As many as one in five women develop a mental health problem during pregnancy or in the first year after the birth of their baby. Maternal mental health problems can range from anxiety, low mood and depression to psychosis.
By studying how people with facial difference overcome their challenges, we may not only find ways to help other such children, but also learn how to help all young people be comfortable with how they look and who they are.
The article explores Stan's mental health and how his early childhood neglect and psychological trauma may have contributed to chemical changes in his brain that make him less able to cope with stress and develop trusting relationships.
Some tips on managing anxiety when searching for a relationship as a person with disability.
Non-suicidal self-injury, a complex phenomenon, appears to be driven by a number of different psychological mechanisms.
Ranging from a moral ban on watching pornography, masturbating to wearing make-up, physically disabled people are either considered to be sexually hyperactive or asexual beings.
When it comes to relationships and sexuality today, disabled people often experience additional discrimination and patronizing attitudes, even from non-disabled loved ones.