DEPRESSION! For those who have never had it, it’s very difficult to understand or empathise with. For those who know depression, it’s also difficult to understand and deal with or even to identify. So let’s start with some of the symptoms of depression. Evidence that something is wrong is the best way to accept it… Read more about Cognitive behaviour therapy for depression
We expect our children to grow and change and develop over the years, but not many parents expect that they are going to have to do the same. The way we communicate with our children needs to evolve also. Nothing exemplifies this better than talking to your kids about drugs and alcohol. It can be… Read more about Talking to your kids about drugs and alcohol
The difference between a social drinker, alcohol abuser and alcoholic. Now that the festive season is upon us it may be time to look a little more closely at our drinking habits. For more people, Christmas is a time of celebration, but for those who flirt with addiction throughout the year, it is a period… Read more about Worried about your alcohol consumption this Christmas?
Although Bahrain is said to be in the High Income Group of countries, spending about 4.54% of its GDP on health, the World Health Organisation estimates that only 3.96% of this is spent on mental health care facilities. Unfortunately, the data on conditions such as trauma is quite scarce with PTSD Research Quarterly writing that there were few… Read more about Treatment for Trauma Bahrain
As one of the sunniest european nations, Spain has a mental healthcare system well above most other countries in the region. Camino Recovery is one of the few local facilities offering international standards of care for conditions such as anxiety. Many of our residential pacients come from Europe and the Middle East, because they find here… Read more about Treatment for Anxiety in Spain
When it comes to mental healthcare, Bahrain is far ahead of most other Middle Eastern countries. However, this does not mean that it currently offers international levels of care for conditions such as depression as certain advancements still need to be made. A paper in World Psychiatry found that while Bahrain had one of the… Read more about Treatment for Depression Bahrain
As one of the most progressive countries in the Gulf, Bahrain has received both positive and negative when it comes to drugs and alcohol. On the one hand, it has enjoyed a boost in tourism thanks to its relatively lax laws for the sale and consumption of alcohol. On the other, it has also experienced… Read more about Drug & Alcohol Rehab Bahrain
When it comes to mental healthcare for conditions such as trauma, Kuwait is a nation which faces several obstacles. Not only is this a country in which PSTD occurs frequently because of the Iraqi invasion but the nation’s infrastructure is in the developing stage due to the negative social stigma surrounding these conditions. Kuwaiti Attitudes… Read more about Treatment for Trauma Kuwait