Tagged: depression

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Is the art of conversation dead?

Having spent almost the entire festive period with a friend glued to their various mobile devices and being irritable when asked if they wanted a drink or something to eat; it made me wonder… Have...

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Writing with mental health in mind

Mark Avery writing for the Education and Skills Funding Agency: The internet can be an intimidating place for people with mental health issues. I should know. For as I can remember I’ve been going into battle daily...

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Is your child depressed?

Lots of people think depression only affects adults. But children and teenagers can become depressed as well. According to figures from the Office of National Statistics, 10% of children in Great Britain aged between 5 and 16...

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Probiotics for anxiety and memory problems?

A daily capsule of probiotic bacteria may help people cope with mild anxiety and memory problems, according to a small study of healthy men. Those who took the bug-bearing capsules for a month reported less...