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Are You Really Angry?

by Dr Emma Gray - 29th October, 2014
Are You Really Angry?

Anger serves an important function, we know this because we all feel it, suggesting that we have evolved to feel it. Anger alerts us to mistreatment of others but principally ourselves, it signal to us when our needs are not being met, needs that have to be met to ensure our physical and psychological well being. Without anger our species would not have been so successful or have survived so long. However, sometimes we feel angry in the absence of mistreatment, when our needs are not being neglected. Frequently anger […]...

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5 Ways To Deal With Grief And Loss

How To Deal With Grief & Loss The first thing to be aware of is that the sadness and depression that accompanies any sort of loss serves a very important function. Depression slows us down and forces our focus towards it’s cause. This enables us to process what has happened, reconfigure our lives without the person that has died and determine how we will remember that person moving forward. The process of grieving involves a number of well documented steps beginning with shock and denial, through to anger, bargaining, depression […]...

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CBT Works For Schizophrenia

by Dr Emma Gray - 11th February, 2014
CBT Works For Schizophrenia

Research has found that Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is at least as effective as medication in treating Schizophrenia and Psychosis. The research, recently published in The Lancet (the world’s leading medical journal) found that Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) not only resulted in an improvement in symptoms suffered by those with a diagnosis of Schizophrenia and Psychosis but that the therapy was more acceptable to patients than medication which up until now, has been the therapy of choice for this type of mental health problem. Anti psychotic medication has a number […]...

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