Mental Health: Types Of Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety disorders are a form of mental health disorder. If you have an anxiety disorder, you may react with fear and dread to certain things and situations. You may also experience physical manifestations of anxiety, such as a rapid heartbeat and profuse sweating.  Anxiety disorders occur when anxiety impairs your capacity to function, you frequently […]

Dealing With Stigma Associated With Mental Illness

A person is said to have a stigma if they are viewed in an unfavorable manner by another person due to the fact that they possess a distinguishing characteristic or personal trait that is perceived to be, or actually is, a disadvantage (a negative stereotype). It is very common for people to hold negative attitudes […]

Understanding Mental Health And Complications During Pregnancy

When you are planning to have a baby, it can be a thrilling and challenging time in your life. If you are experiencing emotional changes at this time, don’t be surprised. With pregnancy comes the normal feeling of apprehension and dread about what’s ahead. This is a stressful time for a lot of people, especially […]

Creating A System That Supports Children’s Mental Health

The experiences of childhood affect both the brain’s architecture as well as the formation of their mental health throughout life. Disruptions during their developmental stage can damage a child’s ability to learn and relate to others, which can have long-term consequences for them. It is possible for society to address a wide range of expensive […]

Mental Paralysis: A Debate in the Context of Society

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For Mental Health: Written by Jolaade Olatunbosun Every day, I try to find how to stay alive. Every day, I try to find how to stay awake. Silence to me is home, the graveyard yearning for my welcome, to all the Ben’s out there, this is me!! In a society where acceptance determines your importance, […]

World Mental Health Day 2021: Coping with Mental Disorders

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In Nigeria, issues of mental health and its awareness is spreading fast. In the past, naked or half-clothed individuals who roamed the streets or cities formed the perception of mental illness in Nigeria, as these persons were referred to as lunatics because they lived and ate garbage from the streets. Moreover, people widely believed that […]

Heartbreaks & Mental Health

Heartbreaks are essentially an interesting phenomenon, not necessarily the term you were expecting, but isn’t it? Love is a beautiful thing when feelings are mutual between two parties. Still, unfortunately, both parties may make commitments that no longer meet up, resulting in mutual or non-mutual separation. However the case may be, breakups hurt. We often […]