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What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder? What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

Anxiety is at the crux of a great deal of mental illnesses. The pain of a mental... 

Mental Health In Your Child: Look, Listen and Learn Mental Health In Your Child: Look, Listen and Learn

There is a difficulty that presents itself to all parents when their child reaches... 

The Myth of Mental Illness The Myth of Mental Illness

Despite all appearances to the contrary, the world is still somewhat old fashioned.... 

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Anxiety and Mental Help Tips

Telling Your Family About A Mental Health Issue Telling Your Family About A Mental Health Issue

Due to the many stigma attached to mental health issues, it can sometimes be hugely... 

Can Herbal Medicine Cure Anxiety Problems? Can Herbal Medicine Cure Anxiety Problems?

In the late 1980s to the early 1990s, the world went mad for Prozac. Everyone, seemingly,... 

Is “Mental” Health Really Just In The Mind? Is “Mental” Health Really Just In The Mind?

Imagine you are asked to describe what depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder... 

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Exposure Therapy: The End To All Anxiety? Exposure Therapy: The End To All Anxiety?

Exposure therapy is nothing revolutionary, but it is now being recognized as an effective method of conquering people’s fears and anxieties. It is now regularly included in a program of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which itself is one of the most useful ways of treating a phobia or anxiety program There is no doubt that exposure therapy is... [Read more of this article]

The Benefits of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy The Benefits of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

It may seem like a bit of a mouthful, but Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (known as CBT) is one of the foremost treatments for anxiety and panic disorders – and also one of the most effective. Many patients find a combination of CBT and traditional psychiatrist help and assessment is just what they need to combat their anxiety problems. CBT is based... [Read more of this article]

Anxiety Disorders & Medications Anxiety Disorders & Medications

We live in a fix-all society, where we are all programmed to think that problems can be fixed quickly and easily. This “have it all, now” mentally extends throughout our lives, and even into our health. It is therefore understandable that, for most people, going to see a doctor and getting medication is the obvious answer to any malady.... [Read more of this article]

When Anxiety Strikes When Anxiety Strikes

Panic attacks can be the bane of your existence, and can make being out and about in the world extremely daunting. Never knowing when – or why – an attack can hit makes life unpredictable, and searching for a way to control your anxiety is a natural step to take. Most anxiety attacks come on suddenly – however, there are usually warning... [Read more of this article]

Conquering Fear – How To Fight Your Phobia Conquering Fear – How To Fight Your Phobia

The guide below is a brief, start up guide for those wishing to conquer their phobia (or phobias) once and for all. For ease of use, the fear of enclosed spaces (claustrophobia) is used as an example – though the steps are applicable to any fear. 1. Expose yourself to the fear. If you have a phobia, you probably go out of your way to avoid the... [Read more of this article]

Terrors and Frights: Common (And Not So Common) Phobias Terrors and Frights: Common (And Not So Common) Phobias

A phobia is an extreme, fearful reaction to an object, animal, insect, feeling or circumstance – they are wide and varied, and often have no rational explanation. The vast majority of the populace have at least one phobia, and many people go as far as to seek help for conquering their phobia from medical professionals. So what are we all so afraid... [Read more of this article]

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