Health

Demystifying Weight Gain

Feeding and Eating disorders (DSM-5) are a range of complex mental health conditions that can substantially affect health and social functioning. Due to the physical nature of their distinguishin...

Children's Mental health is at stake as HSE audits main focus on ADHD

A study committee chaired by Dr Sean Maskey, a London-based consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist, reported that 46 of the 1,300 children who attended South Kerry CAMHS suffered a serious ...

Impact of Personality Traits on Cognitive Abilities

The effect of three personality traits, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and extraversion, on cognitive performance, including mild cognitive impairment (MCI), dementia, and mortality risk at an o...

Is telepsychiatry a bridge or a barrier to mental health?

The rising use of the internet for psychiatric services has changed how mental health evaluations are conducted. Tele psychiatry bridges the gap in obtaining treatment due to the current global h...

Ensuring Psychological Health during Pandemic: Tips from HKU clinicians

COVID-19 has affected the millions of lives, from prolonged closures of schools making it difficult for students to attain their rightful education, to adverse work arrangements such as no pay le...

First Psychological Support Centre in Abuja: This NGO does more than just concern

As a next step in helping cancer patients, the first psychological support center (PSC) is going to be launched by the cancer-fighting NGO in Abuja, Nigeria, West Africa. The center will offer cl...

Questioning the Evidence of Autism Interventions: The Right Foot Forward

The Autism Intervention Meta-Analysis, also known as Project AIM, in 2020, along with a numerous review studies over the previous decade emphasizes the most forms of autism therapy’s lack of ev...

Organic-Still Panic: Cannabis and its Cognitive Effects

With its medically active herbal constituents, Cannabis proudly holds its ground as a legalized recreational drug, but its effects on our brain cannot be turned a blind eye on. Young are curious,...

Challenging Yet Attainable: Complete Mental Health with ADHD

2 in 5 adults with ADHD were in excellent mental health, yes, you read it right! As delightful and surprising as it may sound, the possibility of experiencing happiness, life satisfaction, and so...

Effectiveness Of Interventions In Countering Covid-19 Pandemonium: A Psychological Perspective

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a shift in the standard way of living. It has posed challenges on a global level. While the scientists are in a persistent quest for early prevention and cure, ec...