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    • 18TH JANUARY 2022
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    Post-Christmas Behavioral Change: What are the processes?

    Post-Christmas Behavioral Change: What are the processes?

    There are many definitions of psychology, but most of them share a common element that defines psychology as a science that seeks to help change. Generally, the objective pursued by a psychologist is that there is, after therapy, a variation of a certain behavior of the person or group that is defined as problematic by

    • 10TH JANUARY 2022
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    Mental health: What’s normal and what’s not

    Mental health: What’s normal and what’s not

    What is considered normal mental health? Patterns of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors can be pointers to seeking help for yourself or a loved one.   What is the difference between normal mental health and mental disorders? Sometimes the answer is clear. But often the distinction is not so obvious. For example, if you are afraid

    • 30TH DECEMBER 2021
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    Spain in Therapy

    Spain in Therapy

    Since the beginning of the pandemic, anxiety and depression are four times more prevalent amongst the Spanish populations   We are in a bad way. Mental health professionals have never been so busy. In Spain, 41.9% of the population has suffered sleep problems since the start of the pandemic and 38.7% have felt tired or

    • 21ST DECEMBER 2021
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    COVID and the Simpson Paradox

    COVID and the Simpson Paradox

    Alarming data showing the amount of vaccinated people admitted to hospital compared to non-vaccinated people may give rise to concern. This is not a true reflection of the data and partly due to what is known as the Simpson Paradox. The simple conclusion is that if out of 100 hospitalized by Covid, 70 are vaccinated

    • 14TH DECEMBER 2021
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    The Suicide of Veronica Forqué

    The Suicide of Veronica Forqué

    The recent death of Spanish actor Veronica Forqué, shines the focal spotlight on suicide and the difficulty of living Death by suicide is the primary cause of unnatural death in Spain and causes more deaths than traffic accidents. In 2020 3,941 people gave up living and took their own lives. What is surprising is the

    • 30TH NOVEMBER 2021
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    FEAR

    FEAR

    Four questions: What is fear? What is fear for? What are you afraid of? What would you do if you weren’t afraid?  

    • 10TH NOVEMBER 2021
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    Goodbye to Aaron Beck, the father of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)

    Goodbye to Aaron Beck, the father of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)

    Aaron Beck dies at the age of 100. One of the most innovative psychotherapists who throughout his life had only one concern and goal: to alleviate human suffering. His life and his work have changed the reality of many people, thanks to his remarkable contribution to the field of psychology. His work especially revolutionized the

    • 30TH SEPTEMBER 2021
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    World Mental Health Day 2021

    World Mental Health Day 2021

    October 10th 2021 has been assigned World Mental Health Day by the World Health Oganisation ‘Mental Health in an Unequal World’ The theme was chosen by members and supporters of the World Federation for Mental Health This was chosen to reflect an increasingly polarised world where 75-95% of people suffering mental health issues living in

    • 3RD SEPTEMBER 2021
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    10 Tips for Returning to Work Successfully After the Holidays

    10 Tips for Returning to Work Successfully After the Holidays

    First day back. Cup of coffee in hand, turn on the computer and start all over again. Emails to read and answer. Pending tasks and projects haven’t gone away and are still waiting for you. You close your eyes and remember that only yesterday you were enjoying the beach. Returning to the routine The feeling

    • 21ST JULY 2021
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    Family Protection against the “Perils of Summer”

    Family Protection against the “Perils of Summer”

      SUPERVISION, PREVENTION AND PROTECTION ARE KEY WEAPONS AGAINST THE “PERILS OF SUMMER”, ESPECIALLY WITH CHILDREN   Special attention to beaches, swimming pools, outdoors and in the sun   Paediatricians are keen to stress the importance of child vigilance to prevent drowning.   Sunstroke, insect bites, fungul infections and food poisoning are among the most