Whilst a lot of people have the winter blues (up to 28 percent of us) with a tendency to eat or sleep more, if the symptoms have a significant impact on our quality of life, then it may constitute SAD.
Work stress and anxiety at work come from many causes but an important reason why our working lives can prove difficult can be due to our problems with being assertive.
There are many myths and misconceptions about Adult Attention Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), also known as Adult Deficit Disorder (ADD).
Here we separate the myths from the facts to help you to understand more about the condition.
I’m sure you will have heard the acronym ‘OCD’ thrown around as an adjective for someone who is a perfectionist or that likes to keep their house very neat and clean.
Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder (EUPD), also known as Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), is a distressing condition that commonly occurs in both men and women, however, more women are diagnosed with EUPD than men. Sadly, EUPD is often a stigmatised condition that is left undiagnosed or mis diagnosed.
For young girls and women, ADHD will often go undiagnosed and untreated for many years due to symptoms generally being less hyperactive than young boys and men. Hyperactive symptoms are much more obvious during childhood and hence why boys are more likely to be diagnosed and treated for the condition.
People with IBS often suffer from anxiety, depression and especially generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) and research suggests that between 60 and 90 percent of people who suffer from IBS have an untreated underlying psychiatric disorder.