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Psychologist or psychiatrist? The choice is yours!

Written on 27 November 2015, door Mijn Kwartier
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Once you start looking for help, it is often difficult who you should go to, and who can help you best. It is not always easy to know the difference between different healthcare providers. To help you look for a healthcare provider who suits your needs best, we will here describe what the difference is between a psychologist and a psychiatrist. What is a psychologist? A psychologist is someone who specializes in psychology. He/she is not allowed to prescribe medication, but will in many cases... Read more...


The fist step toward getting help? Is it difficult?

Written on 26 November 2015, door Mijn Kwartier
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To quickly answer the question which is formulated in the title: the answer is 'yes'. The first step toward getting help can be very difficult, and is a difficult step to take for many people. If you then ask yourself why it is so difficult, many people do not know what to answer exactly. Because it is something else which I need to do extra? Because I then have to admit that I have a problem? Because I then have to talk about it? In short, there can be very many different reasons as to why it is difficult... Read more...


Psychiatrist or psychologist? Which do I need?

Written on 9 May 2015, door Mijn Kwartier
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If you want to talk about what it is that bothers you or if you need help, it is not always easy to look for a psychologist or psychiatrist. You do not easily find the information which you need and, even thought you want help, contacting a help provider is often difficult. Also, you are often unsure of who you need: a psychiatrist or a psychologist? What is the difference, anyway? To make your search for help easier, we will define psychologists and psychiatrists below and explain the difference... Read more...


Medication for stress? Does it help?

Written on 13 April 2015, door Mijn Kwartier
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It is found more and more common  in the news, and is shown more often in advertisements. Medication for stress is becoming common. Especially medication for sleeping issues or exam stress has become a standard. Taking a quick pill to get rid of stress so that you can properly study or sleep again. But do these pills really work? Or do they work because we believe that they do? Discover here whether medication for stress actually works. Medication for stress? The working It can be so that some... Read more...


Can you treat depression without medication?

Written on 8 March 2015, door Dr. Paul Koeck
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Many patients as me if one can treat depression without medication. They want to get better without medication. Is this possible? Is it realistic? The light depression Yes, in many cases it is. Especially when speaking of lighter forms of depression, there is no clear medical evidence that antidepressants make the healing process faster or better. In a light depression, psychotherapy or online self-help is the best method to use. These can help in changing negative thoughts and feelings, helping... Read more...