Mental health is considered more than the absence of mental illness.
Even though many of the people don't suffer from a diagnosable mental
disorder, but still it is clear that some of us are mentally healthier
than others. Moreover, the ability to enjoy life is essential to
maintain good mental health. Here are some of the types of mental
disorders described, which are generally suffered by human beings, they
All of us have experienced some form anxiety in our lives; those sweating palms before the
start of an examination; the pounding heart on going to the stage,
are features of Anxiety. Anxiety to an extent is useful in that it
focuses our attention on the job at hand but too much of it and we
just mess up everything. Find out what are the factors causing
Anxiety and what you can do to handle it more effectively.
- »Panic Attacks
Panic Attacks can resemble any thing from an Attack of Severe Anxiety to a Heart
Attack. Panic Attacks can be very incapacitating, but at the same
time seeking correct proffessional help goes a long way in treating
Depression, according to the World Health Organization, is THE THIRD MOST COMMON ILLNESS
IN THE WORLD. It is more than just a bad mood or feeling low. The
good thing is, it can be readily treated.
- »Demystifying visit to a
A visit to a psychiatrist brings up images of a
person lying down on a couch and the doctor taking notes, or images
of a person hypnotizing you and knowing all about you. Contrary to
all these psychiatrists use scientifically proven techniques which
are pretty effective. Find out about the various therapies and
techniques used in psychiatry.
Shock Therapy (ECT)
It is a technique which is understood
commonly as a shock therapy. It is very effective and harmless form
of therapy which is tried and tested over time and used in many
cases of mental disorders.
Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
The Boy could not stop washing his hands.......The woman could not stop checking the lock..... The man could no stop himself from praying to God again & again......
Out of every 10 patients coming to the psychiatrist, one patient is
suffering from this illness.