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Why You Should Cut Down on Alcohol When Depressed

It can be common for people to turn to alcohol when dealing with depression for quick relief from how they are feeling. It turns out, alcohol and depression are two things that should never be mixed. Alcohol is a highly addictive drug. When addicted to alcohol you may...

Common Questions on Panic Disorder

Common Questions on Panic Disorder

What are the Symptoms of Panic Disorder?   The main symptom is common and unexpected panic attacks that cause great worry and stress, ruining your ability to function normally throughout the day. When having a panic attack, it is common to experience the following...

News – Predicting Major Depressive Disorders in Children

News – Predicting Major Depressive Disorders in Children

According to a study published in The Journal of Paediatrics, the Child Behavior Checklist has been able to predict the risk of children developing a major depressive disorder. This study and its subjects was originally intended to be a study of youth both with and...

What is Social Anxiety Disorder?

People with social anxiety suffer from a continuous fear of social situations. This fear is typically around becoming embarrassed or humiliated. Feeling slight anxiety in social situations is normal and is experienced by most people at one point or another.  For...

What is Separation Anxiety?

Separation anxiety is when someone gets an overwhelming anxious feeling when separated from someone he or she is attached to. You have heard of this disorder in dogs, but it is also quite common in children. Separation anxiety can cause feelings of anxiety in a child...

Anxiety in Children

Anxiety in children may be more common than you would expect, with around 20% of children suffering from the disorder throughout their early years [1,2]. Some of these children will continue to experience anxiety after development [3,4]. Children with anxiety tend to...

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

What is Cognitive Behavior Therapy? Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT) is a psycho-social intervention that focuses on challenging and changing cognitive distortions (e.g., thoughts, beliefs, attitudes) and problematic behaviors, improving emotional...

Reducing Workplace Anxiety Employees and Management

Anxiety in the workplace costs businesses A LOT of money every year, $40 billion in the U.S. alone. The reason anxiety causes a loss for businesses is because of a loss of productivity and extended time taken off work [2]. Due to a process called cognitive...

Teen Depression

  It's no secret that being a teenager is a difficult time in life. It is a time of change both physically and mentally - the way we view the world begins to change and we start thinking for ourselves. Our teenage years are full of highs and lows due to the pressure...