Therapy In Children: What Are The Things To Remember?

    Discovering that your child needs therapy can be terrifying. For sure, you will have lots of questions and negative thoughts in your mind. Of course, you will think of the amount that you need to spend for the sessions with a professional therapist. At the same time, you will also feel hesitation in…

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ADHD And Psychiatry

  There are several kinds of mental disorders or illnesses that affect children all over the world, one of which is ADHD or attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder. While this may be common in young individuals, there have been reported cases of adults having the same mental condition. In this write-up, we are going to discuss…

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Somatization Disorder: Causes And Management

  In the previous article, Somatization Disorders: Understanding Psychosomatic Illness, we examined the four types of somatization illnesses. In this article, the etiologic factors and overview of the management will be tackled.     Etiologic Factors “Somatization disorder, characterized by a history of at least eight unexplained symptoms in four or more bodily systems, represents…

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Gambling Addiction: Slowly Rotting Your Life Away

As intelligent human beings, we are in control of our lives. Having the capacity and ability to decide for ourselves, we have our way of catharsis in dealing with the demands of life. When we feel like life is already consuming us, diversion activities become our go-to hideaway. Giving oneself a break is not bad…

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How ADHD Affects Children At An Early Stage

It worries every parent knowing that his or her child might be suffering from a mental health condition called Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or better known as ADHD. It is a chronic disorder that can impact a lot of aspects of a person’s life.

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Unconventional Treatments In Mental Health Care

Despite numerous research and studies were done to understand the etiology and cure of mental health further, there are still unanswered questions about how the mind functions. Mental illnesses are their all-time high. The increase in statistics may be attributed to the decreasing level of stigma associated with having a psychological disorder rather than the…

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Somatization Disorders: Understanding Psychosomatic Illness

    James, 14 years old, was recently admitted for symptoms of sudden blindness. He was in the hospital for five days and underwent several diagnostic tests to determine the cause and extent of his loss of sight. On the third day, the doctors did not find any organic pathology from the tests wherein all…

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What You Need To Know About ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, popularly known as ADHD, is one of the most complicated and hard-to-understand conditions in the world. In fact, up to this day, a lot of people are still skeptical about it. Thankfully, an extensive scientific study already proved that this mental disorder is real and that it’s extremely common for kids…

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Understanding Personality And The Disorders That May Arise

 As defined by the American Psychology Association, personality is the individual differences in characteristic patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving. With this, our character plays a crucial role in our existence, defines our relationships, and even sets the ideals of our survival, because it is through our personality that we find the definition of our…

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Top 5 Common Mental Illnesses In Children

   Mental illnesses are not easily observed in children. Amidst the modernized gadgets in the world, there are still no high-tech devices or ultrasounds that can detect if mental illness is positively looming on an unborn child’s mentality.   Parents sometimes overlook the mental well-being of their children. Mental disorders can hit anyone and children…

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