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Continued support, flexibility and guidance needed for those with mental illness and neurodevelopmental conditions - College of Psychiatrists

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Vulnerable groups with mental illness and neurodevelopment conditions need extra guidance, support and flexibility in how services and treatments are delivered in these extraordinary circumstances, the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland has stated.

Detailed genes testing set to personalise mental health care

Aoife Ni Eochaidh, chartered physiotherapist, offers a simple, saliva-based test for men and women with mental health illness which analyses genetic variations that influence how our bodies determines what works for our mental health conditions.

Research needed into how ADHD manifests itself in girls

for more research into how Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder manifests itself in girls.

Learn Ayurveda in Galway and discover a healthy way of life

There will be a six week evening course on the ‘Introduction to Ayurveda’, classes will commence on October 4 and will be held on Wednesdays from 7pm to 9pm.

Natural healing with Mayo Acupressure Clinic

Carrying excess weight especially in the upper body region can have very serious consequences for our health and wellbeing and many people really struggle to shed this excess weight and keep it off.

Local study looks at experience of adults with ADHD

A diagnosis of ADHD for an adult can lead to a sense of disbelief quickly followed by relief. That’s according to a new study of adult ADHD carried out by researchers at the School of Psychology, NUI Galway.

Boost your brain with omega-3

As exams loom, parents are in overdrive trying to help get their children across the finish line of study preparation. Making the right nutritional choices is not always a priority for students during this stressful time and as a result, convenience foods can start to look a lot more appetising! Omega-3 fatty acids help to build brain cell membranes, promote new brain cell formation, as well as aiding hormone synthesis which is immensely important for adolescents. Some key benefits commonly associated with omega-3 include better memory and general brain health, which is why it is so important to get omega-3 fats from the right foods and supplements.

INCADDS would like to open ADHD minds to mindfulness

ADHD is a behavioural disorder associated with cognitive impairments and brain alterations, both structural and functional. Increased rates of co-morbid psychiatric symptoms and secondary impairments such as work or relationship difficulties are commonly reported in ADHD. Cognitive deficits in executive functioning, including attention, working memory, and inhibition have been widely noted, as have difficulties in arousal, motivation, and emotional regulation (self-regulation impairments).

 

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