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Do I have depression or is it dysthymia?

Do I have depression or is it dysthymia?

Most people are familiar with the term depression but fewer people are aware of something called dysthymia. So what is the difference between the two?

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Early warning signs of depression, what should I look out for?

Early warning signs of depression, what should I look out for?

What should you look out for in yourself or in the behaviour of loved ones that may indicate depression is present?

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Can I overcome social anxiety?

Can I overcome social anxiety?

Can I overcome social anxiety? The answer is a resounding yes, but it normally requires 20 plus session of focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy by an experienced Chartered Psychologist.

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Protecting your mental health through the 3rd Coronavirus Lockdown

5 steps to protecting your psychological well-being through the Coronavirus pandemic

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Covid-19 lockdown has contributed to "Chronophobia".

Covid-19 lockdown has contributed to "Chronophobia", fear of time slipping away.

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Therapy plus medication better than medication alone in bipolar disorder

A review of 39 randomized clinical trials has found that combining the use medication with psychoeducational therapy is more effective at preventing a recurrence of illness in bipolar disorder.

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Cannabis and poor mental health

Don't ignore depression and anxiety through self-medication with cannabis, address the underlying causes instead.

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Depression and how to tackle it.

6 top tips for beating depression

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Voices, visions and distressing beliefs

Working with psychosis: Voices, visions and distressing beliefs

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More "positive self-regard" improves well-being

Its often not fully appreciated how much an over-active self-criticism can have on self-esteem, positive sense of self and stable mood.

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Positive impact of being able to identify emotions supported.

Differentiate Their Negative Emotions Are More Prone To Stress-Induced Depression

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