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  1. J

    Possible Bipolar? New Here

    Hi :) I have recently been to see my GP and she has referred me for Talk Therapy, I originally went to her because I self harm and have been since I was roughly 13 year old. My memory is not the best and I can't quite remember the Whys, Hows, or Whens from back then. I will be 26 next week. I...
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    Psychologists Against Austerity

    Counting the costs of austerity Changed the link because it wasn't working on my device.
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    The empty brain

    The empty brain - Your brain does not process information and it is not a computer | Aeon Essays "Your brain does not process information, retrieve knowledge or store memories. In short: your brain is not a computer - No matter how hard they try, brain scientists and cognitive psychologists...
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    Psychologists and Psychiatrists Approach Mental Health Differently

    Psychologists and Psychiatrists See Mental Health Differently In The News July 12, 2016 Psychiatrists and psychologists have traditionally taken distinct approaches toward mental health and, according to a new study, these differences may be here to stay. Researchers in the UK surveyed...
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    Psychologists Explain Why People Refuse to Question the Official Version of 9/11

    Psychologists Explain Why People Refuse to Question the Official Version of 9/11 Psychologists Explain Why People Refuse to Question the Official Version of 9/11 : Waking Times Alex Pietrowski, Staff Waking Times September 11th is the most polarizing event in modern world history. After...
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    Psychology and Mental Health: Beyond Nature and Nurture

    Psychological therapies and the work of clinical psychologists are now very popular. This free online course provides an introduction to how psychologists understand emotions, behaviours and thinking patterns, and how this helps clinical psychologists make sense of their clients’ problems. Over...
  7. amathus

    6 Signs of Hidden Depression.

    1. They have unusual sleep, eating or drinking habits that differ from their normal ones. When a person seems to have changed the way they sleep or eat in significant ways, that’s often a sign that something is wrong. Sleep is the foundation of both good health and mental health. When a person...
  8. T

    Self Hatred & Being Kind To Yourself

    Ive got the advice of "you need to be kind to yourself" a lot in the past by psychiatrists and psychologists. Has anyone ever manged to actually be kind to themselves? I'm full of such self hatred I just want to drive myself into an early grave through self destruction. Ive really no idea how...
  9. B

    Help me ive tried everything

    Hi im feeling really at my wits end... have spent the last year in and out of mental hospitals ... lost my job, husband, friends, health... have put on 50kgs...use to be a happy energertic loving beautiful woman but now am a total mess... have nightmares every night. Am on lithium risperidone...
  10. BorderlineDownunder

    Just got yet another diagnosis

    So. My mental health has been very bad for 4.5 years now By very bad I mean, I struggle to function daily, do not work, do not cope with paperwork, have zero memory, lose entire weeks and days of time. I've seen 2 psychologists, 4 psychiatrists, and ended up at a CNC (complex needs clinic)...
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    Does Telepathy Conflict With Science? Many are Starting to Think Not

    Does Telepathy Conflict With Science? Many are Starting to Think Not : Waking Times Recently, journalist Steven Volk was surprised to discover that leading skeptical psychologist Richard Wiseman has admitted that the evidence for telepathy is so good that “by the standards of any other area of...
  12. shaky

    Walk the Talk - psychologists walking to London on topics of benefits cuts and poverty

    Walk the Talk - psychologists walking to London on topics of benefits cuts and poverty The psychologists walking 100 miles to fight austerity And I'm here in Edinburgh!!! If I'd been at home I could have joined them for part of the walk :doh2:
  13. Gajolene

    Is the Training of a Psychiatrist More Like That of a Neurologist or a Psychologist?

    Is the Training of a Psychiatrist More Like That of a Neurologist or a Psychologist? This article is from 2010 but I found it very clarifying for people who don't understand the differences between psychologists and psychiatrists. Just thought I would share it...
  14. FriendsAreFriends

    Dear friends...how can I learn to be???

    My psychologist tells me I am very intelligent....he tells me I am a man of words...I find myself in a situation that I can give hope to the most suicidal person...were ever I turn everybody loves me...I am true, trustworthy and kind...and I have all the good qualities a person is supposed to...
  15. V

    PsYchologist stopped the therapy

    Hi has anyone had this happen to them. He says that I can't take the therapy that he can't help me. So he simply quit the sessions. Not the first one to do that. I have tried several psychologists but none of them worked. This guy was at least honest I think.
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    Schizophrenia: A drop of sunshine

    Schizophrenia: A drop of sunshine It may be one word, but it immediately conjures up multiple connotations – mad, incurable, violent, suicidal, chemical imbalances, crazy, a lifelong condition, an inevitable dependency on Medicines. This film questions this negative mainstream view of the...
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    Psychiatrists and Psychologists Not Reliable Expert Witnesses

    Psychiatrists and Psychologists Not Reliable Expert Witnesses | Mad In America November 16, 2014 Psychiatrists and psychologists who work as expert witnesses for the courts are generally no more scientifically knowledgeable or accurate about the human mind than regular practitioners or lay...
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    Brain games exploit anxieties about memory loss for profit

    Companies marketing “brain games” that are meant to slow or reverse age-related memory decline and enhance other cognitive functions are exploiting customers by making “exaggerated and misleading claims” that are not based on sound scientific evidence, according to an open letter signed by 73...
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    Can NHS psychologists refuse to work with a patient

    Does anyone know if an NHS psychologist can refuse to work with a patient because they don't like some of the behaviours the individual is seeking therapy for? I know as a patient we don't get a choice but what about the other way round?
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    Are psychiatrists the least effective of mental health professionals?

    Psychiatrists the least effective of mental health professionals, says consultant psychologist Psychiatrists are the least effective of all mental health professionals, a consultant clinical psychologist has claimed. In a stinging criticism of the psychiatric profession, Dr Henck van Bilsen...
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