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The Role of Art Therapy in Mental Health Treatment

  • Zivanza
  • 31 May 2024
People engaged in painting on a canvas, symbolizing expressive communication through art therapy.

  Art has healing powers, it really does. It is because of this very reason that art therapy is used by psychologists across the globe as a way to treat mental il...

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People engaged in painting on a canvas, symbolizing expressive communication through art therapy.
A supportive family sitting together, symbolizing emotional support in managing depression.
31 May

The Role of Family Support in Managing Depression

  Depression is hard to go through. It is even harder when you have to do it alone. This is why the support of family is extremely important when it comes to over...

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DNA double helix structure representing the role of genetics in mental health.
31 May

The Role of Genetics in Mental Health: What We Know So Far

  Are mental health issues a result of the gruesome and unfavorable circumstances we grew up in and surround ourselves with? Or does genetics have something to do...

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Person stretching at desk during a short break at work.
31 May

The Significance of Taking Short, Frequent Breaks at Work

  Workplace is not often associated with calming and soothing. People always have emotions of stress and anxiety when they think of their workplaces. If you do no...

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Person contemplating while looking at the mirror
31 May

Understanding and Managing Bipolar Disorder: A Comprehensive Guide

  I'm sure you might have come across the term ‘bipolar disorder’ at some point in your life. It is one of the common mental health disorders seen...

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Group of diverse people engaged in a conversation, representing social awareness and empathy.
31 May

Understanding Emotional Intelligence: A Comprehensive Overview

  Lately, we have kept hearing the term emotional intelligence with increasing frequency. The social and professional settings in which we live have changed, and ...

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A person experiencing different emotions
31 May

Understanding the Complexities of Schizophrenia

  Most of us approach the medical condition Schizophrenia with utmost caution and fear. Although there is no doubt that it is one of the most complicated and seri...

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A therapist and patients in a counseling session.
30 May

Psychotherapy vs. Medication: The Ongoing Debate in Psychiatry

  We have often heard of doctors prescribing medicines for people suffering from mental health illnesses. But is it a compulsory step in treating mental illness? ...

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Two friends having a deep conversation.
30 May

Should You Talk to a Friend or Seek a Psychotherapist?

  We all know how helpful it can be to openly talk to someone about our issues. The burden of the problem seems to immediately reduce as we speak openly to someon...

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A person sitting alone in a dimly lit room.
30 May

Social Isolation Treatment: Addressing a Hidden Mental Health Issue

  Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic, the norm of working from home has become the protocol almost everywhere. Because of this reason, people have gotten used to th...

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A child distracted with a tablet.
30 May

The Digital Age and ADHD: Pros and Cons

  All the constant stimulation and excessive screen time that comes along with the digital age has aggravated the extent of ADHD in us. Or is it the case? Are the...

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A group of college students in library
30 May

The Growing Concern of Mental Health Among College Students

  College is a place where we get to experience new things, learn, and grow. It is also a time filled with a lot of uncertainty because kids are put into a new en...

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A person practicing yoga
30 May

The Intersection of Yoga and Mental Wellness

  Yoga has enumerable benefits, and most of them are associated with better mental wellness. How can we make the best of yoga and mental wellness to create a holi...

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Close-up of a hand holding medicines or antidepressants
30 May

The Place of Antidepressants in Depression Treatment

  Can depression be cured only with medication? How irreplaceable are antidepressants when it comes to treating depression? If these questions have been bothering...

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A person holding their head in their hands, depicting mental stress.
30 May

The Relationship Between Mental Illness and Other Health Problems

  A healthy mind can only reside in a healthy body and vice versa. Your mind and body are integrally linked to one another and have to be at peak condition for an...

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Office workers being distracted during a break.
30 May

Mental Health in the Workplace: A Topic That Needs Attention

  We all know how important mental health is. No matter how physically fit you are, with an unfit mind, everything else gets out of balance. But mental health in ...

