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Understanding anxiety and its origins

Anxiety is one of the most distressing emotions that people feel. It describes a number of problems, including phobias, panic attacks, post-traumatic stress disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. It is also a word used to describe brief periods of nervousness or fear, normal feelings that everyone has when faced with difficult experiences. Most […]

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What are the types of anxiety disorders?

Most people experience feelings of anxiety of some kind or another at various times in their lives. They feel anxious about a big test, a presentation, or a first date. These are normal feelings and pass fairly quickly, once the precipitating event has been conquered. Anxiety disorders, however, encompass a much more severe range of […]

Handling Anxiety

Anxiety affects more than 40 million people in the U.S. alone. With roughly over 18% of the population in the U.S. afflicted with this disorder, both the medical profession and alternative therapy professionals are actively seeking the means to better identify and treat this disorder. Anxiety can rob a person of their confidence, happiness, and […]

What is Anxiety?

Anxiety Affects The Lives Of Many Anxiety is the result of fear or worry about something that is real or imagined.  People who suffer from anxiety could be apprehensive about something that they are sure is in their future, or they could be apprehensive about something that they think is about to happen.  Anxiety often […]

Agoraphobia and Anxiety Attacks Symptoms

Contrary to popular belief, agoraphobia is not the fear of open places. To understand what it truly means to be agoraphobic, one must look at what anxiety disorder drives it and how it manifests in a sufferer. Agoraphobia is actually the fear of being trapped in a place where there is no immediate escape or […]

Social Anxiety Disorder

Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) is the second highest occurring disorder in the U.S. today. The Anxiety Disorders Association of America estimates that over 15 million suffer with the affliction accounting for 6.8% of total reported cases overall. More than 36% of those who suffer from it report experiencing symptoms for 10 years or more before […]

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) estimates that 6.8 million people suffer from generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) in the U.S. alone. Women find themselves twice as likely to suffer from the disorder then men, and it usually combines with other disorders to create an umbrella effect over a persons daily activities. Generalized anxiety disorder […]

Relaxation Techniques for Anxiety

15 December 2010

What do you do when your mind is running like an endless loop video that you can't shut off, your muscles are tense, and your worries are putting on a parade that would rival any holiday extravaganza? A routine of relaxation techniques for anxiety will help combat these effects. When you are stressed and feel […]

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Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy: an Evidence-based Treatment for Disorders of Attachment; the Empirical Support

11 January 2011

Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy: an Evidence-based Treatment for Disorders of Attachment; the Empirical Support   Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) is an evidence-based and effective form of treatment for children with trauma and disorders of attachment[1]. It is an evidence-based treatment, meaning that there has been empirical research published in peer-reviewed journals. Craven & Lee (2006) […]

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Dangers Inherent in the Trivialization of Psychotherapy

07 January 2011

Dangers Inherent in the Trivialization of Psychotherapy DEFINITION OF PSYCHOTHERAPY For the purposes of this essay, I will use the term “psychotherapy” to refer to a particular type of interpersonal process intended to facilitate conscious awareness of that which had previously been unconscious.  It is not meant to include the direct attempt to modify behavior, […]

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Useufl Information On Anger Management Books

03 January 2011

Useufl Information On Anger Management Books With anger management being  made use of in many programs and situations, there are thousands of resources available to those affected. Beside support groups, individual counseling sessions and treatment centers, there are many anger management books available to help people  confront anger-related issues. There are anger management books written […]

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Anger Management for Kids

30 December 2010

Anger Management for Kids Anger Management for Kids Kids are normally forthcoming with regards to sharing feelings and emotions. A kid may be burdened with feelings of pain and guilt but you would never learn it from a conversation. A child's feelings are usually display in the behavior. When a child is sad they may […]

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Anger Management Activities are Recommended

26 December 2010

Anger Management Activities are Recommended Anger Management Activities are Recommended Dealing with anger and its repercussions can be very challenging. Unaware of how to handle irritating and stressful situations may be a reason for many fits of anger and rage. Most people, with the exception of young children perhaps, recognize their problem with uncontrollable anger. […]

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Biofeedback: Using Your Mind to Improve Your Health

22 December 2010

Biofeedback: Using Your Mind to Improve Your Health Biofeedback: Using your mind to improve your health Biofeedback can help you to use your mind to manage certain medical conditions. Find out which ones, whether it's right for you and how it's done. Have you ever wished you could simply will your symptoms to disappear? With […]

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Anger Management Tips

18 December 2010

Anger Management Tips Anger management takes effort and commitment. If we have problems with anger we need to decide that we want to do something about it, and then get on a program to manage our anger. Depending on the causes of our anger and on how long we have been having anger problems, we […]

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Strategies for Understanding and Assessing Suicide Risk in Psychotherapy

14 December 2010

Strategies for Understanding and Assessing Suicide Risk in Psychotherapy This 1-credit continuing education opportunity is co-sponsored by the American College of Forensic Examiners International (ACFEI) and the American Psychotherapy Association. ACFEI maintains responsibility for all continuing education accreditations. This article is approved by the following for 1 continuing education credit: APA provides this continuing […]

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How Trauma Leads to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

14 December 2010

How Trauma Leads to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder A traumatic event is one that causes a person to experience physical or emotional pain, distress and extreme fear. An example of a traumatic event would be a severe car accident, robbery, the death of a loved one, natural disaster, witnessing an act of violence, or an event […]

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