Why Does Social Anxiety Exist?

Social anxiety is a debilitating nervousness of being in social situations, which affects up to 12% of people in the UK. This makes it the most common type of anxiety disorder (for comparison, generalised anxiety… View Post

How Travelling Can Improve Your Mental Health

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think “travelling”? Is it vacation? Reducing stress? Meeting new people and finding new fun things to do and experience? No matter what the association… View Post

Dating With a Mental Illness: How to Overcome the Challenges

For those who have a mental illness, many different challenges can come with the condition. For adults, dating can be intimidating and difficult to navigate while struggling with mental health issues. Although dating may be… View Post

Psychiatrist Allen J. Frances Says Normal Behaviour is Being Diagnosed as Mental Illness

Allen J. Frances is an American psychiatrist who has become famous for his critique of the DSM-5, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual Mental Disorders. He was also the former chair of… View Post