7 Ways You Can Handle Anxiety
As we settle into adulthood, it is unavoidable that every now and then, life gets at us with some of its problems. These problems can lead to anxieties and affect our mental health in the long run. Here are some ways you can handle or cope with anxiety. Anxiety is not always a disease The…
Many people are suffering from depression and anxiety because of COVID-19 – Rinret Gofwan
One of the downsides of the present change the world is experiencing because of the Coronavirus pandemic is the effect it would have on the mental health of so many people globally. Many have never been in situations
High levels of screen use associated with symptoms of anxiety in adolescence
A new study, by researchers Drs. Boers, Afzali and Conrod who are affiliated with CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Montreal...
Taraji P. Henson Opens Up On Struggle With Anxiety And Depression
American actress Taraji P. Henson has revealed that she is struggling with anxiety and depression. In a chat with SELF magazine, a health media brand, Henson said she realised her struggles with depression and anxiety about two years ago when she started having mood swings. "I struggle with depression and anxiety. I would have to say…
Letter To My Mental Illness: Dear Bipolar, Anxiety, OCD, Depression
Dear Bipolar, Anxiety, OCD, Depression, As a child, I used to think I was a superhero, having all these abilities no one else could boast of. I mean, I could have conversations with myself and 99 others, create a whole new world, have magical moments, live in a song or a movie scene; I loved…
Intensifying efforts to curb depression, anxiety, suicidal behaviour in Nigeria
Recent studies indicate that there are 800,000 suicide deaths yearly, and 76 per cent are from Low and Middle-Income Countries (LMIC) like Nigeria. However, current evidence into suicide prevention is largely based on high-income countries (HIC) and suggests more than 80 per cent of suicidal behaviour is linked to psychiatric disorders.
Depression and youth in the 21st century
nxiety, mood swing, reduced energy, fatigue, significant apathy to and diminished interests in activities, feelings of guilt, worthlessness, hopelessness, marked changes in appetite, sleep pattern and poor self-concept, all of these are symptoms of depression and were clearly exhibited by Betty, the subject in the previous article. These symptoms, remain, by clinical standard, the criteria for diagnosing clinical depression in persons.
How physical fitness prevents depression, anxiety
Are you physically fit? The answer may determine whether you will develop mental health disorders, beat obesity genes, live long healthy life, have children with better motor skills and high Intelligent Quotient (IQ).
6 Signs Your Favourite TV Show Is Affecting Your Mental Health
The television is most people’s go-to when it comes to a means our outlet of relaxation or whiling away time. But is watching your favorite TV shows hurting your mental health? According to experts, there are a number of physical and mental signs that might mean that you should take a break from a specific…
Fight worry and anxiety - Part 1
“I say unto you, Take no thought for your life” (verse 25). “Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit (18 inches) unto his stature?” (verse 27) “And why take ye thought for raiment?” (verse 28) “Therefore take no thought” (verse 31) “Take therefore no thought for the morrow” (verse 34). In this…