can learn to live with bipolar and enjoy your life to the fullest. Treatment options are available for this disorder.
Imagine being buried in your home by your own junk with excessive items and trash everywhere. Is hoarding a mental illness? Or a case of being a slob? How does someone become a hoarder?
Interesting facts for service users about psychiatrists in the UK