Archive for the 'Research' Category

A recent study suggests the suicide rate in the U.S. Army now exceeds the rate in the general population, and psychiatric admission is now the most common reason for hospitalisation in the Army.






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I read an interesting article recently on Mental Health Today.  A recent report from the London School of Economics suggests the NHS in England is failing millions of adults and hundreds of thousands of children with common mental health problems such as anxiety and depression.      






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Take a look at this article which discusses how researchers have found that heavy alcohol use actually rewires brain circuitry, making it harder for binge drinkers to recover psychologically following a traumatic experience.    






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Fascinating article in the Huffington Post recently discussing how young people who have experienced trauma are extraordinarily resilient.  Their ability to recover from traumatic events is nothing short of remarkable.  






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A recent study has explored the interesting theory that social pain can affect the brain in a similar way as physical pain does.  It makes an interesting read…                      






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With children returning to school this week take a look at this interesting article to see how anxiety levels in some children rise.      






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Ever heard of ‘Awe Therapy’?  Take a look at this article to see how it’s suggested Awe therapy could ‘improve our mental health and make us nicer’.






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Eat your way to happiness!

Here’s an interesting article adding to the debate that eating the right food can elevate your mood…  






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Interesting article in the National Institute of Mental Health explaining the theory behind how patients with a hoarding disorder struggle when a brain circuit is under-activated when dealing with others’ possessions, but over-activated when deciding whether to keep or discard their own things.  






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Here is an article published by the Mail OnLine looking at how prescriptions for anxiety drugs are soaring.  It makes a fascinating read.  






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