Blog Articles From May 2014

Blog Articles From May 2014

How To Cope With Depression (Part One)

How to Cope with Depression Depression results from a combination of negative and/or self critical thoughts and self defeating or self destructive behaviours. Successfully resolving depression therefore involves resolving at least one of these issues. Often the first step in a person’s battle to overcome depression is to address the self defeating behaviours that are fuelling their low mood. This article will therefore focus on identifying and eradicating the self defeating and destructive behaviours associated with depression. When a person becomes depressed they usually stop engaging in behaviours that provide […]...

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) is a mental health problem whereby the sufferer becomes extremely concerned with an aspect of their appearance, usually with a perceived physical flaw. Objectively the flaw is either minor or non existence but to the sufferer the flaw will feel hideous to the extent that in some cases individuals are unable to leave the house. Sufferers often develop complicated compulsions and checking behaviours centred around the perceived physical flaw in an attempt to manage the overwhelming levels of anxiety that their perception causes, however, these behaviours […]...

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