Learn about the various treatments available and which ones might be best for your specific mental health issue.
About Electroconvulsive Therapy aka ECT
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) is an electrical-stimulation technique used to treat severe depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and psychosis, and catatonia. It is a remarkable fact that ECT is an effective treatment for so many apparently unrelated types of mental illness.
EMDR : A Remarkable Treatment for Trauma
The emotional wounds caused by serious trauma can be very difficult to heal. The difficulty is greater, the more severe and prolonged the traumatic episodes. Yet recovery is often possible, and one interesting technique for enabling recovery is called "Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing."
Finally Letting Go of Anorexia : How Hypnotherapy worked for me
Debra Mittler finishes her story here on how she overcame anorexia through hypnosis, therapy, visualization and strong determination.
High Risk Behaviors and Treatment
Have you or a friend recently been diagnosed with bipolar disorder? Has someone suggested that a 'personality' disorder could be to blame for your problems? Take the fear out of losing control and explore some advice on situations you should avoid and reminders on maintaining treatment.
What is a Dual Diagnosis? Mental Health Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Mental Health Site Map
More information on the meaning of a dual diagnosis as it relates to mental health, drug addiction and how we have learned to cope.
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