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Mental Health at Christmas

Why people may suffer from negative mental health during Christmas Below, we list a number of reasons why people suffer from ill-mental health issues during the Christmas period. Diet As tasty as Christmas dinner and chocolates for breakfast is, the lack of healthy food throughout the festive period often means that people feel less energetic, …

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A Personal Reflection: The drugs do work – taking SSRIs for Panic Disorder

The journey of recovery from mental ill health can be tough to navigate. It isn’t as straightforward as a broken arm or a chest infection, where diagnosis and treatment plan is clear. It’s not linear and everyone is unique. Medication is still a treatment which has stigma attached to it. A ground-breaking study published earlier …

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OCD is OCD

A lot of the time No Panic and OCD-UK find people talking about ROCD (relationship OCD) or POCD (paedophile OCD) as if they were different to other types of OCD. The list in fact is endless – COCD (contamination or checking), SOCD (symmetry OCD)… the acronyms quickly become meaningless and divide the community. The fact …

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