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Month of May: An Overview
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  • June 1, 2018
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May is also known as 'Mental Health Awareness Month' - we have seen a lot of social media posts specifically to raise awareness for mental health as a result of this. Simple information has been shared, that could make a huge difference. For example, "forgetfulness can be a symptom of depression." Information like this can help others to look...

Psychological Defence Mechanisms
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  • March 18, 2018
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'Psychological Defence Mechanisms' is an award programme we made to help students understand the concept of defence mechanisms. This is an important concept that is useful to any healthcare student. The program...

Different Types of Depression and Treatments
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  • March 12, 2018
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Over the years, here at Mental Health Television, we have learnt that letting the patient tell their story can be the best way to illustrate many aspects of psychiatric disorders.  We all feel depressed from time to time and this is part of the human condition.  There is often an overlap with bereavement, which is more helpfully seen as a separat...

Anorexia Nervosa
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  • February 22, 2018
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Currently, we are working on an update to our programme, 'Anorexia Nervosa'. This programme covers the symptoms of anorexia, as well as possible causes. In the form of a docu-drama, we see the events unfold that lead to our main character being diagnosed with anorexia. This is accompanied by interviews with various professionals. One thing that ...

Welcome to Mental Health TV!
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  • February 21, 2018
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Here at Mental Health TV, we aim to produce educational content on mental illness and treatment. This content is for medical students, lecturers, patients, carers and medical professionals. All programmes are available to download from the site, as well as some being available on DVD a...