Entries by Rach

Know the Different Types of Bipolar Disorder and Interventions

Bipolar disorder is a psychological condition characterized by intense changes in mood or emotional state impeding everyday activities. The mood changes are categorized as mood episodes such as maniac episodes (excessively happy), hypomanic (irritable) episodes and depressive episodes (sad). Statistics suggest that approximately 4.4 percent people in the United States are grappling with bipolar-disorder. The […]

Types of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Ways to Deal with Them

Post traumatic stress disorder is a mental health condition that develops after an individual experiences a traumatic or life-threatening incident. Approximately 7.7 million people in the United States battle with PTSD. The traumatic incidents may range from events such as meeting with an accident, experiencing natural disaster, demise of loved ones, enduring a prolonged illness […]

More and More Frontline Workers Seek Mental Health Support as Pandemic Rages on

The COVID-19 pandemic brought about serious humanitarian crisis, especially in finance, healthcare, and mental health of the general population. As the pandemic raged through the entire world it completely upended the lives of the people. It not only caused mortality and physical morbidity but also wreaked havoc on the mental health of the people. Depression, […]

OCD Rates among Adults and Children have gone up exponentially during the Pandemic

There has been a significant surge in people diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder or OCD since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, say mental health experts. According to various studies, every two in 100 people are diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder. OCD obsessions include repeated, persistent and unwanted thoughts, urges or images, which become very […]