States Academic Press
Medical Science - Psychiatry
Psychiatry refers to an area of medicine concerned with the diagnosis, prevention and management of behavioral, emotional and mental disorders. There are various types of psychiatric conditions and disorders such as depression, dissociative disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, anxiety disorders, paraphilic disorders, and bipolar disorder. Maintaining a good lifestyle is critical for the overall physical and mental well-being of any person, which can be achieved through exercise, good nutrition, work-life balance, and getting enough sleep. Lifestyle psychiatry deals with the treatment of psychiatric disorders that are a result of unhealthy lifestyle choices. In order to assist people in managing their psychiatric disorders, it uses an integrated and holistic approach to health, which includes suggestions for sleep, exercise, practicing mindfulness, and nutritious diet. It also entails incorporating techniques such as meditation, yoga, and tai chi, which are known to help prevent and lessen the symptoms of mental illness. This book aims to shed light on some of the unexplored aspects of lifestyle psychiatry and the recent researches in this field. Those in search of information to further their knowledge will be greatly assisted by it.