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Articles about or concerning Anxiety Attacks, Social Anxiety Disorder, ADD, ADHD, Adult ADHD, Autism, PTSD, Alzheimer's Disease, Bipolar Disorder, Neurosis, Hysteria, Psychosis, & Schizophrenia.
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Sensuality – What Is It? How it is important for us.

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 Alex Toffy (September 16, 2015)  What comes to mind when you think of the word sensuality? Perhaps some pleasant experience that involves touching, seeing, smelling, tasting or feeling - such as walking on the beach or being massaged with sweet-smelling oil. The smell of your partner? Chocolate? These are sensual experiences that are ways of being in the now. They are typically neither goal oriented nor explicitly .. (Mental Health)

Does Work-Life Balance Exist For Doctors?

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 Maria Palma (December 18, 2014)  If you’re a doctor, do you find yourself spending more time at work than other areas of your life? Are you a workaholic, but are seeking more work-life balance? In a recent poll conducted by SERMO, a social network for doctors, 54% of doctors considered themselves workaholics while 46% of doctors said they were not. Given that most doctors spend more hours at work than your .. (Mental Health)

Exercise Benefits Mental and Emotional Health

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 Maria Marilyn Madrid (October 09, 2014)  No one can deny the benefits we get from exercise. Whether it is exercise through participation in sports, dance, gym exercises, and even everyday routine which involves exercise in some forms. This happens when body parts are used and internally muscles contract with certain movements as seen in walking, jogging, running, and even up and down the stairs. The obvious benefit is .. (Mental Health)

How Doctors Can Reduce Work Stress

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 Maria Palma (September 16, 2014)  Doctors carry a great deal of responsibility. Working long hours, interacting with many patients on any given day, and being subjected to life or death situations can become very stressful. Tack on the mental energy required to deal with fellow medical professionals plus balancing work and a personal life has the potential to lead to burnout and medical mistakes if you don’t know .. (Mental Health)

Talking To Your Family about Rehab Treatment Centers

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 Bruce Markey (April 24, 2014)  When you decide to fight back against your substance addiction by entering a rehab program, you will feel a change in your life almost immediately. Rather than fearing your demons, you're facing them. Rather than feeling that drugs or alcohol are in charge of your life, you're choosing to take control. These internal changes feel great, but when it comes time to tell your friends and .. (Mental Health)

The Healthy Physician: Are You Taking Care of Your Mental Health?

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 Maria Palma (January 10, 2014)  As a physician, patients come to you expecting you to help them be healthier, and your own personal health is an important factor in promoting good health and preventing diseases. If you’re not healthy, then how can you expect your patients to trust you and listen to what you have to say? Mental Health Is Critical Health encompasses many aspects, not just physical health. Mental .. (Mental Health)

Advocating for your ADHD Child in School

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 Cj Mackey (January 18, 2013)  If your child has been diagnosed with ADHD, regardless of what form of treatment you choose to undergo, one thing you must do is start to educate your school and teachers on how best to work with your child. The most important role you will start to undertake over the next few months and years is to become his advocate to the school system. When our son was diagnosed with ADHD, we went . (Mental Health)

Financial and emotional costs of Alzheimer’s

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 George Tobin (December 31, 2012)  The public eye is becoming more and more aware of the frustrating situation with Alzheimer’s disease. The Alzheimer’s Association provides some scary facts surrounding the disease: it’s currently the only disease on the top 10 list of killers of Americans that has no cure or even a method to slow its effect on the human brain. Currently 5.4 million Americans are .. (Mental Health)

Odd Quirk or a Medical Condition

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 Adrian Fisher (December 18, 2012)  Every person is different. Or at least this is what the majority of people think. But we are all humans and we have similarities – both physical and psychological. Your probably have an odd quirk of yours and you keep it a secret, thinking that you are the only one or somehow being ashamed of it. But as it turns out each strange habit or small tic is actually a documented medical .. (Mental Health)

