Mental Health Articles

Mental Health Articles

Articles to raise awareness and offer support for looking after your mental health.

This section focuses on articles relating to mental health conditions, their development and ideas around support for these.

Featured Mental Health Articles

Personality Disorder and Attachment

Theories of personality highlight that early experiences linked to parental care giving and trauma all can play a role in Personality Disorder. Attachment theory helps to understand how these impact on adult personality…

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Social Isolation in a Sociable World

Someone who is socially isolated is often perceived as being a quiet, introverted individual who avoids social situations or prefers their own company.

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Mental Health Quotes

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Pleasure is first found in anticipation, later in memory

Gustave Flaubert

Out of our vulnerabilities will come our strength

Sigmund Freud

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Other Articles and Blogs about psychology

Social Isolation in a
Sociable World

Social Isolation in a Sociable World

Someone who is socially isolated is often perceived as being a quiet, introverted individual who avoids social situations or prefers their own company. However, sometimes it is the most sociable, extrovert individuals who feel the most lonely, isolated and excluded.

In Jeff Young’s Schema Therapy theory, the social isolation (also referred to as social exclusion) schema is a lifelong pattern of feeling like you don’t fit in.

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Understanding Cognitive Behaviour

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is sometimes explained using the metaphor of a mountain or iceberg.

Whilst we see the tip of these, their foundations bury for miles underground (in the case of mountains, the roots are upto 5.6 times greater!).

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Understanding Schema
Therapy

Do you ever feel like you fall into the same unhelpful patterns of thinking and acting, as if you know you don’t want to but can’t stop yourself?

A schema is a self-defeating life pattern of thinking, emotion, and physical sensation. They include our memories and how we view the world. These patterns are long standing and become more entrenched as we go through life. 

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