How psychiatrists and psychologists work together?

How psychiatrists and psychologists work together?

What is the difference between psychiatrists and psychologists? Psychiatrists: – Trained medical doctors who later specialise in the field – Can prescribe and review medication – Often consult and oversee…

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Freshers and Mental Health

Freshers and Mental Health

Blue Tree intern Maddy Lykourgos discusses the alarmingly high rate of mental health problems among first-year university students Moving into university is an exciting time for many young people, the…

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Bridging the gap between mental and physical health

Bridging the gap between mental and physical health

Stop. Close your eyes. Now, try and visualise what does ‘Health’ look like? What do you see? By Nicola Dalrymple for The Blue Tree Clinic. Health is not something concrete,…

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How do we deal with failure?

How do we deal with failure?

Blue Tree intern Maddy Lykourgos outlines possible reasons why we deal with ‘failure’ so badly Given the current aftermath that’s following the recent exam results season and new start to…

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Summertime

Summertime

Blue Tree intern Maddy Lykourgos describes the gloomier side of summertime Summer is well underway, with temperatures continuing to soar across the country and records being broken all over Europe.…

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Grief: “it comes in waves”

Grief: “it comes in waves”

For something that is so natural and certain, death is not a topic we generally deal with well. No two experiences of mourning are the same and while everybody goes…

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Is there really a rise in mental health problems?

Is there really a rise in mental health problems?

Blue Tree intern Maddy Lykourgos explores the phenomenon of rising mental health problems Every now and again in the realm of mental health, it becomes publicised that today’s society suffers…

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How do I talk about my depression?

How do I talk about my depression?

How do I talk about my depression? Statistically speaking, depression is one of the most common mental health problems in UK society. So, what makes it so difficult to talk…

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What will happen when I see a psychiatrist or psychologist?

What will happen when I see a psychiatrist or psychologist?

How to prepare for your first appointment at The Blue Tree Clinic Here at Blue Tree, we understand that your first appointment can be daunting. It’s important to remember that,…

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Do I have an anxiety disorder?

Do I have an anxiety disorder?

Do I have an anxiety disorder? The term anxiety disorder covers a whole range of conditions including panic, phobias,  OCD, social anxiety and even PTSD. In the UK, an estimated…

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