A recent study completed in Sweden finds that a definite link exists between people with creative bents and the presence of mental illness.
When employees call into work for sick leave, the impact is often felt throughout the workplace. Others have to scramble to make up the work that would be lost, extra phone calls and messages may have to be sent, and the company pays out money for non-productivity. Not all sick days come from physical ailments. [...]
When a loved one is diagnosed with dementia, family members look for a way to help them maintain the functions they still have. A senior who struggles to remember faces and participate in conversation is often prescribed with medication to help them fight against the symptoms of dementia.
We’ve all heard the expression “drowning your sorrows” and everyone knows at least one person who personifies that stereotype of the “happy drunk.” But how accurate is that, really? Can drinking actually help alleviate depression? Both alcoholism and depression are considered to be mental illnesses, both diagnosable and treatable by mental health professionals. But what [...]