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How can I solve depression?

Written on 28 October 2015, door Mijn Kwartier
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Help, I think that I have a depression and I do not know how to solve it. Depression is a deep, psychological disorder, which is not easy to solve. Depression spreads in the brain and affects different functions. First off, you will have issues with memory and focus. Then, your positive thoughts will reduce. Finally, even your negative thoughts and feelings will reduce, so that you feel apathetic in the end. Is there a simple way to go about depression solving? No, a depression is never simple... Read more...


A treatment for depression

Written on 27 October 2015, door Mijn Kwartier
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There are many types of treatment for depression. Often, it is difficult to know which type helps in which particular depression case. We namely need to differentiate between different types of depression. There are minor and major depressions, and those in between. The treatment is not the same in all of these cases. In this article, we differentiate between a medical treatment and a psychotherapeutic treatment. Below, we shortly sum up what both types of treatment entail, and we then also note... Read more...


Psychotherapist, psychologist, or psychiatrist in Antwerp

Written on 27 May 2015, door Dr. Paul Koeck
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Waiting lists at a psychotherapist, psychologist, or psychiatrist Finding a psychologist, psychiatrist, or psychotherapist in a large city like Antwerp is not easy. Most centers for mental health have long waiting lists for psychotherapy and it is difficult to get an appointment with a psychologist, psychiatrist, or psychotherapist within a short amount of time. Last Thursday I guided a group of Antwerp doctors. Conversation landed on the theme that doctors often find it difficult to refer their... Read more...


Can hypnosis genetically manipulate us?

Written on 15 April 2015, door Dr. Paul Koeck
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Femke entered my practice after a two-hour traffic jam between Utrecht and Antwerp. She was tired and hopeless. As a doctor I am used to a lot, but this time I really found it difficult to look my client in the eyes. Her skin was consumed by eczema, including her entire face, and I believed her when she said that there was not a single square millimeter on her body with normal skin. This burden was something she had carried for over a decade. It started after her spouse passed away in a car-accident.... 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...


Hyperventilation? Test if online self-help or therapy can help you

Written on 3 March 2015, door Dr. Paul Koeck
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What is hyperventilation? Hyperventilation is a medical illness which is often seen in people who live under a lot of pressure or stress for a longer period of time. Hyperventilation is thus a stress bound illness or disease. To some extent you can say that everyone suffering from hyperventilation has some form of underlying stress. There are a few rare exceptions to this rule. In these cases a medical or biochemical cause can lead to hyperventilation. This is why the advice of your doctor is important. Who... Read more...