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What are the causes of dysmorphic disorder
30 May

Increasing Cases of Body Dysmorphic Disorder in the UAE: A Growing Concern for Medical

  As the times change and society evolves, new psychological disorders arise, or some mental health illnesses become more prevalent than others. One such issue is...

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Hypnotherapy explained
30 May

Hypnotherapy Explained: What You Need to Know

  There are some medical treatments that are more common than others, mostly because people are less aware of other effective alternatives when it comes to treati...

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ADHD shown in children
29 May

Debunking Common Myths About ADHD: Facts vs Fiction

  ADHD is a common name in the world of mental health illnesses, and along with it comes a set of misconceptions associated with the same. If you have often heard...

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29 May

Choosing the Right Mental Health Specialist for Your Needs

  Mental health issues are delicate in nature and highly specific. The same goes for its treatment. So if you are on the search for finding the right specialist t...

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30 Mar

What to Anticipate from Your Child's or Teen's Therapy Sessions

  Yes, therapy is not just for adults. In fact, is kids get proper therapy during their childhood, they have more chances of becoming a well-rounded adult who wou...

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30 Mar

Top 7 Reasons to Consult a Psychologist

  Most people emphasize their physical health but often ignore their mental health. They only realize later that even your physical well-being depends on how ment...

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30 Mar

Therapeutic Approaches to Panic Attack Treatment

  As the world around us gets more and more sophisticated with gadgets and tools, the number of people who suffer from panic attacks also increases. Worrying take...

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30 Mar

The Positive Impact of Journaling on Mental Well-being

  Whenever we think of self-care, we often think of journaling. It has become quite a common term in our everyday lives, and it has found a permanent place in mos...

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30 Mar

The Healing Power of Time: Fact or Fiction?

  We have all heard people describe the healing power of time, that there is no wound that time cannot heal. Is there any truth to it? Does time truly heal everyt...

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30 Mar

Strategies for Managing Bullying Effectively

  There is no problem without a solution. The same goes for bullying as well. No matter how complex and nuanced the issue of bullying is, with the right approach ...

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30 Mar

Sleep Hygiene Explained: Everything You Need to Know

  Yes, there is something known as sleep hygiene! As we all know, sleep is the most important aspect of our lives because the quality of our sleep determines the ...

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29 Mar

Reigniting Romance: Strategies for Breathing New Life into Your Relationship

  Being in a relationship and making sure that it is kept interesting is not an easy thing to do. This is especially true when it comes to keeping the romance ali...

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29 Mar

Preparing for Parenthood: A Comprehensive Plan from a Psychology Perspective

  Nothing prepares us for parenthood exactly. But this doesn't mean that you have to start this journey with zero knowledge of what to expect and what not to. Parenti...

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29 Mar

Normal Reactions to Extraordinary Circumstances

  For almost all of us, life goes by pretty normally for the majority of the time. Because of this reason, when something out of the ordinary happens, we are almo...

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29 Mar

Navigating Birth Trauma and PTSD: When Things Don't Go As Planned

  Everyone goes through one form of trauma or the other. The intensity and type differ, but the pain remains the same. It is easy to get lost in the vicious cycle...

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29 Mar

Midlife Crisis in Men: Psychological Phenomenon or Tangible Reality?

  We have all heard of people going through mid-life crises. But have we ever actually stopped to think about what exactly it is and how it affects people? If not...

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29 Mar

Laughter: A Powerful Tool for Weathering Life's Storms

  We often hear people say laughter is the best medicine. Turns out, laughter indeed has a ton of benefits when it comes to facing life. Although we never give it...

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28 Mar

How to Provide Support for Someone with Adjustment Disorder

  People who have to go through mental illnesses often fight a silent battle against their own demons. People who associate with them do not often understand the ...

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28 Mar

Do Boys Develop Language Skills Later Than Girls?

  Language skills are the most basic and one of the first skills we develop as a child. It heps us navigate through life and also convey our feelings to others. S...

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28 Mar

Dealing with Uncertainty: The Art of Healthy Worrying

  We all worry about things in our lives. But there are times when worrying gets the best of us and we do not get an opportunity to truly appreciate the life we l...

