The Brain, the Body, the Behaviour – PTSD

What is PTSD? PTSD stands for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and it is a type of anxiety disorder, therefore a lot of this information will be similar to that in my "The Brain, the Body, the Behaviour - anxiety" post. However I believe that PTSD is an important mental health illness to highlight on it's own. … Continue reading The Brain, the Body, the Behaviour – PTSD

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The Brain, The Body, The Behaviour – Schizophrenia (Part 1)

So, schizophrenia. It's a complicated disorder. Therefore, following the origin of the word "schizophrenia" - where "schizo" means "split", I'm going to split this "The Brain, The Body, The Behaviour" post into two parts. It's going to be a bit of a different structure compared to my other two posts on depression and anxiety, but … Continue reading The Brain, The Body, The Behaviour – Schizophrenia (Part 1)

The Brain, The Body, The Behaviour – Depression

What is depression? It is reported that globally 350 million individuals suffer from depression. There are two main types of depression; Recurrent depressive episodes; this is where an individual suffers from repeated depressive episodes, which can last for up to two weeks. Thier episode can be characterised as mild, moderate or severe, depending on the severity and … Continue reading The Brain, The Body, The Behaviour – Depression