In this atmosphere of ‘botox parties’ where champagne-sipping socialites are injected with botulinum toxin,' says British neurologist Dr Peter Misra,
There are many better alternatives than drugs for depression. Here's a short summary. For more detailed information, see WDDTY, vol 6 no 6, and the WDDTY Guide to Mental Health
Psychological distress may not necessarily be the cause of back pain, but the longer the pain persists, the more psychological factors will predominate and the more psychological methods should be ...
I am a research psychologist and psychotherapist. I liked ‘Finding the cancer soul’ (viewpoint in WDDTY vol 16 no 7) very much. Indeed, it speaks of certain ‘truths’ about cancer.
Many things can influence bipolar disorder, such as imbalances in blood sugar and thyroid hormones, or lifestyle. Orthomolecular practitioners believe that lifestyle changes should only be attempted after chemical imbalances
Many things can trigger depression. It is common during life changes such as adolescence, marriage, birth and menopause. It can be a consequence of your upbringing - such as whether or not you were taught effective coping skills as a child.
One of the most common responses on hearing that a child has depression is, 'But what does he/she have to be depressed about?' While it is possible that ‘depression’ is overdiagnosed in young children, some children do suffer from depression.