7 Ways to Combat Postnatal Anxiety
The London Psychiatry Centre | Treatment of Mental Health Problems
by aryan
3w ago
It’s supposed to be the happiest time of your life, and yet for new mums (or dads) struggling with postnatal anxiety, those early weeks and months can present one worst-case scenario after another in your mind. If you are struggling with postnatal anxiety, you may feel completely alone. You may even be afraid to talk about it, for fear of being judged. But did you know that around 15% of postnatal women suffer anxiety? If you are dealing with postnatal anxiety, you are not alone and help is available. Read on for ways to combat postnatal anxiety. Postnatal anxiety symptoms It can be difficult ..read more
Visit website
Antidepressants Not Working? Here’s Why
The London Psychiatry Centre | Treatment of Mental Health Problems
by aryan
1M ago
Are your antidepressants not working, or even making your symptoms worse? Have you tried treatments for depression only to find them at best ineffective and at worst aggravating? If this is you, your situation is more common than you may think. In fact, research has shown that of people with moderate to severe depression symptoms, around half have experienced antidepressants not working. Thankfully though, science is getting to grips with why. Read on to find out more. The surprising reason antidepressants are not working for millions of people Antidepressants, particularly selective serotonin ..read more
Visit website
Autism in Children and Teenagers
The London Psychiatry Centre | Treatment of Mental Health Problems
by aryan
1M ago
If you suspect your child may be autistic, you are no doubt wondering what to do. Autism in children and teenagers is much more widely recognised than in generations past but it is not always easy to obtain an assessment and autism diagnosis. If you have noticed developmental differences in your child, you are probably asking: how can I obtain an autism evaluation near me? What is the biggest indicator of autism? Autism in children is better helped when better understood. For example, research with autistic children and young people showed 7 out of 10 respondents believed ‘school would be bett ..read more
Visit website
PTSD And Traumatic Birth: How To Deal With Birth Trauma
The London Psychiatry Centre | Treatment of Mental Health Problems
by aryan
1M ago
Did you know that childbirth can trigger trauma? If you have recently given birth and are experiencing any of the following, you may be suffering from birth trauma: Disturbing flashbacks of the birth Nightmares about giving birth Intrusive thoughts about giving birth Distress and feelings of anxiety when you experience things that remind you of giving birth (including for example talking and/or listening to others talk about giving birth) It is often not discussed, but Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) stemming from birth trauma is more common than you might think – arising from an estim ..read more
Visit website
Mental Health At Christmas: How To Manage This Christmas
The London Psychiatry Centre | Treatment of Mental Health Problems
by aryan
1M ago
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right? With all the hype and build-up, there’s an expectation that Christmas means perfect happiness, and a real pressure to be ‘living your best life’. It’s a time when FOMO (fear of missing out) can be at it’s worst. You might look at all the smiling Instagram photos and imagine each life is perfect, that everyone except you is overjoyed with family and friends. Wrong. While many people don’t talk about it, mental health at Christmas can be particularly shaky. In fact, in a poll of 2000 adults on mental health at Christmas, 3 out of 10 people reporte ..read more
Visit website
ADHD Symptoms In Adults: How Is It Different To In Children? What Does ADHD Look Like In Adults?
The London Psychiatry Centre | Treatment of Mental Health Problems
by aryan
1M ago
We all know the ADHD stereotype – a young boy who can’t sit still or stay quiet, often misunderstood and frequently labelled ‘disruptive’ in school. For the longest time, ADHD talk, treatment and research has focused mainly on ADHD in children. But what about ADHD in adults? The true scope of ADHD extends well beyond the stereotypes we are all familiar with. But these perceptions often prevent undiagnosed adults with ADHD symptoms from seeking help. Things we’ve heard at The London Psychiatry Centre: I can’t have ADHD – I’m quite quiet I can’t have ADHD – I’m not hyperactive But ADHD in adul ..read more
Visit website
Do You Really Have Depression?
The London Psychiatry Centre | Treatment of Mental Health Problems
by aryan
1M ago
Do you really have depression? Could you have a very common yet seriously undiagnosed form of bipolar disorder? Is your depression not improving? A surprising number of people are suffering with what clinicians often call treatment-resistant depression – in which their mood and thinking just isn’t returning to normal. Do you find that: Your depression is not improving with talking therapies Your depression is not improving or getting worse with medication Antidepressants are not working anymore or making you more agitated You are experiencing problematic side effects from antidepressants Trea ..read more
Visit website
Using Boundaries To Improve Your Mental Wellbeing
The London Psychiatry Centre | Treatment of Mental Health Problems
by aryan
1M ago
While we often hear that saying ‘yes’ can open doors to opportunities for progression, saying ‘no’ setting boundaries can actually be very beneficial to your wellbeing. This is one example of a boundary – a limit that you can put in place in order to protect your physical, emotional and mental health. Dr Christos Kouimtsidis, Consultant Psychiatrist at The London Psychiatry Centre says: “Setting boundaries is a form of self-care and a sign of self-worth. Boundaries are flexible and can be set in a number of situations and with different people, including friends, family, coworkers, partners an ..read more
Visit website
How To Cope With Grief And Loss
The London Psychiatry Centre | Treatment of Mental Health Problems
by aryan
1M ago
Have you lost a loved one? Grief is a normal emotion that is usually experienced during this time. However, people can also feel grief after a relationship has ended, when physical (often sentimental) possessions are destroyed or stolen, after leaving a job, and in many other situations relating to loss. If you have experienced a situation of this kind, you may be wondering how to cope with grief and loss. Dr Christos Kouimtsidis, Consultant Psychiatrist, explains: “People can deal with grief in different ways. Some might want to spend time alone, whereas others may find comfort in spending ti ..read more
Visit website
Postpartum OCD: Can You Develop OCD After Giving Birth?
The London Psychiatry Centre | Treatment of Mental Health Problems
by aryan
1y ago
If you have just given birth or will be giving birth in future, it’s common to wonder about perinatal mental health problems, especially if you have had issues with mental health in the past. Perinatal means – during pregnancy and within a year after delivery. Around 10 to 20% of women who are pregnant or have given birth within the last year will be affected by mental health issues. If you are wondering, ‘can you develop OCD after giving birth?’ – yes, it is a possibility. A percentage of women will experience obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) across pregnancy and the postpartum. In fact, s ..read more
Visit website

Follow The London Psychiatry Centre | Treatment of Mental Health Problems on FeedSpot

Continue with Google
Continue with Apple
OR