It can be difficult to understand all the mental health disorders. Look here for some clarity on some common disorders.
Anxiety disorders are on the increase and will affect 40 million adults in the United States each year. What has lead to such a large increase? While the symptoms of extreme worry and fear can be disabling at its worst, some levels of anxiety can be beneficial in certain situations.
Common Types of Dementia
Dementia is a loss of brain function that is degenerative. Common types of dementia include Lewy body dementia, abnormal protein structures in the brain; vascular dementia, caused by small strokes; and Alzheimer´s, caused abnormal brain activity.
Dealing With Agoraphobia
Agoraphobia can be debilitating. In this article I offer some tips, techniques and ideas that may be helpful in coming out of the fear and panic it can bring.
Dealing With Anxiety
Anxiety can be debilitating, however it can also be managed. When we realise that they are only our thoughts we are reacting to, we can start to challenge anxious thinking and gain some peace in our lives.
Pediatric Bipolar Disorder
There is some debate about bipolar disorder in children under 12. Some professionals believe that it develops at a later age and is not very prevalent in children under 12.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Mental Health Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Mental Health Site Map
About one third of people who experience a traumatic event develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a chronic condition that interferes with their ability to function. This article outlines PTSD symptoms and encourages people with PTSD to seek healing through education and support.
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