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28 Mar

Cultivating Self-Esteem Regardless of Circumstances

  A lot of us struggle with self-esteem. The problem is that only a few people correctly recognize that their problem lies in low self-esteem. Most areas we strug...

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28 Mar

Balancing Act: Working Mothers and Guilt Management

  Mothers wear multiple hats in their daily life. Especially the ones who have to handle a 9 to 5 job amidst handling everything else. Even after doing so much, i...

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28 Mar

ADHD in Women: An Insightful Look

  We all struggle with paying attention to things for a longer period. But some people struggle more than an average human when it comes to sitting still or holdi...

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28 Mar

Addressing Internet Addiction Among Teenagers

  No one can imagine a life without the internet today. This is the same for adults and kids alike. But this is fine because the internet does come with its own s...

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27 Mar

Understanding The Role Of Emotional Intelligence In Daily Life

  We have all come across the term ‘emotional intelligence’ at some point in our life. The frequency of it coming up in our daily lives has only incre...

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27 Mar

Understanding the Psychological Impact of Chronic Illness

  People who suffer from chronic illness undergo as much mental anguish as they undergo physical pain. It is a bleak situation to be in, but there is always light...

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27 Mar

The Stigma Surrounding Mental Health: How We Can Change the Narrative

  Even when we live in a time and age where there is constant awareness about mental health and its relevance, one cannot say that the stigma surrounding the same...

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27 Mar

The Psychology Behind Motivation: What Drives Us To Achieve?

  Motivation is what drives us to do things, both big and small. But this doesn't mean that everyone has an endless reserve of motivation. We might run low on...

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27 Mar

The Power of Talking: How Conversation Can Improve Mental Health

  Do you know how many problems in our lives would disappear if we simply sat down and had a conversation about it? That’s how powerful the healing ability ...

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27 Mar

The Influence of Color Psychology in Marketing and Branding

  What do colors have to do with psychology? Only everything! Color has always had a close association with psychology and brands across the world have made use o...

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26 Mar

Tackling Panic Attacks Effectively

  It is not easy to live a life in a world that is constantly bombarding us with something new every now and then. It puts us in a constant state of fight or flig...

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25 Mar

Strategies for Successfully Accomplishing Your New Year's Resolutions

  New year is all about hope and new beginnings. No matter how bad of a year we had in the past, we hope that the new one will be better and that it will make us ...

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25 Mar

Seven Effective Ways to Minimize Daily Anxiety

  If we walk into a room filled with people, at least a handful pf them will definitely be tackling anxiety every day. As we move towards a time where more and mo...

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25 Mar

Postpartum Depression: More Than Just 'Baby Blues’

  Postpartum depression should not be taken lightly. Although the awareness related to the issue has gained relevance only in the past few years, it does not disc...

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25 Mar

Overcoming the Challenges of Divorce: A Psychologist's Perspective

  Divorce is not easy. It comes with a number of legal and familiar complications. But the most devastating effect it can have is on your mental health. What chal...

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25 Mar

Neuroplasticity: How Our Brain Adapts And Changes Over Time

  The Brain is truly amazing. But what makes it even more special is neurons, which, unlike other cells in our body, do not regenerate once dead. It makes them su...

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23 Mar

How to Care for Loved Ones Struggling with Mental Health Issues

  Caring for someone with mental health issues is by no means an easy feat. You need an arsenal of tools by your side to do that. Although each mental illness nee...

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23 Mar

Meditation Tips for Beginners: Enhancing Mental Health through Mindfulness

  If you want to keep a clear and level head, the only way is to meditate. Most people don't even give meditation a try before they claim it is too difficult....

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22 Mar

Healthy Ways to De-Stress: A Psychologists's Guide

  We live in a time and age where having stress is not an abnormality, but in turn, is something you expect to have. In other words, stress has been normalized. B...

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22 Mar

Healing Together: The Importance of Family Therapy in Modern Times

  No family is perfect. But this doesn't mean that things don't need to change. Problems and trauma can hold back families from living to their fullest. S...

