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How To Stop Anxiety Attacks Understand And Beat Your Fear

How To Stop Anxiety Attacks Understand And Beat Your Fear

Anxiety Attacks often appear without warning the first time a sufferer has one. Attacks are remarkably common with more and more people throughout the world suffering from them. Its easy for the non sufferer to ... ......[Read More]
Seasonal Affective Disorder Alternative Medicine

Seasonal Affective Disorder Alternative Medicine

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) often begins in the the autumn or early winter. The condition can last throughout the dark seasons. With spring's arrival, sufferers experience relief, which lasts until the following fall.......[Read More]
Natural Ways To Combat Stress

Natural Ways To Combat Stress

Healthy Foods That Make You Happy It simply cannot be denied; in terms of our physical and mental state, we are what we eat. While an unhealthy way to deal with stress would be to ... ......[Read More]
How to Assess Nicotine Dependence

How to Assess Nicotine Dependence

Physicians the world over have developed tests and tools to assess the level of nicotine dependence in their patients. Measures, such as the Fagerstrom Tolerance Questionnaire, have been used to assess the level of nicotine addiction in patients. You can follow a few simple steps to self-assess whet......[Read More]
About Alcohol & Substance Abuse

About Alcohol & Substance Abuse

According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) the term "substance abuse" is applied when a person's recurring use of any substance results in one's failure to fulfill one's major obligations as a citizen, employee or family member. This breakdown in the normal cycle......[Read More]
Achieving "Togetherness" in an Intimate Relationship - Help in South Florida

Achieving "Togetherness" in an Intimate Relationship - Help in South Florida

One of the biggest issues couples struggle with in an intimate relationship is togetherness.......[Read More]
Bipolar Stigma: From A Bipolar Disorder Patient's Point-Of-View

Bipolar Stigma: From A Bipolar Disorder Patient's Point-Of-View

Gutter dwellers, gossips, drunks, mean bosses and spouse-abusers aren't the only individuals who suffer social stigma-right or wrong. The mentally ill suffer the same taunts and whispers both behind their backs and even to their faces as do other societal outcasts. Do they deserve this stigma?......[Read More]
Therapy Ideas for Kids With Autism

Therapy Ideas for Kids With Autism

Autism is a condition that makes communication and empathy difficult. Some people with autism never learn to talk and spend their lives in their own world. Many others learn to operate in the world and live normal lives. The hardest time for most autistic people is their childhood. Treating children......[Read More]
Facts About Inpatient Rehab

Facts About Inpatient Rehab

Inpatient rehab refers to rehabilitation in a residential atmosphere, such as a center or hospital, as opposed to the patient living elsewhere and reporting for care occasionally. It is used most often in the care of the elderly and for drug and alcohol rehabilitation.......[Read More]
What Is the Source of Reiki?

What Is the Source of Reiki?

This article discusses quantum physics to explain the source of Reiki healing energy. The most amazing thing that quantum physics has proven is that thought influences matter. This helps explain how the compassion of Reiki nurtures the healing process.......[Read More]
How to Stop Smoking with Cigarette Filters

How to Stop Smoking with Cigarette Filters

Quitting smoking is one of the most challenging things for a person to do. Fortunately, there are many smoking cessation products now on the market to help people fight the battle against cigarette addiction, and win. Cigarette filters are filters which attach to the built-in filter of your cigarett......[Read More]
Dealing With Panic Attacks - How to Take Control

Dealing With Panic Attacks - How to Take Control

If you or your family is dealing with panic attacks, this article is for you. You can use a good trick to rid yourself of them within a few minutes. It's a good trick that works very well, and you must learn to apply it all the time. ......[Read More]
How Do I Cope With Social Anxiety During the Holidays?

How Do I Cope With Social Anxiety During the Holidays?

Social anxiety during the holidays can interfere with your ability to enjoy the festive season. Do holiday parties and family gatherings fill you with anxiety? Are you feeling particularly lonely during the festive season? For people with social anxiety disorder (SAD), the holidays can be a stressfu......[Read More]
A Meaningful Future for Young People with Mental Illness

A Meaningful Future for Young People with Mental Illness

Transitioning to adulthood is a daunting task for most young people -- it can include striving to graduate from high school; finding a full-time job or entering college; living independently; forming long-term relationships and becoming ... ......[Read More]
The Success of the Linden Method

The Success of the Linden Method

In today's fast paced world, it is a sad but true fact that problems of anxiety, depression, panic induced illnesses and tension are becoming wildly commonplace. From pressures at work to str......[Read More]
Spectral Density Mapping

Spectral Density Mapping

Spectral density mapping is a process that analyzes scans done by nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMRS). The technique is used in medical and laboratory research environments to better understand the behavior of chemicals and proteins.......[Read More]
Bipolar Disorder - How to Prevent Suicide and Other Damaging Behaviors Before it is Too Late

Bipolar Disorder - How to Prevent Suicide and Other Damaging Behaviors Before it is Too Late

Suicide and other damaging behavior towards oneself or others are very similar to just about any medical disorder. This is because it does not happen at once and is usually preceded by emotional turmoil such as agitation, anxiety, feelings of hopelessness or helplessness and impulsivity.......[Read More]
What Type of Panic Disorder Treatment is Best For You?

What Type of Panic Disorder Treatment is Best For You?

When you suffer from a panic disorder, finding a treatment that works is probably the most important thing to you. Although each treatment type is effective, there are many factors that can make a particular ... ......[Read More]
Need Stress Relief - Do This Not That

Need Stress Relief - Do This Not That

Sam was driving home from work. The same old tapes were playing in his head. How much he hated his job, how overworked he was, and how he couldn't stand this commute one more day. Traffic started to back up and Sam could feel his blood start to boil. "I can't believe I have to do this......[Read More]
How to Check for Cigarette Smoke Exposure

How to Check for Cigarette Smoke Exposure

Cigarettes aren't even close to being safe and, unlike their hip, classy image in the 1950s, everyone knows it. If you're concerned that someone you love has been exposed to cigarette smoke, check for the signs. Knowing whether someone has been around cigarette smoke lets you know whether he or she ......[Read More]