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.
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.
Many people make the mistake of thinking depression is just a period of time where someone is sad. This way of thinking is not only wrong, but can be very dangerous to those who suffer from this debilitating illness.
Coping with social anxiety is challenging. These seven tips are helpful tools in learning to manage anxiety in social spaces.
A bipolar woman’s experience going through a depressive episode due to medication, suicidal ideation and hospitalization to get help.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This article sheds light on a new medical discovery, namely adult neurogenesis in the human brain, that offers promising alternative treatments for depression.
For many, changes in the weather affect mood. For some this can lead to serious issues, such as seasonal affective disorder. Learn more about these effects and what you can do to combat them.
Amid the fairy-tale trappings, Disney's animated Snow White offers up a useful metaphor for how anxiety attacks manifest for some people. Understanding this metaphor allows for greater understanding and empathy for those who battle intrusive fearful thoughts.