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22 Mar

Emergency Support in Mental Health Crises: What You Need to Know

  Mental health issues in people usually remain under the surface most of the time. But sometimes, it bursts out in the form of a mental health crisis. What shoul...

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22 Mar

Eating Disorders Treatment: Understanding the Path to Recovery

  People have complicated relationships with food. Some more than others. Even when food is a natural part of our life, too much or too little food can cause problems...

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22 Mar

Childhood Trauma and Its Impact on Adult Relationships

  Childhood is supposed to be a happy and wonderful time for kids. But unfortunately, not everyone has the chance to experience a wholesome childhood. The trauma ...

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22 Mar

ADHD Treatment: Current Approaches and Their Effectiveness

  We live in a constantly overstimulated world where attention deficiency is an increasing concern. Amidst that, people with ADHD struggle to lead a proper life. ...

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05 Feb

The Impact of Social Media on Mental Health: A Psychological Perspective

  Social media has devoured our lives in more than one way. Almost everyone has an online presence, and it is sort of an unsaid rule that is a prerequisite to fit...

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05 Feb

Self-Criticism: Understanding Its Roots and How to Overcome It

  All of us criticize ourselves every now and then. It is good, as long as you do not overindulge yourself in criticism. But when it becomes too much, self-critic...

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05 Feb

Unraveling the Rorschach Inkblot Test: What Is It?

  We have seen tons of movies where a psychologist holds up a piece of paper with symmetrical inkblot images and analyzes the person sitting opposite them. The im...

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05 Feb

The Role of Personality Tests in Successful Hiring Processes

  The amount of energy, time, and money an organization puts into its hiring process is insane. But what if, after all the hard work, you hire an employee that do...

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05 Feb

Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Well-being

  Whenever things start to look a bit bleak, there is somehow always a light at the end of the tunnel. When it comes to the world of mental health, this light is ...

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03 Feb

Positive Affirmations for Anxiety: A Step Towards Better Mental Health

  We live in a world filled with anxious people. Almost everyone is anxious about one thing or the other. But just because it is common doesn't mean that we h...

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03 Feb

Unpacking the Concept of Core Beliefs

  Our beliefs make us. Now, this is a fact. Whether we are aware of them or not, our core beliefs make unconscious decisions for us every day. It has so much powe...

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03 Feb

Are You Struggling with a Pleaser Personality?

  What we repeat becomes our habit, and our habits make us. It is imperative to pay attention to the patterns we fall into because they have the power to shape ou...

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03 Feb

Establishing and Maintaining Healthy Personal Boundaries

  No matter what kind of relationship you are in, the ability to draw a line and give some space for yourself is extremely important for the relationship to survi...

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03 Feb

The Influence of Perfectionism on Your Life: A Deep Dive

  Perfectionism may sound cool, but it is actually sucking all the fun out of your life. If people have often called you a perfectionist, it is high time you put ...

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03 Feb

Self-Help Techniques to Tackle and Triumph Over Panic Attacks

  We are all familiar with the classic fight or flight mode etched into our DNA through years of evolution. But sometimes, this basic instinct to fight or flee ta...

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03 Feb

OCD Behavioral Therapy: How it Works and Who it Helps

  The changes we underwent as a civilization in the past few decades are more drastic and dramatic than anyone has ever seen. There has been a sudden sprout of te...

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03 Feb

Navigating School Refusal: Understanding Anxiety, Not Stubbornness

  Kids refuse to go to school, and this is no news. Which kid likes to go to school anyway, right? But sometimes, things might not be as obvious as they seem, and...

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03 Feb

Effective Strategies for Managing Stress and Anger

  We all live in our own little world of pressure cookers, where the whistle goes off every now and then in the form of outbursts of anger or panic attacks. With ...

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03 Feb

Dealing with Complex Family Dynamics

  Families are complicated, and this is a universal fact. But as we know, not all families are the same, and some are more complex than others. The complex family...

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03 Feb

Discipline Versus Punishment: Understanding the Difference

  How many times have we disguised punishment as discipline, thinking that they are simply interchangeable? Although they might seem alike in some shade of light,...

