anxiety and panic attacks

Many parents of anxious children are concerned about getting the best possible treatment for their kids. They wonder about the short- and long-term effects of an anxiety problem. How will having an anxiety disorder affect a child's social life? What about his or her development? Find out what you want to know here.

Going to the dentist can be a major source of stress for parents and children alike. It's important for parents to teach their kids how to handle visits to the dentist in with as much maturity and calmness as possible. Find out how to do that here.

How does a person with depression think as compared to a healthy person? What about someone who has social anxiety? There are some exciting findings which reveal more about the perspective of a person with depression or social phobia. Read more here.

You've probably heard the expression "Think positive!", and at times you may have found such advice to be impractical or unrealistic. Before you scoff, though, you may want to read this article. Research in psychology has shown that people with certain mental health disorders are more likely to have unhealthy thought patterns.

From reading the first two parts in this series, you should have an idea of what OCD and hoarding are. Hopefully you were also able to gain an understanding of how the two health issues are different. In this final part of the series, you will find out how OCD and hoarding are treated.
In the previous part of this series, we went over what OCD and hoarding are. From reading Part 1, you should have a good idea of what both illnesses look like and who is affected by them. In this second part of the series, we will discuss a study which examines how OCD and hoarding differ.

Since the show Hoarders appeared on the air, people have become more aware of the mental illness that causes someone to compulsively collect items and refuse to get rid of them. But does everyone who hoards have OCD? Read this article to find out what researchers have discovered about OCD and hoarding.

Driving anxiety has a noticeable effect on one's social life and ability to complete everyday tasks. For someone who has had a negative experience on the road, driving without fear can seem like an unattainable goal. However, there are certain things which can make driving less nerve-wracking. Read about some of them here.

Anyone who has suffered from OCD knows that it can make every day a struggle. The good news is that new medications, treatment methods, and Internet resources continue to be developed. An author who writes for Psychology Today discusses his personal experience with OCD and how he copes.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, can affect anyone who has lived through a life-altering event. But can certain personality traits or behaviors increase someone's chances of developing PTSD? Read to find out more about it.
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