Mild social shyness, timidity or nervousness are common and normal personality traits. Shyness and timidity often decrease with age as the individual gains more experience and skills in different areas of life.
Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
Children and crisis
Children may not express grief and shock the same way as adults, therefore making it difficult for parents or other people close to the child to understand how the child experiences the crisis.
Simultaneous substance abuse and mental health problem
Antti has been drinking heavily for years. Over the past six months, he has also been very depressed.
Someone close to me has been diagnosed with a mental disorder
Friends and family members may find it very difficult when someone close to them is suffering from a mental disorder. It may feel hard to accept the fact that finding the right treatment may take time and considerable activeness both from the patient and their families and friends.
The benefits of peer research outweigh its challenges in the field of mental health research
CRISP Conference, 19 July 2019, New York University: Peer Research Panel
A blog by Gordon Johnston, Peer Researcher, Mental Health Foundation
Fear of interaction with people
Heikki remembers being timid already as a child and being scared of being the centre of attention at school and talking in front of others. Simply having to answer a question in class would make his heart race and his hands sweat.
Building Blocks for Mental Well-Being of the older People -project (2012-2016)
Mental health is an integral part of health, that is, the mental, physical, spiritual and social wellbeing of an individual. In older age and especially in transition phases in later life its importance is evident.
Third peer learning seminar will take place in Rotterdam.
Wednesday Nov. 29
Sanne Kooiman: Documentary