Ways To Help Someone With Depression

What is depression? Everyone has bad days, sometimes day stretch into difficult weeks or months, perhaps as a result of divorce, redundancy or chronic illness. Feeling low might be part of these experiences, a major depressive episode is not just sadness. It is a common mental health problem, which can

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PTSD is not a risk factor for heart disease

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, has previously been associated with major forms of cardiovascular disease However, research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association on the 13th of February 2019 shows that PTSD is not an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease. The authors outlined that comorbid conditions explain the association

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Anniversaries of Traumatic Events Can Be Tough.

For many January the 20th is a difficult time of the year (Marking a car attack [] in 2017, on Bourke Street, Melbourne). Around the anniversary of a traumatic event, some survivors have an increase in stress. These “anniversary reactions” can range from feeling mildly upset for a day or

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