Schizophrenia is a severe psychiatric disorder that causes a profound effect on society and the individual.
Category: Clinical Psychology
All of us in the human services feel the impetus to give, empathise with our clients, and invest our creative energy into the clinical process.
According to the NHS, panic attack is a ‘condition that happens when the person almost loses his mental control.
When I think about recovery and progress, I think, first, of my own experience with schizophrenia.
It’s difficult to express how an entire world could crumble at a flick of a switch or what it feels like to live in a sensorial nightmare.
Mindfulness is not something that everyone can practice straight away. All day long thoughts whip around our heads faster than race cars in the Indy 500.
There are hundreds of therapeutic treatments for substance abuse, misuse, and dependence. Many, perhaps most of these treatments do not have clear clinical evidence of efficacy.
Prior to the advent of effective drug therapy for serious mental illness, those suffering from diseases like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder were usually confined to state mental hospitals.
Are we the sum of our memories? If my memories could be instilled into a clone of myself, would that other copy be an identical version of me?
What does it mean to have a sense of self and how do we develop it? Ellie tells me ‘I don’t know where my edges are’.