Emotional Health

Benefits of a patient support group

Patient support groups can help in better understanding how to cope with the current situation and perhaps begin to find hope again.

By | July 22nd, 2019|Bean-spiration, Emotional Health|0 Comments

12 Things you can do to build mental resilience

Team Psychonephrology is pleased to announce the release of our first in-house video production, listing the activities can you do to build mental resilience. Going forward, we will continue to add more video content to provide you with additional resources. You can check the complete blog post here

By | July 9th, 2019|Bean-spiration, Emotional Health, From The Blog|0 Comments

12 things you can do to brighten up when having a bad day

As they say, when you get lemons in life, make lemonade out of it. Instead of fixating on the things that aren't going well in your life, remind yourself of everything you're thankful for.

By | April 15th, 2019|2019, Emotional Health|0 Comments

9 suggestions on how to nurture a Chronically Ill Patient’s Mental Health

When a patient is diagnosed with a chronic illness, not only is he the one experiencing this change, but his whole family, all going  through different emotions at the same time. With the decrease in physical health also comes an increase in mental health concerns. As the frequent hospital visits and medical consultations become the [...]

By | April 4th, 2019|2019, Emotional Health|0 Comments

What are the causes, effects and the suggestions for Nursing Burnout

Nurses who provide emotional support to their patients, comforting and reassuring them in the depths of physical and psychological suffering, are providing not just their physical efforts but also their emotional efforts too.

By | March 4th, 2019|2019, Emotional Health|0 Comments

Role of Technology in Mental health

The only constant is change. With ever-changing technology, this cannot be truer. Checking your devices multiple times has become second nature for most of us. As the internet is evolving, so is our dependence on it. Some may even term it an addiction. The internet, which was introduced as a way to make our lives [...]

By | June 13th, 2018|2018, Emotional Health|0 Comments

Think like an Elder

Thinking about aging often brings to mind physical transformations: the weakening of bones and muscles, the slow fade of energy, the aches, and the pains. But as our bodies change with age, so do our minds. It’s true that many elders experience some level of memory loss, a series of mental changes known collectively as [...]

By | June 5th, 2018|2018, Emotional Health|0 Comments

Mindful Yoga for Managing Anxiety

Whether it is the patient or the caregiver, diagnosis of a serious health condition like the need for dialysis therapy can bring turmoil and trigger anxiety. The onset of anxiety affects you not only mentally but also physically. You may begin feeling one or more effects of anxiety, like trouble sleeping, headaches and muscle tension. [...]

By | November 29th, 2017|2017, Emotional Health|0 Comments

The Trauma of Dialysis Initiation

We are happy to announce that Dr. Gavril Hercz’s article is published, in the Perspective section of JASN October 2017 28: 2835-2837. The link for the article can be found here. http://jasn.asnjournals.org/content/28/10/2835 "The trauma of dialysis initiation" discusses at length the psychosocial impact of serious medical illness, such as kidney disease, which affects not only [...]

By | October 16th, 2017|2017, Clinician's Corner, Emotional Health|0 Comments

Beyond the reception desk

The clinical reception area or the reception desk, be it in a clinic or hospital, is the first and last place that a patient encounters during their anxious visit. Thus it has a major role in imprinting a positive or negative impression, while also influencing the dynamics of the encounter while there. The receptionists not [...]

By | May 11th, 2017|2017, Emotional Health|0 Comments