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adhd treatment in adults

ADHD Treatment In Adults

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder meaning that growth and development of the brain and central nervous system (CNS) differ from that of the general population. ADHD affects the way you think, processes emotions, and respond to your environment. ADHD is often diagnosed during childhood, with the symptoms such as distractibility, hyperactivity …

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PTSD

PTSD, the Symptoms and Causes

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition triggered by experiencing or witnessing a terrifying, stressful or distressing event. It can cause nightmares and flashbacks in which the person feels like they are re-living the traumatic moment. PTSD can also cause symptoms such as anxiety, agoraphobia, avoiding people or things that remind you …

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borderline personality disorder myths and facts

Borderline Personality Disorder: Myths and Facts

Mental health conditions like borderline personality disorder (BPD) are often misunderstood. Unfortunately, this perpetuates many myths and misconceptions about the disorder and how people with it live their lives. This is especially true in the case of affluent people.  Outsiders might think that people with borderline personality disorder are just acting up or are attention-seeking, …

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How Is Borderline Personality Disorder Treated?

We all have different ways of thinking, feeling, and navigating relationships. As humans, we all experience emotions – sometimes good and sometimes bad. All these things make us who we are. However, some people find it more difficult to regulate and manage emotions, often displaying self-destructive behaviours, making it harder for them to sustain stable …

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how does borderline personality disorder affect your life

How Does Borderline Personality Disorder Affect Your Life?

Characterised by mood swings, low self-esteem, nagging insecurities, and intense emotions, borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a complex mental health condition. Friends, loved ones, and even colleagues might find the behaviour of someone with BPD challenging to deal with. Likewise, they may label them as needy or emotional. The truth is, borderline personality disorder is …

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Spotting signs of borderline personality disorder

Spotting Signs of Borderline Personality Disorder

Although symptoms of borderline personality disorder (BPD) are often intense and volatile, it is difficult to recognise the condition in yourself or a loved one, especially if you’re unsure of what you’re looking for. Many mental health disorders and related issues such as substance abuse and self-harm often co-occur with borderline personality disorder. But sometimes, …

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Suicide and Bipolar – How to manage the risks

Suicide is the most prevalent cause of death worldwide. It is on the extreme point of the suicidal spectrum of suicidal thoughts and behaviours. This spectrum ranges from risk-taking personality to different degrees of suicidal acts and even complete suicide. It has been long debated upon that suicide is a sudden act of vulnerability, but on a deeper level of analysis, it is long-considered ideation based upon hopelessness and collective unfortunate circumstances

Addcounsel, where the wealthy come to be treated for mental health in London

Mental health illnesses have been a major cause behind preventable deaths and disease burden in the world. Specifically in the United Kingdom, 16% of the population goes through mental illnesses such as major depressive disorder, suicidal behaviours, alcohol and drug abuse and anxiety. There is a growing number of people who have mixed anxiety and depression, coming around 7% in the young population.