understanding anxiety

Understanding and Dealing With Anxiety

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Understanding Anxiety Disorders Every human being suffers from anxiety at one point or the other. However, while for most people, anxiety only occurs occasionally and far in between, for others, it is a more regular occurrence. This is usually…
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How to Help a Loved One with Schizophrenia

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It can be devastating when a loved one is diagnosed with schizophrenia. This is a severe mental illness that has no cure, although it can be managed. Learn how to help a loved one with schizophrenia. What is Schizophrenia Schizophrenia is…
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What is Psychotic Depression?

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Psychotic depression is a subtype of major depressive disorder (MDD) that features impaired perceptions, such as delusions or hallucinations. Read on to learn more about psychotic depression. What is Major Depressive Disorder? Depression is…
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Dangers of Mixing Cocaine and Xanax

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Cocaine and Xanax at face value appear to have nothing in common. One is a stimulant and one is a depressant. These two drugs, however, are often misused together to achieve a certain desired effect. It is always risky to mix substances.…
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Consequences of Mixing Prozac and Alcohol

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Dangers of Mixing Prozac and Alcohol Mixing alcohol with any drug is dangerous, but the combination of Prozac and alcohol can be very risky. There is a reason why the insert in the package of Prozac and other antidepressants warns against…
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How to Calm a Manic Episode

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When you have bipolar, knowing how to calm a manic episode is critical. Bipolar disorder is a mental health disorder that manifests with features of both clinical depression and mania or hypomania. Some versions of bipolar are more severe…
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Alternative to a Mental Ward Hospital

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What Can I Do Instead of Going to a Mental Hospital? When in the midst of a mental health crisis you may assume the only treatment option is a mental ward in a hospital setting. Learn about some other mental healthcare options. There is…
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Drug Rehab Information Explained

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Treatment Approaches For Drug Addiction Having access to drug rehab information is key to getting the treatment needed for a substance use disorder. When you develop dependence or addiction to a substance, you’ll begin to feel that you…
Intelligence and Anxiety

The Effects of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) On Anxiety, Stress, and Academic Performance

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Emotional Intelligence (EQ) refers to one's ability to recognize, control, and assess emotions. Some experts believe that you can learn and strengthen EQ. Knowing how to understand, assess, and respond to emotions is important. So is knowing…
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Helping a Family Member With Alcoholism

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How Do You Help Someone Who Can't Stop Drinking? When someone you love is ill, you want to guide them toward getting treatment. Helping a family member with alcoholism is no different. A disease is a health condition that can harm wellness,…