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Phobias & Fears

Having fears and phobias to some things are innate part of human life. Most of the time phobias and fears are considered to be interrelated to one another and sometimes considered as the same. But actually phobias and fears are different into some aspects. Fear is a normal human reaction when there is a threat …

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is one of the common mental health disorders of today. In fact about 3.3 million of adult Americans are afflicted by this. But what is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder all about? Does an individual’s way of life changed when troubled by this? The answer is a big YES! Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) if already …

Social Anxiety Disorder

Social phobia, also called social anxiety disorder, is diagnosed when people become overwhelmingly anxious and excessively self-conscious in everyday social situations. People with social phobia have an intense, persistent, and chronic fear of being watched and judged by others and of doing things that will embarrass them. They can worry for days or weeks before …

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Staying worried for a long time is the usual scenario for people with Generalized Anxiety Disorder. They tend to worry over things that are not so important and special. They also have aches and pains for no reason and feel tired all day long. The body’s reaction to an anticipated or imagined danger or threatening …

Separation Anxiety

Have you ever heard of separation anxiety? Well if not, it’s not surprising as for sure there’s a lot out there that are also unaware of it. Separation anxiety is a not so common yet a very serious anxiety disorder that affects children and young adolescents. Essentially, this anxiety results from separation or impending separation …

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Are you experiencing unusual intense fear, helplessness or untoward guilt lately? If so, you might be undergoing a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Basically, a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or also known as PTSD is a condition characterized by intense fear, helplessness, guilt or sometimes an afraid feeling (very common among children). Normally, PTSD is said to …

Panic Disorder

Experiencing some heavy heart palpitations with great fear or feeling of unreality? You might be having a panic disorder then. Panic disorder is very common nowadays most especially in women. They normally victimize individuals of all ages. Usually, they appear spontaneously, seemingly out-of-the-blue and reaches a peak within a few minutes. More often than not, …

Derealization & Depersonalization

Derealization and depersonalization are two of the most common terms that are oftentimes interchanged in meaning and sometimes even in usage. But how can you actually know if its a derealization or depersonalization already? Basically, derealization is a change in an individual’s experience of the environment, where the world around him/her feels or seems unfamiliar …