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The very latest news from the world of Psychology. Private Therapy Clinic blog offers information about psychological concepts, theories, therapeutic approaches and human behaviour. The articles and vides posted here also offer tips and advice written by registered Psychologist Dr. Becky Spelman and our team of Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Psychotherapists.

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How to Manage Stress and Remain Grounded

We’re all susceptible to stress of varying intensities, but “it’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” And whether it’s because of a triviality or something greater, the effect it has on your health is still the same. When we experience stressors, it causes the brain to release a hormone known as cortisol, putting you into the survival mode of fight or flight. This impairs cognition, leading to errors of judgment which often result in further emotional distress.

Supporting Someone with Schizophrenia? (Here Are Your Treatment Options)

Seeing loved ones experiencing a hard time even in the short-term can be difficult. Nobody wants to see those close to them suffer, unnecessarily. Even worse still, is having to stand by powerless unable to make a positive contribution to their well-being. Supporting someone with schizophrenia is challenging to say the very least.

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