Depression: The Parasitic Load

In 2016, depression was still ranked as the world’s number 2 disabling disorder but it has now outranked heart disease to become the world’s most disabling disorder. According to the World Health Organisation, around 264 million people world-wide are suffering from...

Sterotypes: The Inescapable Shackles

Stereotypes     “He’s Asian, of course he’s goad in Math!”  “ She’s so skinny, she must be Anorexic.”   When we meet someone, we automatically develop an impression of them based on their characteristics, like assuming someone extremely skinny has an eating...

An Overview on Schizophrenia

What is Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a severe brain disorder that affects a very small population of people. According to the World Health Organization, “Schizophrenia affects 20 million people worldwide but is not as common as many other mental disorders.”...

“When Desires Rage….”

What is Impulse Control Disorder [ICD]?  Impulse Control Disorder (ICD) is a heterogeneous category of psychiatric disorder affecting 10.5% of the general population. It is defined as “the failure to resist an impulse, drive, or temptation to perform an act that is...

The Internal Battle Against Intense Fear

“I couldn’t breathe!”  “I felt like I was having a heart attack!”  “I thought I was dying!”  -People usually describe themselves in this way when they are having a panic attack-.  “I feel like I am choking. I feel an urgent need to leave the area as soon as...

ADHD : It’s Not A Disability, It’s A Different Ability !

Note. Source (Lizzy Lee, 2017) What is ADHD? ADHD or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder that can occur in childhood and often continues into adulthood. Individuals with ADHD can be identified by their behaviors such as having...