Cultural Diversity and Mental Health

Cultural Diversity and Mental Health

According to the Public Health Advocate at UC Berkeley, People often think of mental health as a very personal matter that has to do only with the individual. However, mental illnesses and mental health, in general, are affected by the combination of biological and...
What Is Domestic Abuse?

What Is Domestic Abuse?

Does your romantic partner try to control you?  For example, does your partner try to control what you wear, how you spend your day, who you make friends with, or where you work if you are even “allowed” to work?  And, to control you, does he or she use insults,...
What Is Panic Disorder?

What Is Panic Disorder?

Have you ever felt, all of a sudden, a sense of impending doom—feeling like you were losing control, going crazy, or even dying?  If you have a mental health condition called panic disorder, then you are quite familiar with this feeling. So, what is panic disorder? ...
COVID19 Related Psychiatric Illnesses

COVID19 Related Psychiatric Illnesses

This article explores the mental health consequences of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and their treatment. COVID19 Related Psychiatric Illnesses symptoms COVID-19 is a contagious respiratory illness; not surprisingly, its best-known symptoms are respiratory too...
Bullying and Mental Health

Bullying and Mental Health

Bullying and Mental Health According to the American Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), Bullying is a common experience for many children and adolescents. Surveys indicate that as many as half of all children are bullied at some time during their school years,...