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15 Ways to Help You Sleep | Sleep Counsellor in Manchester

15 Ways to Help You Sleep | Sleep Counsellor In the short-term medication can be an appropriate choice to help you get to sleep.  Particularly if you just need to get through a short but difficult time. However using medication to help you sleep in the long-term can potentially make things much worse.  Depending on the

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Large Study Finds Talk Therapy, Not Medication Best for Social Anxiety Disorder – Inner Changes Counselling and Psychotherapy Manchester

Large Study Finds Talk Therapy, Not Medication Best for Social Anxiety Disorder While antidepressants are the most commonly used treatment for social anxiety disorder, new research suggests that talking therapies like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) are more effective and, unlike medication, can have lasting effects long after treatment has stopped. Social anxiety disorder is a

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Coping with Grief and Loss: The Five Stages

Coping with Grief and Loss: The Five Stages by PsychCentral | July 3, 2016 The stages of mourning and grief are universal and are experienced by people from all walks of life. Mourning occurs in response to an individual’s own terminal illness, the loss of a close relationship, or to the death of a valued

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Women and people under the age of 35 at greatest risk of anxiety

Women are almost twice as likely to experience anxiety as men, according to a review of existing scientific literature, led by the University of Cambridge. The study also found that people from Western Europe and North America are more likely to suffer from anxiety than people from other cultures. The review, published today in the

Sleep’s memory role discovered – Psychotherapy and Counselling News

Sleep’s memory role discovered The mechanism by which a good night’s sleep improves learning and memory has been discovered by scientists. The team in China and the US used advanced microscopy to witness new connections between brain cells – synapses – forming during sleep. Their study, published in the journal Science, showed even intense training could

Smartphone blue light may cause sleep problems and insomnia - Sleep Manchester

Smartphone blue light may cause sleep problems

Smartphone blue light may cause sleep problems. BBC Newsbeat More than nine out of 10 young people expose themselves to the blue light from smartphones and tablets, before bed, causing problems with sleep. A new survey also shows more than 28m people in the UK regularly get no more than seven hours sleep a night. Prof

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Lost sleep leads to loss of brain cells, study suggests

Lost sleep leads to loss of brain cells, study suggests Sleep loss may be more serious than previously thought, causing a permanent loss of brain cells, research suggests. In mice, prolonged lack of sleep led to 25% of certain brain cells dying, according to a study in The Journal of Neuroscience. If the same is true

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What are Anxiety Disorders?

Anxiety Disorders The term Anxiety disorder is collective term for a group of disorders that share anxiety related symptoms. Each individual anxiety disorder refers to a set of anxiety symptoms and specific anxiety triggers.  All anxieties sufferers have an excessive fear or discomfort that is out of proportion to the situation, and which is something

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Strong Connection to Social Groups may Lower Clinical Depression

Strong Connection to Social Groups may Lower Clinical Depression A recent study suggests that clinically depressed individuals may benefit from close social connections, including making new friends and general group activities. For the experiment, researchers conducted two studies based on patients diagnosed with depression and/or anxiety. All participants were assigned either to join a community

Don’t Feel Depressed and Anxious About Not Feeling Happy Enough

[fblikesend] Don’t Get Depressed and Anxious About Not Feeling Happy Enough Some people may actually find themselves feeling more depressed and anxious when they try then fail to be as happy as they think they should be.  There is plenty of research to suggest that thinking more positively and feeling happier, more of the time, has numerous physical and mental

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Most mental health patients prefer psychotherapy over drugs | Psychotherapy Manchester

Most mental health patients prefer psychotherapy over drugs A line was crossed in 2005 as anti-depressant medication became the most widely prescribed class of drug in the USA. Here in England, the use of anti-depressants has risen to its highest ever level with 50 million prescriptions written last year. And yet a new meta-analysis finds

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Sleep Deprivation May Lead to Higher Anxiety Levels | Sleep Therapist in Manchester

[fblikesend] Sleep Deprivation May Lead to Higher Anxiety Levels Two common features of anxiety disorders are insomnia and an amplification of emotional response. Results from the new study suggest that these features may not be independent of one another but may interact instead. New research shows that sleep loss markedly exaggerates the degree to which

Research shows Psychotherapy equally as successful as anti-depressants at reducing depression

[fblikesend] Psychotherapy as effective as anti-depressants at treating depression New research finds little difference between the effectiveness of anti-depressant medication and non-drug therapeutic approaches such as psychotherapy for the treatment of depression.   The researchers suggest patients with depression should discuss different therapies with their GP prior to taking anti-depressants. Non-drug treatment options for depression,

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What is Counselling?

[fblikesend] What is Counselling? Counselling is when you consult a properly trained and qualified individual to talk about problems and issues in your life. It is a method that allows a person to discuss and work through their problems and arrive at new perspectives that can have a positive impact on their life. Counselling may be

What is Depression?

[fblikesend] What is Depression? Depression is a very common and debilitating complaint, characterised by low mood, feelings of sadness, despair, low self-worth, and lack of motivation and energy. It can often interfere with sleep and the the ability to concentrate, which can adversely affect work, study and social life.  Depression is a psychological condition, which

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