Category Archives: Anxiety

The Resource Site for Involuntary Benzodiazepine Tranquilliser Addiction, Withdrawal & Recovery : The Ashton Manual….

The Resource Site for Involuntary Benzodiazepine Tranquilliser Addiction, Withdrawal & Recovery : For the best and most comprehensive information on Benzodiazepine withdrawal you are encouraged to read: “Benzodiazepines: How they Work & How to Withdraw” (The Ashton Manual) by Professor … Continue reading

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Emotions: Anxiety

Anxiety is a cerebral emotion: when it is intense it �fogs� the mind, producing mental tiredness and the incapacity for intellectual work. I feel it most in my eyes as a regular ache, which generates a sensitivity to bright light. … Continue reading

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A Guide to Overcoming Phobias: Treating

Treatments for Phobias and Panic There are many different approaches to treating phobias and the resulting panic that follows and some will be more effective than others depending on the individual. If you are suffering from a phobia then you … Continue reading

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A Guide to Overcoming Phobias: The Symptoms

Physical Symptoms Symptoms that appear physiological often develop out of the unexplored anxieties and can range from stomach ulcers, migraines, irritable bowel syndrome, rashes, to stuttering, blushing, warts, impaired memory, palpitations – the list is endless.   If a persona … Continue reading

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Treating Anxiety Disorders The Pharmocological Approach Medications

Psychiatrists or other physicians can prescribe medications for anxiety disorders. These doctors often work closely with psychologists, social workers, or counselors who provide psychotherapy. Although medications won’t cure an anxiety disorder, they can keep the symptoms under control and enable … Continue reading

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Psychiatry Fast Five Quiz: What Do You Know About Anxiety Disorders? Stephen Soreff, MD

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Anxiety Disorders

Background Anxiety disorders are the most common type of psychiatric disorders. Many patients with anxiety disorders experience physical symptoms related to anxiety and subsequently visit their primary care providers. Despite the high prevalence rates of these anxiety disorders, they often … Continue reading

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What You Should (And Shouldn’t) Say To Someone Having A Panic Attack

As someone who suffers all too frequently with panic disorder, I can tell you that sometimes, there’s just nothing to do but get through it. Friends, and family may try to help but truthfully, they can make it worse. If … Continue reading

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MicroRNA 135 may be the key to anxiety and depression treatment

Anxiety and depression might be controlled by a MicroRNA (a non-coding RNA molecule that regulates cellular activities) says a new study published in Neuron. According to the World Health Organization, mood disorders like depression affect about 10% of the population. … Continue reading

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The truth behind medication for anxiety

A variety of medications have been found helpful in treating anxiety disorders, but none of them work for every person. While selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) andserotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) are considered the first-line treatment for many anxiety disorders,2 each … Continue reading

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