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Depression is Treatable

Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. At its worst, depression can lead to suicide, a tragic fatality associated with the loss of about 800,000 lives every year. Depression is a treatable psychological disorder. Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. At its worst, depression can lead to suicide, a tragic fatality associated …

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Psychological Testing and Assessment

Psychological assessment is a process where a psychologist uses psychological tests and other methods such as interviews or behavioural observations to get information or answer questions about behaviour. A psychological assessment may be required for various reasons.  Sometimes a person has behavioural problems or symptoms such as attention difficulty, memory problems, depression or stress or is …

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Eating Disorder

In our world today, it is impossible to not be aware of one’s appearance or avail the options that exist to change it, from covering the grey in one’s hair to whitening teeth to cosmetic surgery. Weight loss and dieting seem to be fairly innocuous when thrown in with these. However, an eating disorder is very different from normal dieting to lose a few extra kilograms or pounds of weight or the occasional concern that someone may express over their appearance.

Blur The Boundary

Interestingly, my running has provided me with another tool to raise awareness about mental health and question perceptions even in everyday conversations. In addition to enhancing my own health, increasing my brain cells (neurogenesis – yes, research shows that running can do that!) and beating stress, I can also make a difference to our world, …

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