Celebrities In The Bipolar Boat

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 Vick Condecion (December 05, 2012)  Even though only 2.8% of the population has Bipolar Disorder, there is a fair share of famous people who have that diagnosis. This is heartening because it shows that people can overcome adversity and be successful while having this pesky psychiatric trouble. Who are some of these well known people who are or were Bipolar? One was the great singer Frank Sinatra. Sinatra has been quoted . (Mental Health)

Top 10 Unexpected Facts About Dreams

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 Megan J Peterson (October 10, 2012)  For many of us, mornings can be very traumatic. When it's time to work, we suddenly need some sleep, even if we were rolling all night. In the following lines, I will share some of the top 10 unexpected facts about dreams. It sounds interesting, doesn't it? Honestly? I love dreaming. Very often dreams give to me things that I wouldn't get in my real life. I recommend that you should .. (Mental Health)

Manic Depression and Bipolar Disorder

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 Stiven Benson (October 06, 2012)  What is manic depression? Manic depression, also known as bipolar disorder, is classified as a type of affective disorder or mood disorder that goes beyond ordinary ups and downs of the day, and is a serious medical illness and a major health problem in this country. Manic depression is characterized by periodic episodes of extreme elation, elevated mood, or irritability (also called .. (Mental Health)

Overcoming issues with low self-esteem

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 Laura Roseline (August 18, 2012)  It can be said that it’s a chain of negative actions or incidents that lead one to low self-esteem issues. In many cases, a single incident will be just about enough to trigger this chain reaction. If you feel like you are facing such issues in your life, it’s about time that you turned around, looked it in the face and get rid of it once and for all! But do keep in mind .. (Mental Health)

Family therapy as an effective way to cope with family problems

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 Laura Roseline (August 10, 2012)  Family therapists make it possible for families to overcome such issues as parent-child conflicts, learning or development disabilities, alcohol and drug addictions, chronic medical illnesses, marital problems and divorces. Family therapy is a complex approach to the problems that may occur in your family. The main goal of family counseling is to improve your relationships with other .. (Mental Health)

There must be a better way

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 John Price (August 08, 2012)  Generally, for bipolar patients, the doctor will administer an SSRI, mood stabilizer, an anti-anxiety drug as well as, a sedative all at the same time. This is standard practice. But let us stop and think about that. Theoretically, an SSRI (such as Welbutrin, or Celexa) improves the person's disposition, moving them out of a “sad" state to a hypermanic condition. In a bipolar .. (Mental Health)

Read along to know more about family therapy!

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 Petar Genchev (July 29, 2012)  Are you tired of the issues in your family? A family consists of people with different mind sets. Thus, it is certain to come across family issues. Most of the family issues are minor ones and they can be resolved by the family members. All that they need to do is to sit down and discuss on the issue and get solution without hurting any member. Ego is the main factor responsible for .. (Mental Health)

How to overcome anxiety in the most effective manner

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 Sammy Carter (July 13, 2012)  We all get anxious or worried about certain things at times. There is no running away from worries. In fact, these are just some of the essential factors in life that put a force within us to achieve the impossible. Anxiety, often at times, brings out the best in us. It is normal for a person to be worried in some situations like before appearing for a test, an interview or when moving . (Mental Health)

Problem associated with low self-esteem

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 Petar Genchev (July 07, 2012)  Before going into details of how one can overcome low self-esteem, you first need to understand what actually low self-esteem is. Low self-esteem is a problem which affects many people and it basically means not thinking too highly of one's own self. When one is low on self-esteem then the most important thing that they need to do is to get counseling. A good counselor plays a huge .. (Mental Health)

Get to know anxiety better

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 Petar Genchev (June 30, 2012)  By anxiety we mean, a state of being highly aware as well as alert. The definition given to this term varies from one institution to another. This is a problem that hunts down many individuals of today. It is a very common observation that this emotion is confused with fear as well as worry. But, the fear and worry are only two of the components of this emotion. In the actual sense, .. (Mental Health)

Understanding Stress in a better way

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 Petar Genchev (June 17, 2012)  Stress can be described as the body’s natural mechanism to protect itself which could be equated to as an internal security system. This is often described as something negative which hampers an individual’s physical and mental well being. But if it is channeled properly it could help an individual be alert, focused and energetic. In life threatening situations stress can .. (Mental Health)

