Cristina Po Wenger

Cristina Po Wenger

Cristina studied Sociology at the University of Stirling, and since then, has been working in aid and development, supporting vulnerable communities. She is a strong advocate for mental health related to social exclusion and poverty.

Articles worked on by Cristina Po Wenger

Medically Reviewed
  • 9th Nov 2022
  • Est. 13 minutes read

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental illness characterized by an intense fear of abandonment, problems with self-image, and impulsive...

Medically Reviewed
  • 21st Nov 2022
  • Est. 13 minutes read

Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental illness that causes you to believe that you are unique and superior and makes...

Medically Reviewed
  • 4th Nov 2022
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Citalopram, commonly known as Celexa, is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) used to treat depression in adults. This antidepressant...

  • Written by Cristina Po Wenger
  • Clinically Reviewed by Amy Shelby
Medically Reviewed
  • 17th Nov 2022
  • Est. 9 minutes read

Clozapine, also known as Clozaril, Denzapine and Zaponex, is an antipsychotic drug mainly used to treat severe schizophrenia in adults,...

  • Written by Cristina Po Wenger
  • Clinically Reviewed by Amy Shelby
Medically Reviewed
  • 22nd Nov 2022
  • Est. 16 minutes read

Schizophrenia is a severe, long-term, and complex mental health problem that can develop at any point in someone’s life but...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 10 minutes read

Delirium is the acute onset and temporary disturbances to a person's consciousness, attention and awareness, often resulting in a debilitating...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 7 minutes read

Alprazolam, known by its brand name Xanax, is a prescription drug that belongs to the benzodiazepine class of drugs. It...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 6 minutes read

Bupropion, commonly sold as brand names Wellbutrin and Zyban, is an antidepressant medication classified as a norepinephrine-dopamine reuptake inhibitor (NDRI)....

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Olanzapine is a second-generation antipsychotic medication commonly used to treat schizophrenia, psychosis, and bipolar disorder.

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 7 minutes read

Nefazodone, previously branded as Serzone, is a serotonin modulator used to treat depression symptoms in adults. Medical advice and supervision...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Nortriptyline, commonly known as Pamelor, is a tricyclic antidepressant available only through prescription. Medical monitoring is needed while taking this...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Tranylcypromine, commonly known as Parnate, is an antidepressant medication classified as a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) that is used to...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 10 minutes read

Trazodone is a prescription antidepressant medication for adults and works as a serotonin antagonist and reuptake inhibitor (SARIs). This medication...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Ziprasidone is an atypical antipsychotic medicine. It is used in the treatment of schizophrenia, manic phases of bipolar disorder and...

  • Written by Cristina Po Wenger
  • Clinically Reviewed by Amy Shelby
Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 7 minutes read

Thiothixene, commonly known as Navane, is an antipsychotic medication used to treat delusions and hallucinations associated with schizophrenia. There are...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Trihexyphenidyl, commonly known as Artane, is a prescription-only medication used to treat symptoms associated with Parkinson's disease. Use this medication...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Trimipramine, commonly known as Surmontil, is a tricyclic antidepressant medication used to treat depressive disorders in adults. Follow all precautions...

Medically Reviewed
  • 16th Dec 2022
  • Est. 11 minutes read

Integrative therapy, counseling, or psychotherapy, is a talking therapy that incorporates a range of different therapeutic approaches to treat various...

Medically Reviewed
  • 16th Dec 2022
  • Est. 12 minutes read

Cognitive behavioral therapy, shortened to CBT, is a common type of talking therapy that focuses on the patterns of your...

Medically Reviewed
  • 19th Dec 2022
  • Est. 5 minutes read

Atypical depression is a subtype of depression characterized by persistent low mood and a loss of interest in things that...

Medically Reviewed
  • 21st Dec 2022
  • Est. 17 minutes read

Lewy body dementia, which is also known as dementia with Lewy bodies, is a condition that generally occurs in older...

  • Written by Cristina Po Wenger
  • Clinically Reviewed by Amy Shelby
Medically Reviewed
  • 21st Dec 2022
  • Est. 6 minutes read

Dissociative disorders are a group of mental illnesses characterized by disconnections between thoughts, feelings, memories, identity, the body, and the...

Medically Reviewed
  • 22nd Dec 2022
  • Est. 9 minutes read

Thioridazine is an antipsychotic medication sometimes prescribed for people who have been diagnosed with schizophrenia, approved by the Food and...

Medically Reviewed
  • 22nd Dec 2022
  • Est. 9 minutes read

Complex post-traumatic stress disorder, often shortened to complex PTSD, CPTSD or c-PTSD, is a mental health condition that can develop...

Medically Reviewed
  • 12th Jan 2023
  • Est. 7 minutes read

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are mental health conditions with overlapping symptoms. These two psychiatric disorders can...

Medically Reviewed
  • 13th Jan 2023
  • Est. 5 minutes read

Histrionic personality disorder and narcissistic personality disorder are both ‘cluster B’ types of personality disorder, which are characterized by dramatic,...

Medically Reviewed
  • 17th Jan 2023
  • Est. 6 minutes read