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How to Find the Right Mental Health Specialist for You

The conversation around mental health is slowly improving. There definitely is less stigma and more understanding surrounding psychological issues but seeking help can still be a difficult step.

Convenience is important; your treatment should slot into your routine easily. As a result, finding a psychologist or mental health specialist near your home or work can be […]

By |September 13th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on How to Find the Right Mental Health Specialist for You

Can Art Therapy Help Improve Your Mental Health?

Written by Dr Bhavna Jaiswal for Doctify
We all know that one scene in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. No, not where they join the parade. Or drive Cameron’s dad’s red convertible through the window. Or where they bluff their way into the restaurant. I guess it has quite a few iconic scenes, actually. But the one […]

By |September 4th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Can Art Therapy Help Improve Your Mental Health?

Can you Suffer from SAD Even in the Summer?

Written by Dr Martin Saweirs for Doctify
No, that’s not a typo: being sad is a symptom of SAD. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression which, as the name suggests, presents at a certain time each year. It is commonly known as ‘winter depression’. Research shows up to 8 percent of the UK […]

By |August 7th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Can you Suffer from SAD Even in the Summer?

VIDEO: Could you be Working for a Psychopath?

Featuring Dr Brock Chisholm for Doctify
The word psychopath is thrown around a lot these days. For some, it’s how they describe their last Tinder date. Others use the term to apply only to serial killers or movie villains. But what actually is it that constitutes a psychopath?

Here to fill us in on how to spot […]

By |August 4th, 2017|Hot Topics|Comments Off on VIDEO: Could you be Working for a Psychopath?

Movember: A Month All About Men!

Book:
 Mr. Laniado      Mr. Chitale        Mr. Poullis 

 
Featuring Mr. Marc Laniado, Mr. Sudhansu Chitale and Mr. Joseph Poullis
Written by Catherine Meyers for Doctify 

Have you taken the time to take care of the men in your life? This November join the Movemeber movement to help spread awareness about men’s health and have some fun whilst you’re at it.

Why Movember?

Most people know the […]

By |November 8th, 2016|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Movember: A Month All About Men!

Is Pokemon Go tackling mental health problems?

The immensely popular game Pokemon go has been reported by NetDoctor to bring additional health benefits to a normally sedentary gaming culture.  Players of the game go out of their way to increase their time spent walking outside in order to be able to take part in activities that lets the players increase in levels. […]

By |August 30th, 2016|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Is Pokemon Go tackling mental health problems?

Are you worried about infertility?

It is no wonder we’re so easily panicked about infertility with the fearful narrative and stigmatism that comes from being ‘labelled’ infertile. A new survey published in the Oxford Journal of Reproduction has shown that nearly half of women and men don’t seek medical help due to the fear of being labelled infertile. Infertility is […]

By |August 7th, 2016|Conditions, Parenting|Comments Off on Are you worried about infertility?

Ask the Expert: Eating Disorders

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Interviewd by Gurminder for Doctify 

Next week is eating disorders awareness week, which aims to encourage earlier diagnosis of eating disorders.

We asked consultant psychiatrist Dr Belda to tell us more about them.

Tell us about the types of patients you see?

I am the consultant at an NHS Dual Diagnosis inpatient unit. We specialise in treating people […]

By |February 18th, 2016|Conditions, Top Articles|Comments Off on Ask the Expert: Eating Disorders

Brain Training is just as Important as Physical Training

Written by Dr Ralph Rodgers for Doctify
Dr Ralph Rogers explains how exercise benefits your brain in the same way it benefits the rest of your body.

Everyone knows that exercise is good for you.  It improves your cardiovascular health, stress levels, and helps to maintain a healthy weight.  However, exercise also helps your mind to stay […]

By |October 23rd, 2015|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Brain Training is just as Important as Physical Training

Is Stress all Bad or can it actually be Helpful?

Written by Mrs Josie Elles for Doctify

85% of Americans believe that stress is harmful and that figure probably isn’t much different on this side of the pond. However, the latest research questions if it’s really the stress itself that makes us sick or more so our attitude towards it. It seems that if we expect the […]

By |August 24th, 2015|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Is Stress all Bad or can it actually be Helpful?