Phobias are emotional reactions that often interfere with one’s life on a chronic basis or acutely when the person is confronted with certain situations. While everyone has fears, people afflicted with phobias will...
Living with mental illness - the personal story of my brother and his continuing struggle with Bipolar and undiagnosed Aspergers. I believe my brother is autistic, but how can I prove it?
An informative article about some phobias that sufferers might experience from sunrise to sunset.
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.
Many people have misconceptions about life inside a psychiatric hospital. This article clarifies some of that information with reality-based examples.
What is schizophrenia and what is dissociative identity disorder? Aren't they the same thing?
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?
This article reviews some of the research literature about mood stabilizers in general, and lithium in particular. It is concluded that mood stabilizers do not (as their name would suggest) maintain mood within certain...
Interesting facts for service users about psychiatrists in the UK
There are a variety of medication to treat depression out on the medication however understanding the different classes of antidepressants will go a long way to getting you the help for depression.