Addicted to gaming | Video games and mental illness

Addicted to gaming | Video games and mental illness

Hi, my name is Siope. I’m with Smarter Parenting and today I’m going to talk to you about some interesting things that are occurring in the mental health field but also with addictions. Now a draft was released this year, 2018, by the W-H-O the World Health Organization and for a new version of the …

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5 Do’s and Dont’s of Dealing with Other’s Mental Illness

5 Do’s and Dont’s of Dealing with Other’s Mental Illness

We’ll be sharing five tips for helping someone with a mental illness based on an article from issue two of our magazine One of the biggest factors in whether those who are mentally ill will open up to a person about their feelings is How that person reacts. It can be frustrating when someone in …

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Man to Man (Mental Health Film Board, 1954)

Man to Man (Mental Health Film Board, 1954)

[Music] [Narrator:] Sanctuary, refuge, hospital. This is no snake pit. The doors are locked, but it’s not a prison that we enter. For these locks are meant to protect patients. They open as though by magic, when the sick no longer need the safeguards of hospital care. In the meantime, those who carry the keys …

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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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Is ADHD Real? Mental Illness: Real Disease or Big Pharma Lie? Truth About DSM.  Psychiatry Facts

Is ADHD Real? Mental Illness: Real Disease or Big Pharma Lie? Truth About DSM. Psychiatry Facts

new videos everyday life wisdom since the American Psychiatric Association is about to release their updated version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders I thought I would make a couple videos explaining how this book works and how mental disorders are created wait how mental disorders are created that sounds a little …

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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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Somatic symptom disorder – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Somatic symptom disorder – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Somatic symptom disorder, which used to be called somatization or somatoform disorder, involves having physical symptoms that aren’t explained by any known physical or mental disorder – in other words, symptoms that can’t be explained. That said, individuals aren’t ‘faking’ the symptoms, these symptoms are real and often made worse by the fact that they …

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Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) – causes, symptoms, treatment & pathology

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) – causes, symptoms, treatment & pathology

Posttraumatic stress disorder, also called PTSD, happens when some memory of a past traumatic event—like war or sexual assault—causes recurrent mental and physical distress. Now the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 5th edition or the DSM 5 categorizes PTSD as a “trauma-and-stressor-related-disorder” that happens when the symptoms of an acute stress response persist for over a …

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