Perfectionism and eating disorders
Perfectionism is a personality trait characterised by the setting of unrealistic personal standards, being very self-critical if those standards are not met, an extreme preoccupation with mistakes, having doubts when considering personal achievements, and a significant emphasis on precision and organisation. Research has shown high perfectionism is linked with various types of mental illness, such […]
Interventions for depression: finding a treatment that’s right for you
Depression is one of the most common mental health conditions that affects people all over the world. Approximately one in five adults experienced some form of depression during early 2021, which is more than double the rate of depression before the pandemic. Depression ranges from mild to severe, with more severe cases being hugely disruptive […]
Putting mental health to bed: can sleep improve mental health problems?
Problems with sleep are common in people with mental health issues. It is often the view that sleep problems are a symptom or consequence of the mental health condition and as a result, is given little attention when it comes to trying to manage or overcome the mental health problem. However, another perspective is that […]