Useful Family therapy techniques And Options

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 Petar Genchev (June 10, 2012)  Family therapy, the term may be new for you or probably you do not know much about it. In this excerpt, I would like to discuss about family therapy in detail by pointing out its benefits and usefulness. The main idea behind this therapy is to assist an individual so that they can face the contingencies of life and cope up with them as well. Within a family, each individual plays a .. (Mental Health)

5 Classic Stress Symptoms To Know

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 Petar Genchev (June 06, 2012)  There are many people in this world that are living with day to day stress as a part of life. With the current life that demands and expects so much, people are getting trapped in deadlines and pressure. Sometimes stress can be considered a good thing because it makes the person productive but can prove to be life-threatening when it takes a drastically dreadful turn. In order to .. (Mental Health)

Effects of Stress on the Body

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 Petar Genchev (May 27, 2012)  People who are working and who are burdened with a lot of responsibilities experience a lot of stress. This makes stress a fairly common condition. However, not too many people take stress seriously. They tend to underestimate stress, when in fact stress is a very serious matter. Stress can manifest itself in a number of ways, and those who are affected with these stress symptoms should . (Mental Health)

How to recognize stress symptoms

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 Petar Genchev (May 19, 2012)  Sometimes it is really difficult for a person to admit he/she is under stress just because he/she doesn’t know the stress symptoms. In this regard, stress is pretty much the same as alcoholic intoxication. For a drunken person, it is close to impossible to admit he/she is really drunk, but the state and the symptoms are much more obvious to other people. Just like it is with .. (Mental Health)

Finding the Will to Survive

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 Cade Lennox (May 17, 2012)  Among all the different stories of survival there is typically one underlying theme among those who have beaten the odds and braved some of the hardest situations. That theme, as simple as it may sound is not survival food or a really good 72-hour kit. It is simply the will to survive. The phrase is simple and is self-explanatory, but the concept behind it is deep-seated and plumbs the . (Mental Health)

Non Loop LCD enclosure for Hospitals?

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 Graham Gallagher (May 04, 2012)  Non loop LCD enclosure uses. A non loop LCD enclosure can be used to protecting the people in our care from self harming and damaging TV screens in the healthcare industry. Why use a non loop LCD enclosure? We all have a legal responsibility for safeguarding the health of people in our care, including the mentally unbalanced, these can be prison, jail or psychiatric units. This could .. (Mental Health)

Facts that we need to know about low self-esteem

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 Laura Roseline (May 03, 2012)  In case you have been told that you either suffer from the so-called low self-esteem or you are involved in the treatment of a person that has low self-esteem, then there are some really interesting facts that you should know about. This is because you can actually find myths about the self-esteem of a person that can not only prevent you from taking care of your low self-esteem, but .. (Mental Health)

Understand causes and consequences of Low Self- esteem

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 Laura Roseline (April 27, 2012)  Self-esteem refers to how you feel about yourself. It can dictate the way you run your life and view others. When one has negative feelings, they can develop a state called Low Self-esteem that could be damaging both for the concerned and their family members. Work effectively so as to change the state of Low self-esteem requires understanding the causes and the consequences of the .. (Mental Health)

Holosync from Centerpointe-pros and cons

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 Sarah Cook (March 23, 2012)  Individuals who are not satisfied with their lives and who could use a change should turn their attention towards entrainment programs which are very popular these days due to their effectiveness. There is no reason to be depressed and miserable when you can do something to change the state you are experiencing and the good news is that there are brainwave entrainment programs out .. (Mental Health)

Fight low self-esteem for a healthier life

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 Laura Roseline (February 26, 2012)  With immense emphasis on image and appearance and increasing competitiveness in every walk of life, it becomes difficult for an individual to cope with the pressures of everyday existence. Inability to do so leads to rejection of self and low self-esteem. This has become a dominant issue of the society affecting people of all ages including not just the middle aged but increasing number . (Mental Health)

