Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Blog - May 2020

Life after Lockdown: Future-proofing your Mental Health
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Life after Lockdown: Future-proofing your Mental Health

While normal life still seems far away, we are getting closer to the other side of lockdown. This realisation is a relief for some, but a daunting thought for others as we prepare for life after lockdown and a new ‘normal’. According to a YouGov survey, just 9% of people want a total return to…

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Technology: The negative impact on Mental Health
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Technology: The negative impact on Mental Health

Overexposure to sensationalised news updates not only harms mental health: it can be addictive. Our mind is susceptible to the emotions generated by the media, whether they are positive or negative, and it can get trapped in a hard-to-break vicious circle.

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Overcome the Stigma: Take Control of Your Mental Health
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Overcome the Stigma: Take Control of Your Mental Health

Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. Many people suffer in silence when it comes to psychological issues, but why? For years there has been a stigma around mental health. Stigma is a perceived mark of disgrace that sets a person apart from others.…

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25% of ICU survivors suffer PTSD
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25% of ICU survivors suffer PTSD

Figures reveal that over 25% of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) survivors suffer from Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). As a result of advancements in critical care medicine, the chances of survival from ICU have increased, potentially bringing with it; however, an array of associated longer-term…

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