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Is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder an Anxiety Disorder? OCD Explained…

Written by Cognacity for Doctify
Anxiety
Anxiety is a normal but unpleasant feeling of unease, worry or fear that can range from mild to severe. It is a universal feeling driven by the evolutionary “fight-or-flight” response, which increases blood flow to muscles and suppresses irrelevant bodily functions (e.g. digestive system, which can cause nausea). In other words, […]

By |November 29th, 2019|Conditions, Hot Topics, Top Articles|0 Comments

The power of peer recommendations

In a world where value-based consumerism rules and people want to confirm their decisions through reading reviews, peer recommendations can be an incredibly powerful tool. Peer Recommendations allow you to display an endorsement from your professional colleagues, helping to highlight your medical expertise.

Why patients love peer recommendations
A 2019 Harvard Business Review report found that fewer […]

By |August 16th, 2019|Top Articles, For Clinicians|Comments Off on The power of peer recommendations

How can cancer impact your mental health?

Cancer’s impact 

Due to medical advances over the last few decades, around half the people diagnosed with cancer are expected to survive for 10 years or more. The decline in quality of life caused by both the diagnosis and treatments e.g. surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy side effects (nausea, vomiting, hair loss, sleep problems, pain, flu like […]

By |August 6th, 2019|Conditions, Wellbeing & Fitness, Top Articles|Comments Off on How can cancer impact your mental health?

VIDEO: What is Anxiety and how can it be Reduced?

Featuring Dr Brock Chisholm for Doctify
Anxiety is something that many people live with and have to conquer every day. Whether you suffer every so often in times of great stress or whether you feel crippled by it all the time, it can be debilitating. Luckily, there is help to be had. Psychologist Dr Brock Chisholm […]

By |May 14th, 2018|Conditions|Comments Off on VIDEO: What is Anxiety and how can it be Reduced?

Dry January is Finally Over but Does it Actually Help in the Long Term?

Written by Mr Gary Bloom for Doctify
Dry January is something that has taken off in recent years. For some the motivation behind it is to cut back after overindulging at Christmas. Others are sponsored to do it for charity. And then there are those that are doing it just to prove that they can. But […]

By |February 12th, 2018|Wellbeing & Fitness, Hot Topics|Comments Off on Dry January is Finally Over but Does it Actually Help in the Long Term?

The Psychology Behind Making (and Breaking) New Year’s Resolutions

Written by Dr Kate Potter for Doctify
Making new year’s resolutions is easy. Keeping them is another matter. The idea that the clock strikes midnight on 31st December and we all wake up as brand new people on 1st January is not only silly but can also be harmful when we fail to live up to […]

By |January 10th, 2018|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on The Psychology Behind Making (and Breaking) New Year’s Resolutions

How to Find the Right Specialist to Help with Your Sleep Disorder

The benefits of a good night’s sleep are huge. Studies suggest that getting enough sleep can aid productivity, help with junk food cravings and even prevent Alzheimer’s. Losing sleep, for whatever reason, means that we have less energy and may lead to problems at work and at home.

Sleep disorders can range from insomnia to sleep […]

By |October 11th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on How to Find the Right Specialist to Help with Your Sleep Disorder

Is your Work Causing you to Suffer from Burnout?

Written by Dr Lisa Alfrey for Doctify
Its the end of the week. You’re excited for the weekend but half of you just wants to crawl under the covers and never come out again. Or perhaps you’re one of those Instagram influencers that keep popping up on our newsfeeds and you’re currently in Bali drinking Flat […]

By |September 15th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Is your Work Causing you to Suffer from Burnout?

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

VIDEO: An Expert’s Guide to Dealing with the Fallout from Trauma

Featuring Dr Brock Chisholm for Doctify
The world we live in can feel overwhelming sometimes. Terror attacks, natural disasters and accidents are all sources of trauma and can have a profound effect on mental health.

Doctify Psychologist Dr Brock Chisholm has some advice for those present at traumatic events, their friends and families and those in any way saddened or […]

By |August 18th, 2017|Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on VIDEO: An Expert’s Guide to Dealing with the Fallout from Trauma