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Generalized Anxiety Disorders

Tips to eliminate stress throughout the week

  Stress manifests itself in many ways, sometimes obvious and other times quite mysteriously. Either way, if left ignored, it leads to illness or severe ailments. Do a little each day to decompress and enjoy your time rather than worrying. Follow these eight tips to unload the stress, live a healthier life and enjoy your […]

Retail Therapy: One In Three Recently Stressed Americans Shops To Deal With Anxiety

  The Huffington Post  |  By Carolyn Gregoire       Forget meditation and yoga: For many stressed-out Americans, the best remedy for a stressful day at work or the sting of a painful breakup is the smell of brand-new clothing, the feel of a silk dress and the sound of a credit card being swiped. […]

Dealing With Dating Anxiety: Try Not to Impress

   I was talking with a young reporter the other day about dating. She asked how people could quell their anxiety before a first date. As a cognitive behavior therapist, I understand that anxiety is influenced by one’s thinking. For example, you will probably feel incredible pressure if you think, “I have to look/sound/behave perfectly […]

An abnormal preoccupation with health can be debilitating

An abnormal preoccupation with health can be debilitating, the medical fraternity knows this too well. Researchers and doctors have noted that when there are no physical symptoms, it doesn’t really mean that nothing is wrong with a patient. A patient suspected of a heart attack a week earlier might visit the doctor once again complaining of […]

Is anxiety contagious?

nxiety, or the reaction to a perceived danger, is a response that differs from one animal or human to another ― or so scientists thought. Now researchers at Tel Aviv University are challenging what we know about stress, and their study has implications for helping clinicians better treat victims of terrorism or natural disasters. Prof. […]

How Our Brains Get Tripped Up When We’re Anxious

ScienceDaily (Sep. 14, 2010) — A new University of Colorado at Boulder study sheds light on the brain mechanisms that allow us to make choices and ultimately could be helpful in improving treatments for the millions of people who suffer from the effects of anxiety disorders. In the study, CU-Boulder psychology Professor Yuko Munakata and […]

Feeling Depressed or Anxious? Screen Yourself Online

  By January W. Payne Posted: March 9, 2010 You’ve been feeling particularly anxious, depressed, or irritable lately. How do you know if it’s time to seek help? While not a substitute for diagnosis by a medical professional, a number of online questionnaires, including a new one discussed in a study published in the March-April […]

An Overview of Agoraphobia: When Should You Get Help?

Almost everyone has had or does presently have some type of phobia. Some common phobias people have are of insects, spiders, riding in elevators or escalators. Some people are afraid of airplanes and will avoid flying,  if at all possible. Approximately 19 million people in the US suffer with some kind of phobia. Phobias can […]

Mental health experts worry about oil spill emotional effects

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) – Mental health experts say for some people, the crisis in the Gulf could dredge up unresolved feelings from Hurricane Katrina. The emotional fallout from the oil spill was one of the topics discussed at the Community Wellness Conference in Biloxi Wednesday.  A coalition born out of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita is now preparing to […]

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