Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a common but serious mood disorder. It causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working. To be diagnosed with depression, the symptoms must be present for at least two weeks.
Spiraling is a term often referring to an emotional spiral, when your thoughts and behaviours start to progressively become more and more negative. This can be caused by many things from as small as just making a mistake at work.
You may have heard someone joking that they are feeling sad or depressed because of the weather or season but to some this commonly used joke is a reality. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that occurs during specific seasons or during particular weather conditions for a person.
The Liberal Democrats launch their 2019 election manifesto, showing a key interest in tackling the mental health problems as well as mending the NHS.
A mental illness can have many effects on their sufferers, ranging from mild to severe conditions. One of these illnesses that can completely alter a person’s perspective on their own life is called Borderline Personality Disorder.
Everyone unconsciously follows thinking errors that much of the population are unaware off. These patterns may seem logical to you but from a third party perspective can see it as irrational and often have a negative effect on your own personal mental health.