MY PHILOSOPHY ~ Dr. Neal Houston, Sociologist (Behavior Modification Specialist) Education - Awareness / Mental Health - Life Wellness - ✔ Share ✔ Like ✔ Tag ✔ Comment✔ - Please feel free to share this post with anyone who is looking for a little direction in life.
TODAY'S MENTAL HEALTH IS? Today, there are many good reasons for hope for people who suffer from #emotional disorders and mental illness. For example, there are new, clearer ways of #diagnosing them as well as working with various methods to help clients feel better. Even for severe mental illness there are new treatments and combinations of treatments that bring better results.
Depression and anxiety symptoms often tend to overlap, especially in the older population, leading to an under-diagnosis of anxiety. However, treatment for the two disorders can be different - that's why it's important to accurately diagnose and assess these disorders in older adults.
The term, an acronym for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, refers to a mental health condition that affects one in 100 children worldwide. It is characterised by recurrent, unwanted thoughts which lead to anxieties manifesting as repetitive behaviours.