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...

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...

[“PROVOKED”] Everything you need to know ’bout phobia

© Alexa Moon What is a phobia? Phobia is an effective form of anxiety disorder characterized by persistent fear, which provokes an anxiety response disproportionate to the actual threat. Unlike general anxiety disorder that involves excessive worries about several...

Memories: Harrowed and Enslaved

POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD) “There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.” ― Laurell K. Hamilton Source: Pixabay PTSD is a psychological disorder that can happen to individuals that have been...