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03 Feb

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: A Closer Look at Its Techniques and Benefits

  What we repeat becomes our habit, and our habits make us. It is imperative to pay attention to the patterns we fall into because they have the power to shape ou...

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03 Feb

Achieving Work-Life Balance: Tips for Couples

  Work is life, and life is work. If this has been your mantra for the entirety of your life, then it is high time you did a revaluation. It is often best not to ...

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03 Feb

The Effects of Sleep on Mental Health: An In-depth Look

  If there is one factor that most of us grossly undermine when it comes to mental health, it is the quality of our sleep. With gadgets shining their blue and yel...

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02 Feb

The Role and Benefits of Couples Therapy

  Relationships are complicated. When two people come together to build a life it is only normal that problems arise. But what isn't normal is ignoring those ...

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06 Dec

Navigating the Path to Mental Health and Well-being: Your Guide to Effective Care

In a world where the importance of mental health is increasingly recognized, understanding how to access and navigate mental health care effectively is vital. This blog is y...

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14 Oct

Unlocking the Potential Within: A Fresh Perspective on ADHD

  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental condition that has long been misunderstood and stigmatised. Instead of perpetuating ster...

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Authoritarian Parenting
29 Sep

Authoritarian Parenting: The Pros and Cons, According to a Child Psychologist

As children navigate the complex landscape of upbringing, parenting styles play a pivotal role in shaping their development and well-being.  Among the various parenting...

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marriage counseling in dubai
25 Sep

When should you start marriage counseling?

Marriage is a big adventure, but sometimes challenges come along that can shake things up. That's where marriage counseling comes in – like a helper for couples. It...

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ketamine therapy benefits and treatment
13 Sep

Benefits of ketamine therapy in depressive disorder treatment

Though ketamine has been used in anesthesia for decades, ketamine therapy is proving extraordinarily useful in the treatment of mental health disorders such as depression, anxie...

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How to calm Anxiety and depression
13 Jul

Helpful Techniques To Calm Anxiety

Are you feeling anxious and stressed out all the time? You may be experiencing an anxiety attack. Do you want to learn effective techniques to help calm your mind and ease y...

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Patient suffering from  MENTAL ILLNESS and that is affect their IDENTITY
10 Jul

How does MENTAL ILLNESS affect your IDENTITY?

A "sense of identity" is intensely a psychological concept. It is abstract and sometimes difficult to comprehend fully. It has complexities and becomes even more compl...

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couple therapy and its importance
05 Jul

Importance of Couple Therapy

Relationships are complex and have dynamics difficult to understand. And when it comes to a relationship between a couple, things may turn even more intricate at times! Expert a...

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Ways to improve  Mental Health and life
23 Jun

7 Proven Ways To Improve Your Mental Health & Your Quality of Life!

It is not new if the hectic office schedule or a fight with your best friend overwhelms you and makes you stressed, low, and upset. After all, everyone experiences anxiety, mood...

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Eating disorders Symptoms and causes
21 Jun

Eating Disorders - Symptoms And Causes

Introduction Eating disorders are a growing serious issue in today's society. Many people suffer from eating disorders in Dubai and, yet they often remain misunderstood....

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What is ADHD in Adults know Signs Symptoms Treatment
19 Jun

What is ADHD in Adults? Signs, Symptoms, Treatment

ADHD stands for Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a mental health disorder characterized by difficulty focusing, hyperactivity, and being easily distracted, among other ...

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Personality Assessment Test
24 Dec

Personality Assessment Test: Everything You Ought To Know

This is a personality assessment test sample. Such tests help to understand an individual better - their actions and reactions in a particular situation, their reason for re...

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Best Child Psychologist In Dubai
11 Nov

How To Find The Best Child Psychologist In Dubai?

Does your child remain gloomy all day? Doesn’t he/she answer your call? Does he/she show obscene actions (non-expected in their age)? If you see any of these symptoms ...

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What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
28 Oct

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is characterized as psychotherapy that integrates cognitive therapy with behavior therapy by recognizing unpleasant thoughts, emotions, or beh...

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Warning Symptoms Of Mental Illness
19 Oct

Warning Symptoms Of Mental Illness and Steps You Need To Take

"My friend looks quite depressed and gloomy these days; shows irritability, and behaves irrationally. I don't know what's wrong with him." Does the above s...

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Micronutrients and Macronutrients
30 Sep

What are Micronutrients and Macronutrients?

Ever thought about your food as micronutrients and macronutrients? The article from our expert dietitian will help you better understand these terms that are often used when pla...

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social media on mental health
21 Sep

The pros and cons of social media on mental health

Today, social media has become inseparable from most of us. It has touched almost every aspect of our lives, and this is not likely to change. Social media platforms such as Fac...

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BALANCED DIET IN A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE
30 Aug

Importance of a Balanced Diet in a Healthy Lifestyle

Our body is a temple, and it deserves a healthy lifestyle. The key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle is incorporating a balanced diet into our daily meals. A diet should be opt...

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What does a psychiatrist do
29 Aug

What does a psychiatrist do? Understanding the critical health care role

Who is a psychiatrist? A psychiatrist is a medical doctor with a specialization in diagnosing and treating various complex mental health conditions. Psychiatrists usually wo...

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OCD
30 Jun

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Management of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) What is obsessive-compulsive disorder? Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common anxiety disorder. It c...

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Pregnancy Diet
25 Jun

Pregnancy Diet

Why Your Nutrition Intake is Extra Important During Pregnancy   Nutrition During Pregnancy Following are the key components of a healthy lifestyle during pregna...

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Weight loss program
22 Jun

Benefits of Healthy Weight Loss

Zivanza Blog   Benefits of Healthy weight loss: Why weight loss is important?   It is no secret that people who are overweight or obese are at a higher...

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Anxiety Disorders
04 Jun

How to Overcome Anxiety Disorders & Anxiety Attacks?

How to Overcome Anxiety Disorders & Anxiety Attacks?   Anxiety disorders are serious mental illnesses that can cause intense anxiety and stress. There is no one...

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24 May

Know more about Zivanza Quaternary Care

Medical science has made huge progress, be it in the field of Fertility, cardiology, oncology, mental health and diet management. Though the progress is astounding, human error ...

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15 Mar

How to Lose Weight | Top 10 Diet Tips

Dubai is the land of dreams and in the daily hustle to live the best life, somewhere health has taken a back seat. Lack of exercise and control over eating habits has led to an ...

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04 Mar

How to choose the best psychiatrist in Dubai?

Psychiatry is an area of medicine involving the study, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health disorders, and Dubai, like the rest of the world, is seeing a rise in mental hea...

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09 Feb

Change your life! Ways to overcome depression

There isn’t a quick fix for depression as in “Boom, you’re cured and suddenly you will not experience depression symptoms.”  Treatment of depression...

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09 Feb

How to avoid social media burnout?

People are always online now. Instagram, facebook, twitter and google are always bombarding us with information from all over the globe. We hear about bad things as they happen,...

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30 Dec

Secrets of Happy & Successful Parenting

“Parenting” is one of the toughest and most fulfilling jobs in the world — and the one for which you might feel the least prepared. Each child will reach emoti...

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COVID Anxiety
15 Dec

How to deal with COVID Anxiety !

The COVID-19 impact has germinated the seeds of another dangerous pandemic - the one of mental health. Symptoms like panic, fear, sleep problems, anxiety and depression have bec...

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11 Dec

Is sleep disorder impairing your health and functioning?

Sleep is an essential function that allows your body and mind to recharge, leaving you refreshed and alert when you wake up. While you sleep, your blood pressure goes down, givi...

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Do you need a Cardiovascular Specialist or Cardiologist?
14 Mar

Do you need a Cardiovascular Specialist or Cardiologist?

It is no secret that cardiovascular diseases are the number one killer across the globe. In India, the cases of people with heart diseases are on a rapid rise. The main risk fac...

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