Category Archives: Uncategorized

Energetic Therapies in Mental Health Care

Energetic Therapies in Mental Health Care: A Short Introduction This blog post is intended as a short introduction to diverse ‘energetic’ therapies and their uses in mental health care. Future posts will review the evidence for individual energetic therapies in … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Depression, General, psychosis, Substance Abuse, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Increasing Use of Alternative Therapies for Mental Health

Persons diagnosed with a major psychiatric disorder are significantly more likely to use CAM treatments than the general population, and the majority of people who use CAM to self-treat a mental health problem take prescription medications concurrently. Almost one-half of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has enormous psychological and social consequences

Overview Approximately one third of the world’s population experiences chronic symptoms of inattention, distractibility, impulsivity or hyperactivity that meet requirements for a diagnosis of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. ADHD is the most common mental health problem among young children and may … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment