5 top tips for taking care of your mental health

5 top tips for taking care of your mental health

I’m Hayley and I’m a clinical psychologist working at Great Ormond Street Hospital. When you’re diagnosed with MS it’s completely normal to experience a wide range of emotions. You might find yourself feeling sad, angry, frustrated, worried or anxious, or perhaps feeling relieved that you now have a name and an explanation for what you’ve …

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What is Bipolar II Disorder? Mental Health with Kati Morton | Kati Morton

What is Bipolar II Disorder? Mental Health with Kati Morton | Kati Morton

Hey everybody, today I’m gonna talk with you about Bipolar II disorder and how it differs from Bipolar I. So stay tuned. ♪ (soft music playing) ♪ So I’ve heard from many, many, many, many of you that you needed more information about Bipolar disorder. And I heard you! Don’t worry. That’s why I’m here …

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CFCA Webinar – Diagnosing children with mental health difficulties: Benefits, risks and complexities

CFCA Webinar – Diagnosing children with mental health difficulties: Benefits, risks and complexities

Good afternoon everyone, and welcome to today’s webinar, ‘Diagnosing children with mental health difficulties: Benefits, risks and complexities.’ My name is Kathryn Goldsworthy and I’m a Senior Research Officer here at the Australian Institute of Family Studies. Today’s webinar presentation will explore some of the complexities involved when psychiatric labels are applied to children. This …

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Depression: A Student’s Perspective

Depression: A Student’s Perspective

This is Todd. Todd wakes up at 7:00 a.m. to go to the gym it’s his favorite part of the day. Todd then goes to class. He never skips classes and is an excellent student. Todd catches up with some friends after class before going home to eat dinner with his housemates. Todd loves to …

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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (History).wmv

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (History).wmv

One book that every psychology major should be acquainted with is what’s called the DSM or the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. We are currently using the book the DSM IV TR which means the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Disorders. Since 1952, there have been several editions of this particular manual. The …

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My thoughts on self-diagnosis // Mental health w/Kati Morton | Kati Morton

My thoughts on self-diagnosis // Mental health w/Kati Morton | Kati Morton

Hey everybody, happy Thursday! Now, today’s video is something that someone asked a few weeks ago and, I’m going to be honest, I put it off because I have mixed feelings. I have mixed feelings, that’s me mixing. And so here’s the question and then let’s get to chatting. This would have been a good …

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We Were Super Wrong About Mental Illness: The DSM’s Origin Story

We Were Super Wrong About Mental Illness: The DSM’s Origin Story

[INTRO ♪] It’s hard to talk about psychology for very long without mentioning the DSM— Also known as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. It’s sometimes called the ‘Psychiatry Bible,’ and for good reason: it’s how most mental health professionals figure out if you have something they should be treating. But mental health …

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What Body Dysmorphic Disorder Feels Like | Body Language

What Body Dysmorphic Disorder Feels Like | Body Language

I remember in primary school, the teacher asked us what we would all do if we won the lottery. And my peers were saying, you know, “Go on holiday, “give my mum some presents,” and all I could think about was, I’d get my ears pinned back, a nose job, my forehead reduced. I’d have …

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Schizophrenia – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

Schizophrenia – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

Schizo means split, and phrenia, in this case refers to the mind. Even though schizophrenia can be interpreted to mean “splitting of the mind”, it does not refer to a split personality, like some media sources might portray, but rather schizophrenia describes a scattered or fragmented pattern of thinking. Schizophrenia’s actually a syndrome, meaning there’re …

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Van Gogh’s Mental Illness:  Was Epilepsy Responsible for His Madness & Genius?

Van Gogh’s Mental Illness: Was Epilepsy Responsible for His Madness & Genius?

So most people are familiar with the idea that Vincent Van Gogh had mental illness. Different camps so to speak of mental illness almost like to claim Van Gogh as their own. So groups say, you know, oh he had schizophrenia. He had bipolar disorder. I would argue that Van Gogh who clearly had documented …

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