Adelphi Psych Medicine Clinic’s own Sue Anne Nummela joins a panel of distinguished mental health practitioners and talks about the opportunities in the Singaporean mental health landscape. The panel assembled and presented by NTUC had some really interesting insights.
Content creators have a steadily growing influence on discussions about mental health. However, there are some limitations to what they have the ability to talk about. Here’s why we should listen to them with caution
Pandemic-rated mental health issues, both direct and indirect, have risen throughout the COVID-19 health crisis. As a result, there is a massive amount of data waiting to be collected and analysed. It’s an unprecedented circumstance that is luckily already being taken advantage of by mental health practitioners and scientists. Hopefully, this can all help Singapore psychologists respond better to future pandemics.
Trauma is a fact of life but if left untreated, it can greatly impair the way a person functions in their day-to-day life. One of the ways in which trauma can be addressed is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). EMDR is a type of exposure therapy, which enables the client to recall traumatic memories in a safe and controlled environment. EMDR therapy allows the client to reprocess traumatic memories and live life more fully.
Covid-19 affects our health in more than one way but until recently, there was no evidence of its psychological impact. A new study suggests that people who beat the new infection are at a higher risk than the general population of experiencing serious mental health problems like anxiety, depression and insomnia.
Marking World Mental Health Day on October 10, 2020 is more important than it has ever been before. This year has brought on various challenges, some of which have contributed to higher levels of mental health problems. To mark the day, we have put together a list of important mental health facts.
Is a person just sad or are they suffering from clinical depression? Many Singaporeans cannot make the difference and they’re not alone. Globally, depression is often underestimated, which can have serious consequences.
At challenging moments like the present coronavirus pandemic, we need to put more emphasis on self-care than ever before. Certain practices have established themselves as mental health improvement staples. Art is one of them and here are several ways anyone can rely on it.
Feelings can be signals trying to get us to pay attention to something we need, something we are not tending to. In fact, the root meaning of ‘psychotherapy’ in Greek is ‘tending to the soul’.
Politicians and psychologists in Singapore have been highlighting the role of emotional resilience in coping with the COVID-19 crisis. But what exactly is emotional resilience, and can you really learn to adapt to adversity? Let’s find out
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