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Coping with Exam Stress: Advice From a Teacher

Coping with Exam Stress: Advice From a Teacher

Feeling stressed about exams? We understand. To help, we’ve got advice from Claire, a teacher from South Lanarkshire, about coping with exam stress and maintaining mental health for students. Claire’s advice: A few years ago, you would never hear of anyone...
Anxiety, Depression & CBT: Michaels’ Story

Anxiety, Depression & CBT: Michaels’ Story

Michael shares his experience of having Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for anxiety and depression. After I suffered my first anxiety attack at the age of 21, my life changed. At the time, I was under a lot of stress from a relationship I was in. My partner had a...
SSRI anti-depressants, what do patients say about them?

SSRI anti-depressants, what do patients say about them?

SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) anti-depressants are commonly prescribed to treat symptoms of depression or panic attacks. It should be taken once a day, and patients start seeing improvements in their mood after 4 to 6 weeks. Even though most patients...
Sertraline, what do patients say about it?

Sertraline, what do patients say about it?

Sertraline is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, which is prescribed to treat symptoms of depression, panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. It is a widely prescribed medication, which people usually take for months or...