Inpact of War on Mental Health

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With the Russian-Ukrainian war waging on, the effects of conflict leave their mark on a new battlefield. There are physical risks for those that come with living in war zones, such as breathing in smoke and ash from fires and blasts that can affect the nose and lungs. But there are also mental health risks. … Read more

Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

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After a traumatic experience, it’s normal to feel dread, depression, and a feeling of being disconnected from friends and family. However, if those feelings do not fade, you may be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD will likely develop following any event that makes you fear for your safety. Most people associate PTSD with … Read more

How Different Cultures View Mental Illness

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Historically, physical health has been a more straightforward and tangible aspect that society has been able to identify and diagnose. However, stigmas still surround mental health all around the world. Due to this stigma, more than half of people in the United States with mental illness don’t receive help for their disorders. The fear of … Read more

How to Master Your Organizational Skills At Work

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Employees with excellent organizational skills are never caught unaware by their schedules. They manage to make time for in-office activities because they meet their work meetings and goals in time. As opposed to this, disorganized employees are always on the verge of panic. Last-minute calls and schedule allotments interrupt them. Instead of acting rationally to … Read more

How to Deal With Video Game Addiction

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Maybe it’s the bout of Fortnite turned into a whole day marathon that convinced you. What was once an enjoyable hobby has become a raging obsession. Perhaps you have heard from your parents or spouse as well, complaining about the state of things. You cannot deny that games can have a positive influence. Studies show … Read more

Everything You Need to Know About HIPAA Compliance

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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was brought in 1996 to ensure the necessary privacy of a patient’s sensitive information. The HIPAA law lays down various mandates for healthcare organizations to safeguard protected health information (PHI) of patients, breach of which attracts both criminal and civil liabilities. Today, where technology and data storage … Read more

Eating Healthy To Improve Your Mood

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We know the old saying “you are what you eat”. But did you know that this correlation not only affects your physical self but how you feel after eating as well? It is a given that eating healthy food is one of the best things you can do for your body. The additional benefit is … Read more

What Is Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) & Why You Might Need It?

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Some people deal with bipolar disorder or severe depression that doesn’t respond to traditional treatments. There are other options available, and one of those options is Electroconvulsive Therapy. Simply known as ECT, this therapy is an electrical current that stimulates the brain. Unlike Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, patients who undergo ECT are given anesthesia before treatment. … Read more