Success is in the blood. There are men whom fate can never keep down they march forward in a jaunty manner, and take by divine right the best of everything that the earth affords. But their success is not attained by means of the Samuel Smiles-Connecticut policy. Read more
Health Minister Ivan Lewis outlined proposals to improve the quality of dementia care and provide more help for people with dementia, as he launched a consultation on the first ever National Dementia Strategy. Read more
What is Schizophrenia?
Schizophrenia is an incurable mental illness. It is taken to be a psychotic disorder that makes the person unable to link thought, emotion and behavior. Read more
Only a handful of colleges and universities in the United States offer master’s degrees in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), a treatment for autism identified by the United States Centers for Disease Control as being effective in the education and treatment of individuals with autism Read more
Health Minister Michael McGimpsey emphasised the importance of looking after your mental health during a visit to the Balmoral Show.
The minister was visiting his departmentâ€™s exhibition stand at the Kingâ€™s Hall event, which has promoting positive mental health and suicide prevention as its theme. Read more
The suicide helpline â€˜Lifelineâ€™ is dealing with 200 calls per day from people across Northern Ireland.
Health Minister Michael McGimpsey insists this clearly demonstrates the need and demand for this type of regional service, after a successful pilot in North and West Belfast. Read more
Anxiety is a natural human reaction. And contrary to popular opinion, anxiety can be beneficial because it alerts poeple to potential dangers and gives off an adrenaline rush that can help them accomplish a task in record time. Read more
Pregnant mothers can safely use prescribed antidepressant medications during their first trimester, according to a new study from the UniversitÃ© de MontrÃ©al and Ste. Justine Hospital published in the May edition of the British Journal of Psychiatry. Read more
Researchers see new treatments on the horizon for a type of depression related to blood vessels that affects the elderly, and have discovered why some elderly people fail to respond to current medications. Read more
If you have ever had an anxiety attack or suspect that you may suffer from a general anxiety disorder, this information will be quite helpful to you. 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with general anxiety disorders, including panic disorders, phobias and post-traumatic stress disorders. Read more