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Dementia research update: What are the most recent breakthroughs?

The onset of dementia can seriously affect patients in many ways, including their ability to communicate and their memory. Each type of dementia, however, has a different progression and in some cases, other factors can be controlled to improve outcomes for patients. In this article, leading consultant psychiatrist Dr Pravir Sharma expertly explains the progression of different forms of dementia, as well as outlining the latest developments in research of the condition.

Body dysmorphic disorder: symptoms and diagnosis

Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a mental health condition in which the patient has a distorted perception of their physical appearance, becoming preoccupied with what they see as flaws, which may seem slight or non-existent to others. BDD is not uncommon, yet it often goes undiagnosed in aesthetic and surgical practices, and even in psychiatric services. Psychiatrist Dr Ayman Zaghloul explains.

The OAD Clinic: Providing world-leading alcohol addiction treatment in uncertain times

One of the many effects of the COVID-19 pandemic has been a significant increase in people's alcohol intake. In some unfortunate cases, it can lead to alcoholism. Thankfully, there are expert solutions available. Dr Oscar D'agnone, founder of The OAD Clinic, provides an in-depth look at the services the industry-leading centre offers for people with alcohol addiction.

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young people

We spoke with leading psychiatrist, Dr Regina Sala, to discuss the effects that the coronavirus pandemic has had on the mental health of young people in the UK. Find out what lifestyle recommendations may be useful to get through the current COVID-19 situation, to maintain both your mental and physical health. If you are a parent or carer, you may like to use this as a guide to help improve your child's health and wellbeing during these difficult times.

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