Anxiety and OCD can affect the mind in various ways. Derealization and depersonalization (DPDR) sufferers feel totally detached from reality and in a dream-like trance. I wish to demystify and tackle the terrifying phenomenon of anxiety-induced dissociation.
EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprogramming) therapy is useful in treating many anxiety and panic disorders. Learn how to self-administer this therapy anytime and anyplace.
There is no question that our world gets faster and crazier by the day. Information is flying at us at an alarming pace and working adults struggle to balance work and family life. Learn 5 strategies, recommended by experts, to help the busy adult relieve stress and regain control.
Ultimately, I don't believe that Wellbutrin is the smart choice for anyone suffering from anxiety or depression—or even to be used as a smoking cessation aid.
I am a recovered agoraphobic. This is the 10-step program I used to help overcome the fears that had taken control of my life.
Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is known as the fear of being negatively evaluated in social settings. It is a restricting ailment that can cause impairment to one's social and professional functions.
This article sheds light on a new medical discovery, namely adult neurogenesis in the human brain, that offers promising alternative treatments for depression.
Dermatillomania is a disorder in which one has the urge to pick at one's skin, especially in times of anxiety or stress. I've experienced this condition since I was a child.
This article explains why depression must be understood as more than a social stigma. People should know it as a true medical illness far more serious than we may think.
About 10% of the population suffers from an irrational fear of needles and injections. Medical phobias—fear of blood, injections, and injury—differ from other types of phobias in key ways.
Coffee and tea are adored worldwide, and provide many people with daily energy and motivation. However, regular caffeine consumption has a darker side and can result in severe addiction and depression. This article tackles the problem of drinking caffeine when you are bipolar- or mania-prone.
A bipolar woman’s experience going through a depressive episode due to medication, suicidal ideation and hospitalization to get help.
Bed bug related anxiety, paranoia, and stress can be difficult to deal with. Learn how to cope with the stress with the stress of having bed bugs. Understand how bed bugs cause stress and anxiety in both yourself and your children.
This is a list of positive and negative coping skills. Positive coping skills benefit you while negative coping skills cost you something. Use these coping strategies to help you manage stress.
If you have ever considered or attempted suicide, you are not a bad person. Suicide is terrible and often stigmatized. Know that you are strong and able to think for yourself. Your life is yours.
How can you control negative thinking, avoid negative thoughts and emotions, and release stress? Here are 30 tricks to help you feel more positively about life.