We all have things in our past we do not like and the memories of which make us feel uncomfortable. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is where a past event comes back to haunt someone's present, to the point where...
Everybody has fear. We fear losing our jobs, our homes, our way of life. We may even be a little afraid of the dark or nervous when confronted with a spider. Fear is just nature's way of warding us...
A phobia is an extreme, fearful reaction to an object, animal, insect, feeling or circumstance. They are wide and varied, and often have no rational explanation. The vast majority of the populace have at least one phobia, and many...
Conquering Fear In Only 2 Weeks The guide below is a brief, start up guide for those wishing to conquer their phobia (or phobias) once and for all. For ease of use, the fear of enclosed spaces (claustrophobia) is used...
Panic attacks can be the bane of your existence, and can make being out and about in the world extremely daunting. Never knowing when - or why - an attack can hit makes life unpredictable, and searching for a...
We live in a fix-all society, where we are all programmed to think that problems can be fixed quickly and easily. This "have it all, now" mentally extends throughout our lives, and even into our health. It is therefore...
Exposure therapy is nothing revolutionary, but it is now being recognized as an effective method of conquering people's fears and anxieties. It is now regularly included in a program of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which itself is one of the...
Despite all appearances to the contrary, the world is still somewhat old fashioned. An excellent example of a continuation of long-held views is no more apparent than with the general perception of mental health problems. It is understandable that,...
There is a difficulty that presents itself to all parents when their child reaches the age of 13 or so; are those mood swings natural teenage, hormone-driven angst - or are they something more? Mental health problems, such as anxiety...
Imagine you are asked to describe what depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, or bipolar disorder are. Would you say "mental health problems" or something similar? Most people would, and there is a general perception that these problems are purely based in the...