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Discontinuation of antidepressants heightens relapse risk rate compared to continuation of treatment

Discontinuation of antidepressants heightens relapse risk rate compared to continuation of treatment

January 2nd, 2018

Anxiety disorders are one of the major mental health issues that have led to numerous socioeconomic problems. A considerable proportion of the burden surfaces due to the increased risk of relapses among patients post recovery. As highlighted by the American Psychiatric Association (APA), more than half of the people with the first episode of depression […]

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Stress: A different ballgame for both men and women

Stress: A different ballgame for both men and women

December 22nd, 2017

Stress is a physical response to the feelings that overburden or overwhelm people. It can stem from demands related to finances, work, relationships and other situations that pose a real or perceived threat to a person’s well-being. The general reaction to stress is the ‘fight-or-flight’ response when the body prepares to respond either by fighting […]

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Deciphering unwanted thoughts that surge during anxiety

Deciphering unwanted thoughts that surge during anxiety

December 6th, 2017

The feeling of anxiety is a normal part of life, especially when asking someone out on a date, taking an important test, making a presentation or attending a meeting. However, anxiety disorders pack a powerful punch of intense symptoms that can significantly disrupt one’s life. One of the most intrusive symptoms is the occurrence of […]

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Pent up emotions can manifest in anxiety

Pent up emotions can manifest in anxiety

November 14th, 2017

Many people tend to hold back or repress their emotions until they start affecting their daily life. Unlike children who are able to express their emotions quite openly, a majority of adults prefer suppressing their feelings due to the innate fear of criticism and ostracization. When children are happy, they scream with joy, jump up […]

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Know how to control weird thinking caused by anxiety

Know how to control weird thinking caused by anxiety

November 2nd, 2017

Anxiety is one of the most common mental disorders affecting millions in the United States. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), nearly 18.1 percent adults aged 18 to 54 struggle with an anxiety disorder in a given year. It can cause substantial damage to a person’s physical and psychiatric health, and lead […]

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Overuse of video games inflicts adverse psychosocial results

Overuse of video games inflicts adverse psychosocial results

October 24th, 2017

Many mental health professionals and researchers have been analyzing the relationship between social anxiety disorder (SAD) and addictive behaviors, such as obsession about online video games and social networking sites (SNSs). The moderate use of video games, especially indulgence in massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) can enhance a person’s self-esteem and instill essential habits […]

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Easy-to-follow tips to overcome fear of flying

Easy-to-follow tips to overcome fear of flying

October 12th, 2017

For people scared of flying, the news that 2016 was the second safest year in the aviation history might have brought some sense of relief. In fact, the 2016 Safety Report  issued by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has highlighted a 54 percent improvement in the overall safety performance in the aviation industry over the […]

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Stendhal syndrome: Overdosing on art can get too stressful to bear

Stendhal syndrome: Overdosing on art can get too stressful to bear

September 20th, 2017

“For beauty is nothing but the beginning of terror, which we can just barely endure, and we stand in awe of it as it coolly disdains to destroy us. Every angel is terrifying.” Rainer Maria Rilke Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist Rainer Maria Rilke rightly acknowledges the coexistence of beauty and terror in his poem “Duino […]

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How food allergy may lead to childhood anxiety

How food allergy may lead to childhood anxiety

September 19th, 2017

“The immune system evolved to protect us from things that are not ourselves, like viruses or pathogens, yet we consume nutrients, which are themselves foreign,” said Charles Surh, adjunct professor, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology in the Division of Developmental Immunology, as he conducted a study on food allergies some time ago. Approximately […]

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Policing of objectionable online content wrecks PTSD among content moderators

Policing of objectionable online content wrecks PTSD among content moderators

September 14th, 2017

Today, life without social media is unimaginable. It has become an essential part of life for people around the world as an interactive, educational, informational or entertainment platform. It comes in many forms, such as blogs, forums, podcasts, photo sharing, social bookmarking, widgets, video and many more. The emergence of social networking sites (SNSs) began […]

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