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When children are depressed

September 29, 2015

A guide for parents on childhood depression – how to spot the signs and get help, by Professor Ewan Gillon, chartered psychologist and clinical director of First Psychology Inverness and Aberdeen.

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Help yourself to help others

August 18, 2015

Depression and exhaustion are common for those caring for loved ones with dementia – so putting your own needs first isn’t selfish, it’s essential Dementia rates are believed to be on the rise, with around 850,000 people in the UK already diagnosed with some form of the condition. The number of people ‘living with’ dementia however is far higher. Because, as with many conditions, it isn’t an illness that only impacts the person who actually has it.

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Are you feeling sad?

November 18, 2014

Now that the days are shorter and darker, many people understandably feel a little miserable. But an estimated half a million of them aren't just a little low - they have seasonal affective disorder.

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It’s all in the eyes

July 5, 2014

It’s a problem which has faced the psychiatric profession for years – how can we reduce the number of suicides committed by seriously mentally ill people each year?