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Using Meditation As A Depression Treatment

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Using Meditation As A Depression Treatment

Men and women are confronted with various responsibilities and difficulties that they have to deal with as a way to move ahead. And even though everyone seems to be capable of handling these issues, some finish up affected by depression. The World Health Organization describes depression as being a mental illness that literally brings about…

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Schizophrenia, Video Games And Real-life Avatars

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Schizophrenia, Video Games And Real-life Avatars

Schizophrenia is an aggressive mental disorder that materialises in early adulthood or late adolescence. This disease causes delusional episodes, personality changes, agitation, confusion, psychosis and bizarre behaviour. In layman’s terms, schizophrenics have difficulty in distinguishing between imagination and reality. As a result, they experience abnormalities in perception, content of thought and hallucinations – particularly auditory…

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3 Top Deadliest Drinks in the World

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Lots of people like a drink every now and again. And, while the majority are seen as ‘innocent’ drinks when consumed in moderation, others are downright dangerous. The following drinks should be avoided at all costs because they are certainly not going to do your body any favors and in many cases they can be…

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Unite Mind, Body And Spirit With Ayurvedic Medicine

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Unite Mind, Body And Spirit With Ayurvedic Medicine

Ayurveda is a Sanskrit term that translates to “Science (veda) of Life (ayur)”. It is an ancient medical practice, drawn from two thousand year old texts that in turn contain thousands of years’ worth of knowledge passed down through word of mouth. As the term “science of life” implies, ayurvedic practices focus not only on…

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PIP VS DLA: Where Do You Stand?

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PIP VS DLA: Where Do You Stand?

The controversial reforms in benefits for disabled people will take effect as of the 8th of April 2013; many people aged between 16 and 64 years old (people of eligible working age) are scheduled to lose their Disability Living Allowance (DLA) in place of receiving a Personal Independence Payment (PIP). Both benefit systems have good…

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Staging An Intervention For A Loved One With A Mental Illness

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Staging An Intervention For A Loved One With A Mental Illness

Mental illness is a tragedy that impacts not only the patient but the friends and loved ones as well. If someone you love is suffering from a mental illness, you likely want to do everything in your power to help them, but the first step is to help them help themselves. A common symptom of…

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Tips On Deciding Between Inpatient And Outpatient Treatment

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Tips On Deciding Between Inpatient And Outpatient Treatment

When treatment for alcohol abuse, drug addiction, an eating disorder, a mental illness, or a combination of any of these disorders, what kind of treatment is right for you? Inpatient treatment and outpatient treatment are the two main forms of formal rehab that you can utilize. What are the differences, and how can you decide…

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How To Sleep Well If You Have A Sleep Disorder

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How To Sleep Well If You Have A Sleep Disorder

A lot of people feel grumpy and they are less productive when they fail to get enough rest the night before. This isn’t just a psychological thing. It also has a lot to do with the body and its coping mechanisms. Sleep is essential because this allows the body to rest. During slumber, the body,…

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Getting Your Friend To Seek Mental Health Treatment

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Getting Your Friend To Seek Mental Health Treatment

It is not easy to admit that someone you love has a problem. If someone you care about cannot identify his or her own need for help, and you see that help really is needed, then here is a guide to getting your friend to seek mental health treatment. Can you determine the mental illness…

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3 Mental Problems Which Hinder Daily Life

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3 Mental Problems Which Hinder Daily Life

Mental illness is a very serious subject that should not be taken lightly regardless of the issues any individual is experiencing. There are many mental illnesses and disorders that contribute to hindering daily life, oftentimes making it impossible for the patient to function normally at all times. Knowing some of the more common mental problems…

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