Mental health is an invisible handicap and millions of people suffer from various mental illnesses that affect not only their lives but also the lives of those around them. Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Stress and OCD like serious conditions and several others are used in common English these days. It was a struggle for the medical experts to breakdown the symptoms, what causes them, diagnosis, treatment and on top of that, the unknown of the medication effects. While pharmaceutical companies wrap their heads around to find the chemical cure, Psychiatrists and Psychologists came up with modern therapy methods to help.
There are also online services that provide an unprecedented 24 hours service to a patient who needs help with their conditions. There are experts that are available to help you and listen to you and even provide therapy, one of the most popular services today are BetterHelp and their Mental Health department is stacked with services and therapies.
Many mental health issues are considered life sentences however the medicine has been making tremendous strides in the field of psychiatry and human psychology. Treatment methods have been changed and some amazing new techniques have been developed after a long period of trial and error. These new methods combined with some old ones with medication have been proven more than successful lately.
Understanding and knowing what you have are two different things and in the world of mental health illnesses, these lines are seriously blurred out and complicated for both the doctors and the patients. There are several mental diseases that have no specific known cause and is said to be a wide range of things or triggers that can cause symptoms of panic, phobia, anxiety, insomnia and the likes. The best way to find the root cause of any of these conditions is to explore the patient’s psyche and socioeconomic life to find out what, how when etc.
One of the most commonly used talking therapies methods is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT.
CBT can help with depression, anxiety, and a wide range of other problems. CBT is a form of psychotherapy that focuses on how a person’s thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes affect their feelings and behaviours. People can learn more beneficial ways of thinking and behaving
If you have CBT on an individual basis, you’ll usually meet with a CBT therapist for between five and 20 weekly or fortnightly sessions, with each session lasting 30-60 minutes. Exposure therapy sessions usually last longer to ensure your anxiety reduces during the session.
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is the most widely-used therapy for anxiety disorders. Research has shown it to be effective in the treatment of panic disorder, phobias, social anxiety disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder, among many other conditions.
It has been proven quite effective especially with the medication prescribed in accordance with the condition. Plus, it is quite versatile and can be used in multiple health-related issues.
Therapy itself can be found in multiple places, there are church groups, group therapy sessions, Anonymous Meetings where you can go and gain a form of therapy. Sharing is good and listening is equally helpful but knowing what you have is step one and consulting a Medical Professional is a must.
Most conditions require the patients to stay in therapy in some shape or form after the medication period. It is advised not to take matters into your hands and keep a doctor on speed dial whether it is you who has the condition or a loved one.
Therapy is not only proven good for adults which is still somewhat a common consensus but at an early age, therapy can help to have confidence and better years in future. Therapies are being administered via online services and over the phone these days, you can even chat via text with a professional to explore your situation a bit better. Please don’t suffer anymore and visit a doctor to get started.