Grief and Coping with Loss
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Post No.: 0557   Furrywisepuppy says:   The purported 5 states of grief are denial/isolation, anger, bargaining/regret, depression and acceptance – but this is only a rough guide and isn’t the same for everybody. Not everyone goes through these steps … Read More

Anorexia, Bulimia and Binge Eating Disorders
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Post No.: 0553   Furrywisepuppy says:   Some quirky eating rituals are normal, such as the order you choose to eat the food on your plate. Well really, the immediate culture decides what rituals are considered ‘normal’, such as eating … Read More

Gaming Disorder, and Playing Violent Videogames
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Post No.: 0542   Fluffystealthkitten says:   There was once a stigma if you liked playing videogames but weren’t male and adolescent or younger. But people of all genders and ages can openly admit to enjoying them nowadays. So the … Read More

Overcoming Simple and Complex Phobias
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Post No.: 0535   Furrywisepuppy says:   The difference between phobias and fears is that phobias cause an anxiety that’s so extreme and debilitating that it interferes with one’s quality of life and ability to function. It’s therefore considered a … Read More

The Link Between Debt and Mental Health Problems
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Post No.: 0527   Furrywisepuppy says:   Mental health problems and debt problems correlate significantly – mental health problems can cause severe debt (e.g. some people on the bipolar spectrum are prone to overspending during a ‘manic’ episode), and severe … Read More

Give Your Time More Than Give Advice
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Post No.: 0522   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Sometimes, people can treat those with depression and suicide ideation in ways that’ll exacerbate their condition and situation – with assumptions, nagging, blames and/or judgemental sneering – as if they have chosen the … Read More

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Other Therapies
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Post No.: 0515   Furrywisepuppy says:   We’ve taken a little peep at various forms of help available for those with mental health and psychiatric disorders before, but let’s take a more specific look at some common forms of therapies … Read More

Psychological and Physical Traumas, and Violence
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Post No.: 0502   Furrywisepuppy says:   Psychological traumas and/or physical (especially head) traumas are strongly linked with violent criminality. One’s mother abusing drugs (including alcohol) while pregnant, high testosterone levels, low resting heart rates, and physical differences in the … Read More

You’re Not a Burden on Others
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Post No.: 0485   Fluffystealthkitten says:   It’s not self-indulgent or a burden on others to talk about your feelings when it regards your mental health. In fact, those who think it’s self-indulgent or a burden on others are far … Read More

Ostracism, Isolation and Being Ignored
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Post No.: 0475   Furrywisepuppy says:   Pains, in particular, generally drive us to seek to belong to social groups for support, which makes being ignored, ostracised, isolated, solitarily confined, socially deprived or excluded one of the most doubly hurtful … Read More

Helping Someone Who Has Anxiety
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Post No.: 0449   Furrywisepuppy says:   The most common types of anxiety disorders are generalised anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) (see Post No.: 0095 for more specifically about OCD), panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder, … Read More

Don’t Push Away but Help the Mentally Vulnerable
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Post No.: 0444   Furrywisepuppy says:   Whenever there’s a murder case involving a suspect with a speculated mental health problem, some news outlets start to spew out unverified conjectures that are emotive, fear-mongering and stereotypical. They don’t even always … Read More

The Responsibility of Society as a Whole
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Post No.: 0421   Furrywisepuppy says:   Whenever we see lots of people experiencing the same problems in or around the same places at the same time – it’s logical and sensible to primarily look for the systemic reasons behind … Read More

Don’t Dismiss What Someone is Going Through
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Post No.: 0409   Furrywisepuppy says:   When someone is trying to express their feelings of depression, generalised anxiety, schizophrenia or bipolar disorder or to other people, one of the worst attitudes and responses they can receive is, “Yes but…” … Read More

Being ‘Different’, ‘Weird’ or ‘Strange’
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Post No.: 0383   Fluffystealthkitten says:   In any kind of context, people tend to call any person whom they don’t quite understand or isn’t following the current social norm as ‘crazy’ or similar, even when a person isn’t genuinely … Read More

Prevention, Care and Understanding the Local Culture
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Post No.: 0369   Furrywisepuppy says:   Public mental health care includes the promotion of healthy lifestyles, the direct prevention of particular diseases, case identification, providing a satisfactory level of standard treatment, the maintenance or long-term care of patients to … Read More

Fighting and Overcoming Addiction
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Post No.: 0359   Furrywisepuppy says:   Sufferers of both substance-based/drug addictions (e.g. cocaine, heroin, nicotine, alcohol) and behavioural addictions (e.g. gambling, pornography or sex, shopping, eating, working) feel unbearable cravings, feel out of control, can get into financial dire … Read More

Don’t Assume Everyone Experienced the Same Things When Young
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Post No.: 0341   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Most of all cases of adult mental illness have their roots before the age of 14 hence it’s important that children are appropriately diagnosed and treated early. Stressors or risk factors during this … Read More

The Common Causes of Mental Health Problems
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Post No.: 0326   Furrywisepuppy says:   The causes of mental health problems can be social causes e.g. a traumatic life event such as a bereavement, job loss, being a victim of fraud, sexual harassment, severe trauma due to a … Read More

Stigma and Seeking Treatment
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Post No.: 0313   Furrywisepuppy says:   A large proportion of individuals across the world with mental health illnesses still do not seek (professional) treatment or help, or seek it only after long delays, hence there’s a huge unmet need … Read More

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