Uganda: KCB Financial institution Employees Tipped On Psychological Well being

Dr. Dismas Bwesigye, an Eye Motion Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapist and psychotherapist on the Nationwide Psychological Referral Hospital, Butabika has tipped KCB workers on psychological well being in efforts to assist them

enhance their efficiency at work and private lives.

This was throughout a psychological well being webinar hosted by KCB Financial institution Uganda in commemoration of the psychological well being consciousness month.

The webinar was held below the theme “Again to fundamentals”.

Following the final two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of individuals and workers of varied organisations have encountered stress, isolation and uncertainty which have taken a toll on their wellbeing.

Dr. Bwesigye identified that a few of the psychological well being situations might have a couple of contributing trigger and will co-occur.

“Psychological well being problems could be attributable to genetics – threat of sure sicknesses that exist within the household historical past, irregular functioning of mind techniques, substance abuse similar to hashish, alcohol or caffeine, social issues similar to abuse, neglect, bullying, faith or spirituality,” he stated.

With over 11 years of expertise, Dr. Bwesigye is well-known for assessing and treating a variety of psychological situations together with PSTD, panic assaults, nervousness, melancholy, addictions amongst others.

In line with the Diagnostic and Statistical Guide of Psychological Well being (fifth Version), there are over 150 psychological problems which embrace nervousness problems, together with panic dysfunction, obsessive-compulsive dysfunction, phobias, melancholy, bipolar dysfunction, consuming problems, persona problems, post-traumatic stress dysfunction, psychotic problems, amongst so many others.