Mental Health News
  • 'I felt more joy than I thought possible'

    Added On : 19th April 2022

    "I had the full-blown mystical revelatory experience - the big psychedelic multi-coloured light and sound show."

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  • Psychedelic frees up depressed brain, study shows

    Added On : 11th April 2022

    Psilocybin, a drug found in magic mushrooms, appears to free up the brains of people with severe depression in a way that other antidepressants do not, a study has found.

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  • Teenage social media use linked to less life-satisfaction for some

    Added On : 28th March 2022

    The more time girls aged between 11 and 13 spend on social media, the less likely they are to be satisfied with life a year later, a study suggests.

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  • Covid: How could the pandemic have affected your brain?

    Added On : 3rd March 2022

    Memory loss, fatigue and trouble concentrating can be symptoms of having had coronavirus.

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  • Why women may wait decades for an ADHD diagnosis

    Added On : 26th October 2021

    Gender bias is leaving many women with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder undiagnosed, leading psychologists are warning.

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  • Psychedelic therapy could 'reset' depressed brain

    Added On : 16th March 2021

    A powerful hallucinogenic drug known for its part in shamanic rituals is being trialled as a potential cure for depression for the first time.

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  • Saudi support group tackling mental health with compassion

    Added On : 4th November 2020

    The Jeddah Support Group provide people a supportive space to share feelings about their struggles with depression or anxiety.

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  • Coronavirus: How to protect your mental health

    Added On : 18th March 2020

    Coronavirus has plunged the world into uncertainty and the constant news about the pandemic can feel relentless. All of this is taking its toll on people's mental health, particularly those already living with conditions like anxiety and OCD. So how can we protect our mental health?

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  • Obesity not caused by lack of willpower - psychologists

    Added On : 26th September 2019

    Obesity is not a choice and making people feel ashamed results only in them feeling worse about themselves, a report by top psychologists says.

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  • High blood pressure in mid-30s may pose risk to brain health

    Added On : 22nd August 2019

    People in their mid-30s need to watch their blood pressure to protect brain health in later life, says a study.

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