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Funny people can have depression too

Depression is internal which makes it very hard to detect in your friends and family and on the other side of the coin, it also makes it quite easy to hide. People that seem happy-go-lucky, funny, and like they don’t have a care in the world can still be in the grips...

Anxiety and panic ravages Western Australia’s health system

Western Australia is the most common mental health issue that emergency rooms are dealing with at the moment. This is probably because some of the common symptoms of anxiety and panic can mimic a serious heart condition. More than one third of mental health related...

Depression help that really works

Depression is confusing. It confuses that have it. It confuses those who love someone that has it. It even confuses those that are supposed to be able to help with it. Some professionals say diet and exercise is the answer, others say vitamins, and then there are...

Why is depression increasing worldwide?

Depression is affecting people with the world at their feet Depression seems to be everywhere these days. Are there more and more people being diagnosed with depression because more people are seeking help? Is it because the world is more stressful. Have the...

Depression. Anxiety. Suicide. The way it really is

We don’t choose to feel bad. We don’t want to be sad. We don’t know why we do. But for some people depressed is not the way we feel, it is the way we are. That is where problems start. When feelings of sadness, negativity and misery settle in to the point that they...

Anxiety disorder and panic attacks – two issues with one solution

Anxiety and panic are two separate issues and they can be difficult to distinguish from one another. This quick one and a half minute video explains the difference in a simple way. Here is how Dr Gail Saltz differentiates between the two: The issues may be different...

Women and Anxiety

Both men and woman suffer with anxiety – the difference is only in the details Women are currently being diagnosed with anxiety at almost double the rate of men. We could be tricked into thinking that women are ‘wired to worry’. However, even though, here at Brain...

Depression secrets revealed by 19 year old comedian Kevin Breel

See depression and suicidal thoughts for what they really are through the eyes of a depressed and suicidal comedian. 19 year old Kevin Breel reveals the affect and impact of living a secret life of sadness. He is wonderful isn’t he? This is a special example of how...

Who does anxiety affect?

“Image courtesy of David Castillo Dominici/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net” One of the most dangerous things about anxiety is the silence. It is really hard to talk about it. Not because it is embarrassing or shameful, but because it is literally hard to talk about. It is so...

Depression during pregnancy affects children in years to come

The children of women who suffered from depression during their pregnancy are at increased risk of suffering from depression as adults. Yesterday a report that was published by  JAMA Psychiatry highlighted the results of study conducted by the University of Bristol....
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