Coping with OCD During a Pandemic

Coping with OCD During a Pandemic

In times of uncertainty and panic, it can bring out the worst of our mental health, especially when the world is gripped by a pandemic. Many people make the mistake in believing that individuals who have an obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are better at dealing...
Tips for Coping with Social Anxiety

Tips for Coping with Social Anxiety

Millions of people suffer from social anxiety and it comes in many different forms. Much of the time, people who have to deal with social anxiety experience excessive fear of being judged negatively. This can lead to them having a limited number of friends and being...
How Climate Change Affects Mental Health

How Climate Change Affects Mental Health

Climate change is impacting all aspects of health to the extent that some are declaring a health emergency. This declaration makes clear the implications of environmental changes on physical and mental health, with effects that are both direct and indirect. In 2016...
Mental Health in Conflict Situations

Mental Health in Conflict Situations

Mental disorders are on the rise in the world on the whole, but according to World Health Organization (WHO) estimates, about one person in five living in a conflict situation is affected by some form of mental disorder. The afflicting disorders can range from mild...
The Connection Between Mental and Physical Health

The Connection Between Mental and Physical Health

Even today, we pay very little attention to our mental health status. Unless a severe mental illness or defect is observed, we let feelings of anxiety, depression, or heightened stress go untreated. Recent research indicates that may be a mistake, as scientists...