MS. RACHANA AWATRAMANICONSULTANT PSYCHOLOGIST
Days: Tuesday and Saturday
Time: 10.30 am to 12.00pm (afternoon)
“Staying fit is all about giving equal importance to mind and body”
GENERAL MENTAL HEALTH QUESTIONNAIRE
DIABETES & PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTION
Additionally, people with diabetes are twice as likely to have depression as people without diabetes. So, seeking help from psychologist will help to deal with the conditions in a better way.
“Diabetes is an illness where your perception affects how you cope”
COMMON MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS
Low energy, aches, muscles tension, breathing quicken, blood pressure rises, memory problems, moodiness and etc. are the symptoms of the stress. Stress is linked to heart disease, diabetes, infertility, skin problem, obesity and such concerns.
Loss of control, craving and compulsive using, weight loss, change in eating habits, missing work/school/college, disrupted sleep patterns and etc. are some of the all overall symptoms of addiction. There are several types addictions such as substance abuse, mobile addiction, internet addiction and etc.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Recurrent and persistent thoughts, urges, performing repetitive behaviors (such as hand washing, checking hair pulling and etc.). Stress, anxiety, depression, skin problem, etc. are some of the causes of OCD.
Mood swings, withdrawal from friends and activities, extreme body size, skipping meals, stomach cramps, menstrual irregularity, sleep problem, muscle weakness, excessive exercise, guilt after eating overeating and etc. These are some of the symptoms comes under eating disorder.
Loss of interest, sadness, insomnia, Excessive crying, suicidal thoughts, weight again and loss and other such physical concerns are associated with depression.
Excessive worry, nervousness, fear, restlessness, fast breathing, or hyperventilation, nausea, phobia and etc. These are some of the symptoms of anxiety.
These are some of the mental health concerns. However, there are other mental illnesses also which needs to be addressed. If you feel any of the above or other symptoms then seek help from a mental health professional as soon as possible.