Illnesses we treat
Feelings become a problem when they are too strong or when they carry on even when we don’t need them anymore.
Anxiety, panic, and phobias
Anxiety is a feeling we all get in a situation that is threatening or difficult. The anxiety stops when you get used to the situation when the situation changes, or if you just leave. (Click on Button for More to Read)
Low Mod, Depression
These feelings don’t usually last longer than a week or two, and they don’t interfere too much with our lives. We all feel fed up, miserable, or sad at times.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
We use these phrases to describe people who think about something a lot or do something repeatedly, even when others can’t see any reason for it. It isn’t usually a problem and, in some lines of work, can even be helpful.
Bipolar affective disorder
Although the causes are not fully understood, bipolar disorder tends to run in families. In people who have bipolar disorder, episodes may happen at times of stress or disrupted sleep. Studies suggest that it may start in the teenage years and in early adult life. (Click on Button for More to Read)
Anorexia and bulimia
Being very overweight or obese can cause a lot of problems, particularly with health. Quite often, someone who is overweight can lose weight simply by eating more healthily. It sounds easy, but they may need help to find a way of doing this.
Memory problems and dementia
It’s easy to worry that this might be an early sign of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.
But there are many other reasons for this – only some of us will develop the more serious problems of dementia.
Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses
‘Schizophrenia’ is a word that makes many people uneasy. The media regularly uses it – inaccurately and unfairly – to describe violence and disturbance.It is one of several disorders called ‘psychoses’ – nd this word is also used to describe violence and disturbance.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
It is a pattern of behaviors that usually appears in childhood. Parents and teachers notice that a child is: unusually over-active. distracted, cannot stick to anything for any length of time. impulsive, does things on the spur of the moment or without thinking. unable to concentrate for any length of time. (Click on Button for More to Read)
Postnatal Depression is a depressive illness that affects between 10 to 15 in every 100 women having a baby. The symptoms are similar to those in depression at other times. These include low mood and other symptoms lasting at least two weeks. Depending on the severity.