Who is a Counsellor?
We are all aware of the diverse fields of specializations in the health care sector, but not all of us are well aware of the various specialties in the mental health sector. This article is specifically focused on who counselors are, what their qualifications are and what work they do.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is an anxiety disorder where a person has recurrent and unwanted thoughts, impulses or images (called obsessions) and an urge or compulsion to do something to relieve the discomfort caused by the obsession. The article takes the help of case studies of people suffering from OCD to help us understand the disorder better.
A World Of Their Own - What is Schizophrenia?
Do you hear aliens talking to you? Do you think that the red and green traffic lights are signals from space? Do you hear people talking to you constantly when there is no one physically present? This may sound very bizarre to you. But the hard truth is that there are people for whom such thoughts and behaviours are a reality.
Care of an Alzheimer's Patient
A person with Alzheimer's may react with frustration, agitation and even aggression when they find that automatic tasks have become difficult. Your loved one's ability to function and cope will steadily decline and may even vary from day to day. Try to stay flexible and adapt your routine as needed.
When Alzheimer's is Setting in
Dementia is a progressive and irreversible impairment of the intellect, the prevalence of which increases with age. The articles throw a light on the detailed account of dementia and how to identify it.