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psychological causes of Erectile Dysfunction (ED) - is it all in your head?

Monday 22nd April 2019
Forhims.com

Though you might think of erectile dysfunction as an older man's problem, statistics show that this condition affects men of all ages. In fact, approximately 25% of new ED cases are men under the age of 40. In older men, erectile dysfunction is frequently linked to underlying health problems such as heart disease or diabetes. But what about young, healthy men? What explanation is there for a 30-year-old man in…

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mind cymru - for better mental health

Monday 22nd April 2019

Mind Cymru provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. We won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect. Every year, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem. But hundreds of thousands of people are still struggling. We believe no-one should have to face a mental health problem alone. We'll listen, give you support and advice, and fight your corner. When you're…

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coming out as LGBTQ+ as an adult

Monday 22nd April 2019
Stonewall

what is 'coming out'? Telling people about your sexual orientation or gender identity is called coming out. Coming out is not necessarily a one-off event - lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) people may have to come out many times during their lives. It's also very individual and people may face different challenges when coming out. There is no one prescribed way…

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the experience of shame

Monday 22nd April 2019
Good Therapy

The experience of shame—a feeling of being unworthy, bad, or wrong—can be extremely uncomfortable. Shame has the potential to change the way we see ourselves and may lead to long-lasting social, professional, and sexual difficulties. The word "shame" means different things to different people, though shame is different from guilt and embarrassment. Guilt is usually understood to involve negative feelings about an act one has committed, while embarrassment deals with a societal reaction. Shame, on the other…

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teenage self-harm: why it happens and what to do

Sunday 21st April 2019
mumsnet

Some one in 12 young people aged between eight and 19 self-harm, and rates in the UK are among the highest in Europe. Realising that your teenager is harming him or herself can be extremely distressing, but understanding is the first step to helping them on the road to recovery. We've joined forces with teen mental health charity stem4 to give you all the information you need. what is self-harm? Self-harm is when someone harms him or herself for a specific reason, such as to…

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19 men share what it’s like to take antidepressants

Monday 15th April 2019
Hattle Gladwell, Metro

When it comes to mental health, everyone deals with things differently - which means that different treatments work for different people. While some people get by with self-care and coping mechanisms, others benefit from therapy, psychiatry, and medication. However, there's a stigma around medication. People often look at it as a 'last resort', even though it can be the first - and best - means of help for many. Metro.co.uk spoke to…

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9 women on their experiences with antidepressants

Monday 15th April 2019
Tessa Miller, The Cut

In a widely read excerpt from his new book, Lost Connections, controversial author Johann Hari asks, "Is everything you know about depression wrong?" While some readers appreciated Hari's emphasis on depression…

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seven ways to start meditating

Tuesday 9th April 2019
The Guardian

Find a meditation approach that you enjoy "This idea that meditation is hard work and takes a long time to master is not correct," says Jillian Lavender, co-founder…

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