The State Of Research On Anxiety Treatment

The State Of Research On Anxiety Treatment

The latest research on anxiety treatment. Mental illnesses such as depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and anxiety have become very prevalent in recent years. While anxiety tends to be less visible compared to other mental illness, its effects can sometimes be just as troubling.   One-quarter of Australians will experience an anxiety condition in their lifetime. […]

The Newest Bipolar Treatment

The Newest Bipolar Treatment

Good old Thyroid Hormone. Mental illness tends to be life long, and being diagnosed with one of them may feel like your life is over. Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes sudden drastic changes in moods, behaviour and energy level. The disorder is life long, and its diagnosis may feel like a sentence […]

Research – Newest Schizophrenia Drugs

Newest Schizophrenia Treatment: Third Generation Antipsychotic

Say goodbye to negative side effects with this antipsychotic drug. Antipsychotic drugs are what doctors use for the treatment of the psychotic symptoms of a schizophrenic patient. There are three types of antipsychotic medications, first-generation, second-generation, and third-generation antipsychotics. First-generation antipsychotics came into the market in 1950. The drugs are also called neuroleptic since they […]

The Sleep-Deprived Brain

The Sleep-Deprived Brain

Recent studies shed light on how sleep deprivation affects brain structure and function. Even if we don’t suffer from a sleep disorder, sleep is often the first thing that gets cut back to make room on our schedules. However, the consequences of lack of sleep on the brain are serious and far-ranging. This is especially […]

Polyvagal Theory

Polyvagal Theory: The Healing Power of the Ventral-Vagal Connection

Polyvagal Theory is a comprehensive evolutionary model for understanding and treating anxiety and panic disorders. General anxiety disorder and panic disorders are two of the most common mental conditions in Australia and around the world. The difference between the two is that anxiety disorders are mainly characterised by excessive worry brought about from perceived threats; […]