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…
Feeling worried or anxious about something every once in a while is completely normal because anxiety is a natural reaction to something that is difficult or deemed a threat. However, when those feelings start to dominate your thought processes, affecting your daily life, we can start to talk about anxiety and panic. Dr Justin Sauer, a leading psychiatrist, explains what anxiety and panic attacks are and how these can be better dealt with.
Grief is a natural response to the loss of a loved one or job, poor health or the end of a relationship. Our expert psychiatrist Dr Malcolm Hawthorne discusses what to expect during the stages of grief and how and when a person should get help.
Feeling anxious is a normal reaction to a difficult or threatening situation. However, when anxiety becomes a regular occurrence in your life or a continuous problem; if it strikes in severe bouts where it feels like the world is going to end; if it is having an impact on your day-to-day life, then it is time to see a specialist. Renowned psychiatrist Dr Abrar Hussain is here to explain how to deal with anxiety disorders.