It can be frightening to witness your loved one develop psychotic symptoms, especially when they are unaware of what's happening to them. We've asked expert psychiatrist Dr Lars Davidsson to explain what to do if you suspect that your family member is experiencing psychosis.
Schizophrenia and drug-induced psychosis are two of the commonest types of psychosis. We've asked expert psychiatrist Dr Lars Davidsson to describe the symptoms that may occur when someone is experiencing either type of the condition. Read more on how psychosis can be treated.
Those who live with adult ADHD may have problems with organising themselves and even completing household tasks. They may engage in risky behaviours or self-medicate with illegal drugs. Leading London psychiatrist Dr Utpaul Bose describes the behaviours of a person with the condition and how it may affect men and women differently.
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a widely-used talking therapy for patients with psychological conditions, and is frequently used to treat depression, anxiety, stress, and many others. Can CBT help patients on the autistic spectrum? Consultant psychologist Dr Bijal Chheda-Varma has the answers.
It's normal to feel nervous about going to the dentist but for some people, it can be a full-on debilitating dental phobia. Luckily, leading psychologist Dr Sue Peacock is here to explain how this dental fear can be overcome.
Why do depression, anxiety, and self-esteem often go together? Is self-esteem a mental health problem? Can they be treated in the same way?
All of us are capable of suffering from mental health problems, and sometimes this can lead to suicidal thoughts and feelings. These will vary in terms of their intensity and how long they last for, but if you suspect someone you know is suffering, there are things you can do and should do to help. Dr Stefania Bonaccorso, an expert psychiatrist, addresses this difficult topic and gives her advice on what to do if you are ever in a situation where someone is talking about ending their life.
Depression is a mood disorder characterised by low mood for a persistent amount of time, having a significant effect on your everyday life. However, treatments and therapies are available to help people struggling with depression to cope. Dr Abrar Hussain, a leading psychiatrist, explains in detail what depression is and what can be done to beat it.
ADHD is a well-known disorder, but most people will associate it with children who are unable to focus at school. However, ADHD is much more than this, and it is a disorder that can continue on into adulthood. Dr Lars Davidsson, a leading psychiatrist, explains how ADHD affects adults and how getting a diagnosis can really transform the lives of those living with this condition.
The power of the human mind should not be underestimated. Is it possible for the mind to make us experience physical symptoms without actually having a physical disease? Respected psychiatrist Dr Abrar Hussain has the answers…