14 Nov 2019
The workplace is one of the leading locations where people experience stress and anxiety. Employees will encounter it sometime during their career.
10 Nov 2019
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…
24 Oct 2019
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.
2 Sep 2019
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.
15 Aug 2019
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).
5 Aug 2019
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…
26 May 2019
“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…
18 May 2019
Dear, you may think you are in love with your sister's husband, but believe me, you are not. What is affecting you is the emotional support you are having from him. That is what is making you think you are in love with him. Right now, he is more of a shrink (doctor) to you;…
2 May 2019
More than seven months since the arrest and illegal detention of 15 Nigerians, including three top military officers, by the Nigerian Navy without prosecution, distraught family members of the victims said their patience is running out. To underscore the anguish families of the detainees have been going through, foremost human rights activist and lawyer, Mr.…
6 Apr 2019
What is modern mental health and how does it affect our families? It means how mental health illnesses affect us in today’s world.
27 Feb 2019
Anxiety is a mental health disorder characterized by feelings of worry, or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one's daily activities and cause the sufferer to demonstrate behavioral and functional disturbances as a result. When feeling anxious a person may have negative or disturbing thoughts. On an emotional level, one may feel scared…
20 Dec 2018
The Yuletide is here again. It is period associated with over indulgence in alcohol, drugs, unhealthy diets, late nights and sleeplessness to mention but a few. Several studies have shown that many people add on extra kilogrammes and develop chronic diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, kidney problems, stroke among others after the celebrations.…