So how exactly do happiness, positivity, and socialization improve health? They profoundly influence stress levels, inflammation, and the release of feel-good chemicals, all of which play roles in autoimmune management.
Your inner world deeply affects all aspects of your physical health, including function of the immune system, brain, hormones, and so on. Simply put, positivity makes for better health.
How familiar are you with borderline personality disorder? Have you heard of Dialectical Behaviour? In this podcast, we talk to Megan Shiells about this therapy and when you might refer clients for care.
Want to learn how to incorporate evidence-based integrative medicine into therapies for depression and anxiety? This workshop is for you.
Dr Adrian Lopresti has both reviewed current evidence and plans to conduct further research into CM's in teenage mental health. Today we pick his brains about working integratively with youth in mental health.
A 2014 study published in The Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health concluded that middle-aged men are more likely to experience premature death due to worrying and frequent arguing with partners, relatives, friends and neighbours. The study, which sampled nearly 10,000 men and women, showed that men who experienced frequent stressful social situations such as worries and demands from their spouses and children had a 50-100% increased mortality risk.
Dr Mark Donohoe shares his insights into patient and practitioner self-care when supporting patients contemplating suicide.
While often very adaptable, children are just as vulnerable to mood imbalances as adults. Children may have thoughts and feelings that are dificult to articulate, so it is helpful to look for signs of mood issues.