Category Archives: Health Psychology

Applying psychological theories and methods in order to understand those factors which help people to remain healthy, cope with their illnesses or recover from them.

Navigating Medical Insurance for Rehab: 6 Things You Need to Know

Medical insurance for Rehab

Are you considering rehab for yourself or a loved one? Seeking help and treatment for substance abuse and addiction is an important step toward regaining control of your life. However, many people are intimidated by the idea of navigating the often complex medical insurance system to make sure they get the coverage they need. That’s why we’re here – to give you all the information you need to understand medical insurance for rehab and how it can help provide access to necessary care. In this blog post, we’ll be covering 7 key topics that will enable you to better understand and navigate this often tricky process. So if you have questions about finding coverage and paying for rehabilitation services, read on! Continue reading


What Happens If A Psychiatrist Gives You A Wrong Diagnosis?

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Have you ever been in a situation where you thought you were experiencing a severe mental health issue, but the diagnosis didn’t quite add up? You may have gone to a psychiatrist for help, only to discover that your psychiatrist sees nothing wrong or is focused on a completely different concern. Unfortunately, being misdiagnosed is a common occurrence in the medical and mental health fields and it can lead to confusion and distress as you try to cope with your mental health condition. In this article we will explore why incorrect diagnoses occur and how their negative impact can be reduced moving forward. Continue reading


A Step By Step Guide On How To Prepare Mentally For Surgery

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You may feel anxious and uncertain when making preparations for surgery, and it is easy to understand why. Surgery is a medical practice that focuses on the physical removal, repair, or readjustment of tissues and organs, and it often involves cutting into the body. You may be worried whether the procedure is for themselves, a loved one, or even an animal companion. However, by following the steps outlined in this blog post, you can reduce your anxiety and prepare yourself mentally for the operation. Continue reading


How To Maximize The Mental Health Benefits Of A Rehab Center

drug and alcohol rehab

Many people who are experiencing drug and alcohol addiction find it difficult to quit. This may be due to a variety of issues such as negative peer pressure, severe withdrawal symptoms, or comorbid mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. The good news is there are effective treatments available. One treatment option that is often overlooked, is enrollment at a reputable rehabilitation center. Continue reading


How To Take Good Care Of A Patient’s Physical and Mental Health Needs

How to provide good healthcare

If you’re a healthcare professional, then the well-being of your patients should be your top priority. Taking care of their physical and mental health and well-being is not only an ethical responsibility—it also ensures that they stay healthy, happy, and safe. However, knowing how to provide the best possible care for each patient or client can be difficult at times. With so much information available about medical treatments, types of psychotherapy, doctor visits, therapist appointments and medications, staying up to date with all the necessary details can be challenging. Continue reading


4 Steps to Great Physical and Mental Health

how to boost physical and mental health

Looking after yourself can take a lot of time and effort. You’re likely a very busy person with countless responsibilities to be mindful of. Finding the time to improve your wellbeing can be very challenging. If you don’t spend enough time on your own personal wellbeing, then you’ll likely start to feel run down, unhappy, and stressed. We’re going to run through some essential steps to boost your wellbeing and keep leading a happy, healthier lifestyle. Continue reading