While there has been a considerable increase in the news surrounding student mental well-being in both Canada and the United States, this infographic from TopCounselingSchools.org really puts the growing issue of mental health issues including depression, stress, and suicide amongst our college and university students into perspective. Take a look now!
From the better known phobias like claustrophobia, agoraphobia and arachnophobia to the weird and wonderful such as xanthophobia, nomophobia, triskaidekaphobia, and pogonophobia just to name a few, specific phobias remain the most common type of anxiety disorder among adults. You can learn more about these common phobias, as well as the risk factors, symptoms and treatment for phobias by checking out these great infographics:
In the world of psychiatry, having more than one psychiatric diagnosis tend to be the rule rather than the exception. Dual diagnosis, specifically refers to such occasions when patients have a mental illness such as depression or an anxiety disorder, as well as a substance use problem. For further information about what a dual diagnosis means and the best approach to treatment, check out this great infographic from http://www.recoveryconnection.org/dual-diagnosis-infographic/.
Supporting and enhancing students' and health professionals' knowledge and understanding of mental health and psychiatry