The Best Way To Keep Your Mind Healthy After 65

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 Carrie Westengate (February 24, 2012)  When you hit 60 or 65, you may start to think of dementia, especially if you have a close family member who has, or is, experiencing this illness. The dementia group of diseases, affects memory and can ultimately force you to rely on other people for basic needs. Thankfully, there are certain things you can do to help keep your mind sharp and lower your risk of dementia. 1. What .. (Mental Health)

Factors behind Couple disputes & Marriage Counseling

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 Laura Roseline (February 19, 2012)  Disputes and conflicts are very common in our life but sometimes they cause severe problems. It is reported that the conflicts are more among new couples as time is required to understand the behavior of each other. Therefore disputes are very rare in love marriage than arranged marriage. The rate of divorce is increasing rapidly in the world due to lack of understanding among married .. (Mental Health)

Three Factors to Consider when you Choose a Psychotherapist

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 Laura Roseline (February 19, 2012)  When it comes to needing a psycho therapist, it can be difficult to choose the one that you want. There are many different ones available and they all charge different amounts. While you may be thinking that price is your only concern, you will be wrong; you will also need to consider experience, location and whether they have helped others. Sticking to a Budget Of course, the price .. (Mental Health)

Relationships: How to Get Your Girlfriend Back

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 Laura Roseline (February 18, 2012)  There are many relationships that do not work out and this can be heartbreaking on the people involved. If you have broken up with your girlfriend recently or she has broken, you may be looking for ways to get her back. It is important to take this slowly and give her time; coming on too strong will make you come across too desperate and needy and this is a turn-off. Take the Time to .. (Mental Health)

Protecting a Plasma Television with a Non-Loop Enclosure

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 Graham Gallagher (February 02, 2012)  Safety is paramount for mental health facilities and an obvious one is protecting a plasma television with a non-loop enclosure. There are many health and safety issues associated with clients in such a facility, as some people are at risk of self harming and so to protect against this, there are a few companies who make these units and one has developed an enclosure with exacting .. (Mental Health)

Clutter or Hoarding - Am I In Trouble?

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 Jo Tempest (January 29, 2012)  Clutter or Hoarding? You can often look around your home and think there is just too much clutter. The kitchen worktops are full of packets, pans or china. Your bedroom has clothes laying around instead of having been put back in the closet. The living room has newspapers, magazines, toys abandoned by your children and your bathroom is a mess. This is clutter, and in a couple of days, .. (Mental Health)

The mask for sleep apnea

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 Gerald Chan (January 28, 2012)  Before turning to surgery for sleep apnea, there are several solutions exist to help patients suffering from this disorder. This includes the use of masks for sleep apnea. The most notable of which is a continuous positive airway pressure, or better known as CPAP. This type of mask also has some variations that work together. Forcing air through patients decreased narrow airways or .. (Mental Health)

What is a cpap mask

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 Gerald Chan (January 28, 2012)  Patient comfort with a CPAP mask is non-Napapag discuss when it comes to the success of CPAP therapy. Therefore, CPAP mask configuration must be carried out on patients. Any discomfort would make the program useful as a form of therapy not possible adverse patient reactions as the cessation of use and anxiety. Therefore, it is important to adjust the CPAP mask. While patients may choose . (Mental Health)

Incense, mental health for everyone

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 Robert Stars (January 26, 2012)  Throughout history, incense has been used for a variety of spiritual and aromatherapy purposes. There are various products and materials used for creating incense depending on what part of the world it is made in. There are many different ways that incense is burned including in bowels, sticks and oils. Depending on the culture, religion or spiritual levels of ones believes it is an .. (Mental Health)

Necessary Qualifications in Order to Practice Psychotherapy

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 Laura Roseline (January 18, 2012)  Psychotherapy is the art of treating certain forms of distress that we suffer from. Distress is not necessarily an illness but more of a psychological problem that affects our behavior, emotions and how well we relate to others and the environment. This form of treatment is not just given by anybody. It is highly sensitive just the same way medical cases are. It is because of this .. (Mental Health)

