The Ups and Downs of Bipolar Disorder – Infographic

bipolar disorder cureBipolar disorder (also referred to as bipolar affective disorder) is a mood disorder in which afflicted persons experience alternating episodes of mania (characterized by frenzy, elevated energy levels or arousal) and depression. While the condition can have significant impact on an individual’s lifestyle on a social and secular level, this does not mean that persons with bipolar disorder are unable to live rich fulfilling lives. For more information on this mental illness, kindly consider our infographic below: Continue reading “The Ups and Downs of Bipolar Disorder – Infographic” »

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The Benefits of Art Therapy

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Art Therapy is a form of psychotherapy that employs the medium of art as its main method of communication. Patients are spurred into expressing their emotions through a piece of art, be it a sculpture, a painting, or simply a drawing. Continue reading “The Benefits of Art Therapy” »

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Placebo Effect – Infographic

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This infographic gives a brief overview of the history of the use of placebos in medicine. It explains how placebos were originally a derogatory term used to describe medication prescribed by false physicians, but how, in light of the “placebo effect,” medical perception has since changed to the extent that placebos now play an active role in medical treatment. Continue reading “Placebo Effect – Infographic” »

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