How the Gut Microbiome affects the Brain and Mind

Thanks to Squarespace for sponsoring this video. One summer afternoon when Doctor Martin Blaser was still a medical student, he went to see an eleven-year-old boy who had suddenly become ill and was hospitalized. He was perfectly fine until two days earlier when he suddenly developed a fever and an upset stomach. The next day the fever worsened, and on […]

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Mental Health Nursing

– University of Making a Difference. An estimated one in six people experience a common mental disorder like depression or anxiety every week. An estimated 75% of young people do not receive treatment for their mental health problems. Our Mental Health Nursing degree is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council meaning you will be eligible to register and practise […]

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Chronic Illness At University: My Story [CC]

Going to uni with chronic illnesses is hard! [Upbeat intro music] Today’s video is about going to university with chronic illnesses. Specifically in this case, cold urticaria, and Fibromyalgia, with touching on depression and anxiety as well, cos why not? I’m just gonna go straight into it because it’s gonna be a long one. So when I was applying to […]

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Psalm #30: Psychosomatic Illness

Psychosomatic Illness: When we are experiencing physical difficulties caused by emotional stress, we must address the problem at its root cause. Here now is Gene to explain: Once again, here in this psalm, we see David’s illness. Now we’ve seen how his illnesses relate to physical problems. And it’s true here, in this psalm, that his illness relates to physical […]

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5 Ways to Overcome Procrastination! psychology and mental health help with therapist Kati Morton

(ding) Hey everybody, it’s that time of year when many of you have finals, or projects for work coming up, and so today we’re going to talk about five ways to overcome procrastination. *intro music* And before we even get into ways to overcome procrastination I want you to kind of understand where procrastination can come from. And if any […]

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Reducing mental illness among Aboriginal people

Dr. Tracy Westerman founded indigenous Psychological Services in 1998 to address the high rates of mental illness among Aboriginal people in the absence of government funding. She went on to graduate from Curtin University with a Doctor of Philosophy and a master’s degree in clinical psychology in 2003. Dr. Westerman has trained over 22,000 clinicians in culturally appropriate psychological approaches, […]

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Mental Health: A Person-Centered Approach

Nursing students from around the world are set to benefit from a definitive new textbook launched in April, Mental Health a Person Centred Approach. Mental Health Nursing education is really having arrived. Being picked up and taken notice of by the world’s oldest publishing house. So at that level I think it means that we have arrived at a level […]

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On Being Sane In Insane Places | David Rosenhan’s Hospital Experiment | Mental Health & Illness

if you’ve read or watched an adaptation of One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey you’ll be familiar with the idea of being sane in insane places. The book itself was written in the early 1960s as a critique of behaviorism a dominant form of psychology at the time behaviorism or behavioral psychology focuses on the study of […]

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Older Dads Linked To Kids With Mental Illness: Study

A new study links the age of fathers to the likelihood of mental illness in their biological children. Researchers from the University of Indiana and Sweden tracked all the people born in Sweden between 1973 and 2001 — a sample size of more than 2.6 million individuals. (Via The JAMA Network) The study compared siblings — those born when their […]

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