MORE THAN JUST A DISEASE RELAP...

Relapse can always bring a full stop to a refreshed curing therapy. What causes this to happen? As cited below through a few examples, are negative emotional states, physical discomfort, positive emotional states, conflicts with others etc.etc. Most important to remember is that relapse doesn’t mean that the treatment process is a failure or the […]

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ECT- A prompt and effective cu...

It’s a pity that even over 70 years after the first successful demonstration of its efficacy in the treatment of acute mental illnesses like schizophrenia, there is still very little informed public opinion about Electroconvulsive Therapy or ECT. Although, it is a fact that ECT is one of the most effective method for treating severe […]

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Yoga and beating alcoholism

Alcoholism is the dependency on alcohol that has a physiological and psychological impact on a person’s life. According to WHO, about 30% of Indians consume alcohol, out of which 4-13% are daily consumers and up to 50% of these, fall under the category of hazardous drinking. Another worrying trend from India is that the average […]

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Beating Addiction Stigma and S...

Recent Post How to find the best psychiatric hospital in Bangalore? It also provides the facility for family members to stay along with the patient; who gives them a better understanding of the…….. Is Manic Depression Genetic/ Hereditary? A chemical known as serotonin in the brain, has strong affects on an individual’s mood. The abnormalities […]

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Recent Post How to find the best psychiatric hospital in Bangalore? It also provides the facility for family members to stay along with the patient; who gives them a better understanding of the…….. Is Manic Depression Genetic/ Hereditary? A chemical known as serotonin in the brain, has strong affects on an individual’s mood. The abnormalities […]

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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Depression Treatments

Depression

A chart of example on how dramatically it feels when an individual encounters depression. ‘Am feeling depressed’ is not a word it is an emotion. Every where you can hear that word, especially from the teenagers. What is important to understand is that feeling sad and being depressed are two different things. Many factors contribute to feeling depressed such as loss of interest,  lower self-esteem, substance abuse, serious illness, and certain medications...

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Self help does not work in Addiction Recovery

Addiction

A habit takes quite some time to turn into an addiction, thus even the realization of the addiction also takes quite some time. When a disorder takes years to develop, then the recovery from it also takes an equal amount of effort and perseverance. But only one’s effort and perseverance is not enough to overcome the addiction problems. There are a lot more factors that play a role and are essential in the journey of recovery.

Some may believe that self-help (o...

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Preparing for Rehab

Rehab

First of all, congratulations, you have taken the apt decision to start a fresh chapter in your life. We admire your courage and hope you complete this journey with wisdom and strength for a new start.

Making a choice to go for a rehab program and stay away from family and allowing yourself to go through change is not as easy as people say it is. Only the ones affected know the challenges to make this choice...

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression

Depression

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is an effective treatment for depression. Unlike any other psychotherapy CBT is short term (time limited) and treatment focused. Problem behaviors and thinking are identified, prioritized, and are addressed.

People with depression commonly have a strong negative belief about:

  • Self: People who are experiencing depression generally has an unfavorable attitude towards himself...
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