Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

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                                           Photo by Ray Hennessy on Unsplash SAD is about three times more common in women than it is in men, but men report more severe symptoms. SAD is most common in women during the years when they can ha...
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Eating Disorder Awareness Week

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 Eating disorders affect 1 in 50 people in the UK. The most common eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder and bulimia nervosa. In the UK, more than 725,000 men and women are affected by eating disorders. Recovery is possible, but we rely on our GPs to spot early warning signs that may have nothing to do with a person'...
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What is Acute Stress Disorder ?

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Acute stress reaction signs are similar to Acute Stress Disorder, these signs develop quickly over minutes or hours because you are responding to that stressful event but these signs settle fairly quickly.  No treatment may be needed, as signs usually go once the stressful event is over and you deal with it.  Understan...
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Uncertainty - A deeper dive

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Taking a deeper dive into the experience of uncertainty. Raheem Sterling steered in Luke Shaw's cross after 75 minutes. As we continued watching, a creeping fear emerged that Germany would score a goal. But England's win was secured with another moment of significance, four minutes from time. Captain Harry Kane headed in from substitute Jack Greali...
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A deeper dive - Generalised Anxiety Disorder

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People with Generalised Anxiety Disorder worry about the same types of things that everybody else does in their lives: family, work or school, finances, their health and the health of loved ones, relationships with friends or work colleagues, minor matters, such as punctuality or making small decisions. What does it does it feel like...
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Post Lockdown Anxiety

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Resilience can be thought of your personal ability to bounce back from an adverse life event. Post lockdown return to work for some, may be the adverse life event.  Like an iceberg, this is hidden.  When you are hit with a fundamental change of working and home living, that feels seemingly endless, you can cope by adapting the w...
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Post Natal Depression may be increasing during the COVID 19 pandemic.

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According to NHS statistics, Post Natal Depression affects more than 1 in every 10 women within a year of giving birth. Being alert to postnatal depression can be very problematic especially when it can be hidden by the natural tiredness of new motherhood, or tied up with feelings of guilt and shame. With people now returning ba...
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How is Covid-19 impacting those with health anxiety?

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"I've always struggled with my mental health. I've been getting better over the past few years, but I'm deteriorating so quickly right now." says one survey participant of the National Mind "mental health emergency" survey, June 2020. 

We'll take a deeper dive into some points of the survey in this blog post.

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