Finding good psychotherapy toys for children

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 Laura Roseline (January 15, 2012)  Toys have been in the market for a long time but psychotherapy toys are slightly different. One will find that the toys that they get for their children will be determined by the sex of the child. However, educational learning toys for children will be found to be slightly different from other toys. They have the main goal of making sure that the child plays and learns at the same time. . (Mental Health)

Eat Stop Eat - An Unconventional, but often Effective Diet Plan

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 Surya Kumar (January 01, 2012)  In fitness magazines and the Internet, people are needed in numerous review articles showing a diet and lifestyle in order to get the much-envied flat waist. Given the diversity of the weight loss industry, it's a fine line between losing weight and he was the victim useless if not harmful, supplements. If one carries out extensive research on the human metabolism, it is not possible to . (Mental Health)

What is Psychotherapy? How Does It Help Us ?

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 Laura Roseline (November 24, 2011)  In order to understand what psychotherapy is all about, we first need to try to describe the term as simple as possible. The term can be described as any form of therapy treatment. Therapeutic because the form of treatments offered for most psychological problems are not medical but they try to change our psychological thinking and behaviors. Therefore, in other words we could say that .. (Mental Health)

The Super Fruit -Pomegranate of Plant Extract

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 Della Jiang (November 22, 2011)  The Punica granatum leaves are opposite or sub-opposite, glossy, narrow oblong, entire, 3–7 cm long and 2 cm broad. The flowers are bright red, 3 cm in diameter, with four to five petals (often more on cultivated plants). Some fruitless varieties are grown for the flowers alone. The edible fruit is a berry and is between a lemon and a grapefruit in size, 5–12 cm in diameter .. (Mental Health)

Facts about depression, small tips to consider while having symptoms of depression

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 John Topol (November 19, 2011)  Facts about depression Know your enemy before it conquers you Depression is a mood disorder that affects your entire body, including your moods, thoughts, and behaviors. Depression is not a sad mood that passes, nor is it a sign of weakness. Left untreated, depression may disrupt work, family, and personal life. Many of these consequences, however, are avoidable. It is a treatable .. (Mental Health)

When to Consider Looking for Inpatient Drug Rehab Centers?

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 John Williamson (November 15, 2011)  Upon reading this article, it is helpful to know that there are well over a million teenagers who are currently suffering from drug addiction and that figure rises as each day passes by. We can’t deny the fact that prohibited substances has been the single most destructive entity to ever hit mankind. As evident by the numerous drug-related crimes and incidents that has taken the .. (Mental Health)

Avoiding Depression Amidst Natural Disasters

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 Cade Lennox (November 10, 2011)  Perhaps when you picked up your newspaper off the driveway or watched the morning news did you feel at ease? Or did you feel anxious? Watching and reading the news can be a bit scary at times. Everyday around the world all we ever hear about is tragedys and calamities. These are not meant to be uplifting or to bring about good feelings. Often they are written to bring about fear. This . (Mental Health)

Alcohol Addiction Program: A Guide to Withdrawal Symptoms

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 John Williamson (November 08, 2011)  Alcoholic beverage is one of the most popular substances that people drink whenever they socialize with their friends, love ones and even with strangers. Despite having neurological effects, many people continue to drink alcohol without even considering their tolerance level. As a direct result, a lot of individuals live a life that is greatly influenced by substance dependence. .. (Mental Health)

A Guide to Choosing the Best Inpatient Drug Rehab Centers

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 John Williamson (November 01, 2011)  Many people don’t realize the destructive power the drugs possess. In fact, these substances are responsible for the deaths of millions of people in the US each year. Though it doesn’t directly kill a person at the time of usage, it slowly invades and corrupts the physical and mental well-being of an individual making him/her a threat to society. When left untreated for the .. (Mental Health)

The Truth about Various Drug Addiction Myths

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 John Williamson (October 26, 2011)  As much information is available about drugs and other addictions, there exist a handful of myths and misconceptions about drug addiction. When trying to seek treatment from addiction for yourself or your love one, it is very important to be able to accurately separate fact from fiction. In the dangerous and highly complicated world of addiction, taking wrong decisions due to .. (Mental Health)




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