About 10% of our family members or ourselves who are above 65 years show signs of organic brain disorder. Such mental illnesses due to old age were originally undifferentiated under the term “senility” – the loss of mental faculties with age.
Denial in ordinary English language is asserting that a statement or allegation, is not true. The same word, and also abnegation is used for a psychological defence mechanism postulated by Sigmund Freud, in which a person is filled with a
A Nigeria-based plastic surgeon with a questionable reputation over the integrity of her practice is in the news again. Dr. Anu of Med Contour, a Lagos-based cosmetic surgery hospital is not new to controversy. She has been called out a
A renowned Psychiatrist Consultant at the Federal Medical Center, Gusau, Zamfara, Aremu Saad, disclosed that over 20 per cent of Nigerians is suffering from different forms of mental illnesses. The consultant made this known on Thursday while addressing journalists, adding
Award winning rapper, Kanye West has bared details on his struggles with bipolar disorder. The 41-year-old dad to four little children, who has been campaigning against the stigmatisation of people with mental health issues, opened up in the new season
Mental health is defined as the level of psychological well-being or an absence of mental illness. It is the state of someone who is “functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioural adjustment”, but it appears the company where
Mum-of-three and fashion mogul, Kim Kardashian has spoken out about the troubles her husband, Kanye West has with bipolar disorder (a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and inability to carry out day-to-day tasks). The Keeping
Anwulika Ngene Her deep infectious laughter is the kind that rings in your head long after ending a conversation, the kind that makes you happy and leaves you wondering whether such a person has ever experienced anything other than joy.