• An Introduction To The 12th Symposium Of The AEP

    An Introduction To The 12th Symposium Of The AEP


    AEP – The Association Of European Psychiatrists

    The AEP – The Association of European Psychiatrists – is a respected organization. It works to look into the causes and effects of mental health issues on the continent. In 2004, a group of experts in social psychiatry, psychiatric epidemiology, and mental health care took part in a symposium in Mannheim.

     There was a clear aim with this biannual AEP meeting of peers, students, and researchers. That was the chance to look at new ideas in the field for future development in mental illness treatment.

    Mannheim was the ideal location as the central European base for the continent’s leading researchers. This was a two-day program in late June that took place in both the Wartburg Hotel and … Read More

  • What Are Psychotic Breaks Due To Synthetic Drugs

    What Are Psychotic Breaks Due To Synthetic Drugs

    Drug Addiction

    Synthetic Drugs

    Psychotic breaks are a devastating, dangerous part of mental health disorders. Many people are dealing with the severe mental illness that won’t tip over into breaking point. However, the issues of medication, social situations, stress and drug addiction can all play their part.

    Many of us see these psychotic episodes as a brief moment of insanity that comes from nowhere. This is far from the truth. These episodes build over time due to secondary influences, genetics, and brain chemistry. The rise of synthetic drugs is only making the situation worse.

    To Better Understand The Link Between Synthetic Drugs And Psychotic Breaks, We Need To Understand What A Break Is


    A moment of psychosis, or a psychotic episode, is a period where the patient … Read More

  • How Mental Health Can Affect Us Throughout Our Lifetime

    How Mental Health Can Affect Us Throughout Our Lifetime

    Mental Illnesses

    Mental Health Problems

    Mental health is an issue that is sadly overlooked when money and resources can be better spent on physical care. It is too often views as a niche area of medical care. However, this undermines the fact that a quarter of adults in the US have some form of mental health disorder.

    Mental illnesses can affect people in many situations, at any age. We see this from anxiety disorders in childhood to a serious of issues throughout adulthood and senior life.

    Key Issues Of Mental Health With Children And Adolescents


    It is easy to think of mental illnesses as relating to adults. However, stress, anxiety and other issues can affect the young too. Teenagers are especially susceptible to triggers from behaviors and … Read More

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