Dealing With Stress and Anxiety the Natural Way

If you have ever had an anxiety attack or suspect that you may suffer from a general anxiety disorder, this information will be quite helpful to you. 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with general anxiety disorders, including panic disorders, phobias and post-traumatic stress disorders. Another 35 million people with anxiety suffer mild to moderate symptoms. On …

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New Therapies Show Promise For Vascular Depression

Researchers see new treatments on the horizon for a type of depression related to blood vessels that affects the elderly, and have discovered why some elderly people fail to respond to current medications. In other studies, scientists urge caution regarding use of antipsychotics (usually for schizophrenia or other psychosis) in this and other populations to minimize metabolic, …

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What You Should Know About Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is a natural human reaction. And contrary to popular opinion, anxiety can be beneficial because it alerts poeple to potential dangers and gives off an adrenaline rush that can help them accomplish a task in record time.  But like many things, anxiety when taken into the extreme can have disastrous results. These feelings can lead …

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Regional Suicide Helpline Is A Vital Resource

The suicide helpline ‘Lifeline’ is dealing with 200 calls per day from people across Northern Ireland. Health Minister Michael McGimpsey insists this clearly demonstrates the need and demand for this type of regional service, after a successful pilot in North and West Belfast. The minister was commenting after an Assembly motion on the Prevention of …

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Look After Your Mental Health

Health Minister Michael McGimpsey emphasised the importance of looking after your mental health during a visit to the Balmoral Show. The minister was visiting his department’s exhibition stand at the King’s Hall event, which has promoting positive mental health and suicide prevention as its theme. He said: “As many as one in five people in …

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College Adds Online Master’s in Effective Autism Treatment

Only a handful of colleges and universities in the United States offer master’s degrees in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), a treatment for autism identified by the United States Centers for Disease Control as being effective in the education and treatment of individuals with autism, and The Sage Colleges’ Sage Graduate School is now among them, …

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What To Know About Schizophrenia

What is Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is an incurable mental illness. It is taken to be a psychotic disorder that makes the person unable to link thought, emotion and behavior. This leads to a withdrawal from his personal relationships and reality. In schizophrenia people undergo psychotic episodes. A psychotic episode is the term coined for unnecessary and unusual …

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