month : 10/2016 3 results

Self Diagnosis

A number of you have asked me for my thoughts on self-diagnosis. Here are some of the reasons I am fundamentally against it. This brilliant book highlight the complex nature of the diagnosis of psychological problems. She points out that not only do physical illnesses have depression as part of the symptom profile. A number of the psychologic...

Social Anxiety – A Tutoral

Many of you ask questions about “Social Anxiety”. So let me tell you about my understanding. Initially when I heard about it I thought, “Oh, no! don’t tell me psychiatry has come up with a diagnosis for shyness.” But the more I studied I realised it wasn’t that. People can be shy, or introverted and and not have social anxiety. ...