Psychosomatic Illness – Is it all in your head?

Imagine, upon waking one morning, you find yourself blind. Without vision. Deprived of the one sense you’ve learned to rely on the most. You stir, disorientated, straining to see through the darkness. For a moment you believe it to be midnight, but the darkness is impenetrable and even the streetlamps from beyond the window fail to emit their usual glow.… Read the rest

Is anorexia caused by nature or nurture?

Between 0.1% to 0.2% of the UK population has been diagnosed with anorexia nervosa, a mental disorder which often results in patients being severely underweight. That means up to 5 people in every 1,000 people in the UK are victims of anorexia.… Read the rest