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Most Common Problems
- Depression lowers your mood, and can makeyou feel hopeless, worthless, unmotivatedand exhausted.
- Anxiety can mean constant and unrealisticworry about any aspect of daily life.
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessions are unwelcome thoughts, ideas orurges that repeatedly appear in your mind.Compulsions are repetitive activities that youfeel you have to do.
- A fear becomes a phobia when you have anexaggerated or unrealistic sense of dangerabout a situation or object.
- Bi-Polar Disorder
- If you have bipolar disorder you will experienceswings in mood. During ‘manic’ episodes, youare likely to display overactive excitedbehaviour.
- Schizophrenia is a controversial diagnosis.Symptoms may include confused or jumbledthoughts, hearing voices and seeing andbelieving things that other people don’t share.
- Eating Disorders
- Eating disorders can be characterised byeating too much, or by eating too little.
- Personality Disorders
- Personality develop aspeople go through different experiencesin life, and as their circumstanceschange.
- Self Harm
- Self-harm is a way of expressing very deepdistress.
- Panic Attacks
- These are sudden, unexpected bouts ofintense terror.
- It is common to have suicidalthoughts if you are experiencingmental health
Reasons for Mental ill health?
- Difficult Family Backgrounds
- Stressful LifeEvents
- Physical Health Problems
- Social Problems
- Interact with people every day
- Be Active
- Take notice of things around you
- Set yourself targets
- Talk and express how you are feeling
- Help from others
- Ask how you canhelp
- Be Open minded,Non-judgemental and Listen
- Have Trust and Respect between you both
- Don't just talk about mental health
- Treatments available to help relieve and helpcope
- Talking Therapies
- Talking (psychological) treatments can helpto overcome emotional difficulties and freeyourself from self-destructive ways of feeling,thinking and behaving.
What is Mental Health?
- Mental health relates to our emotionalwellbeing
- Your mental health can affect your daily life,relationships and even your physical health.
- Mental ill health feels just as bad, or worse,than any other illness – only you cannot see it.