GAD is a long-term condition that causes you to feel anxious about a wide range of situations and issues, rather than one specific event. People with GAD feel anxious most days and often struggle to remember the last time they felt relaxed. As soon as one anxious thought is resolved, another may appear about a different … Continue reading What is Generalised Anxiety Disorder?
Music therapy has been found to improve mental and emotional health. Symptoms of depression and anxiety are often decreased with the use of music. Music therapy can also help lift the mood and improve the quality of life of those with physical health issues. Music therapy has been deﬁned as 'an interpersonal process in which … Continue reading Benefits of Music Therapy on Mental Health
Hoarding disorder is a pattern of behaviour that is characterised by excessive acquisition and an inability or unwillingness to discard large quantities of objects that cover the living areas of the home and cause significant distress or impairment. Signs and Symptoms: They hold onto a large number of items that most people would consider useless … Continue reading Psychology of Hoarding
A recent systematic review conducted by researchers from the universities of Liverpool, Manchester and Southampton looked at 17 international research papers to examine the role pets had on owners with a mental health condition. They found that pets can provide benefits to those with mental health issues. These are the various ways in which pets can … Continue reading How Pets Benefit Mental Health