An anxiety disorder is more than feeling a little stressed or worried. This is normal and helps us complete tasks and goals in out life.
People with an anxiety disorder experience stress and worry at a higher level, which impacts on their ability to successfully complete day to day activities.
Borderline Personality Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder is a common mental health condition that is recognised by a person’s poor perception of themselves, risky behaviours, poor interpersonal skills and impulsivity that impacts poorly on the person.
Depression is a condition where the person can feel sad, lonely, hopeless & have no or little motivation. It is a condition that many people will experience at some stage in their lives. Approx. 3 in f people will experience depression at some stage in their lives and 1 in 5 people have it now.
Perinatal / Postnatal Depression
This is a type of depression than can occur during pregnancy or within 12 months of a baby being born.
It occurs in 1 in 5 women and 1 in 10 men. 1 in 1000 may develop a psychosis, with hallucinations and delusions.
PTSD is a form of anxiety that develops following a person or a close friend or relative was exposed to a life threatening or traumatic event. PTSD can develop from a wide range of experiences such as car accidents, bush fires, experiencing or witnessing violence, war, sexual assault and traumatic child birth.
Schizophrenia is a mental illness that is characterised by a person having odd thoughts or behaviours, hallucinations or delusions. A hallucination is when you hear or see something that is not there, and a delusion is when a person believes something that is not true or strange.