Entries by Rach

How effective is EMDR in treating PTSD?

Traumatic events can affect one’s ability to cope with daily situations. Anybody can experience a trauma such as violence, sexual assault, loss of a loved one, or natural disaster that make them feel distressed and sad for prolonged periods. While many recover from the trauma with the help of friends and family, there are some who […]

Book review: “The World Beyond Your Head: On Becoming an Individual in an Age of Distraction”

The epidemic of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) remains on the rise in the U.S. among adults as well as children and adolescents. Everyone at least seems to have undivided attention-deficit disorder. In today’s society, distractions are everywhere, and multitasking is honored. There are many theories on what causes attention problems, including the air, water, food, technology, and modern families. Perhaps the cause is all of the above or […]

What is psychotic depression?

Depression is a mental health condition that causes people to lose pleasure from daily life. It can befall anyone, at any age, irrespective of race or ethnic group. As commonly perceived, depression is not just sadness or something that goes away easily. In major depressive cases, it can even lead to suicide if left untreated. […]

How to perform under pressure?

Anyone who ever applies for a job is invariably asked if they perform well under pressure. Working under pressure can at very rare moments act as a motivator to work hard, but it more often than not reduces a person to frustrated tears because their mind ceases to cooperate. Pressure can diminish concentration, judgment, attention-span, […]