What You Need To Know About Anxiety Disorder Treatment
Approximately 40 million Americans suffer from anxiety disorders. An anxiety disorder is a mental condition that causes a person to experience overwhelming restlessness, nervousness, fear, and worry, which interferes with their day-to-day activities. It’s normal to be anxious from time to time, but for someone with an anxiety disorder, the experience goes beyond occasional anxiety. […]
OCD and Me: Living with the Disorder
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a form of anxiety disorder characterized by obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions come in the form of intrusive thoughts or mental images, which can cause anxiety and distress. To soothe these obsessions, the person engages in compulsive acts that can become repetitive. There are many myths about OCD. Many people like to […]
Can Group Therapy Be a Beneficial Instrument in Panic Disorder Treatment?
Panic disorder is characterized by recurring panic attacks and persistent fear of having panic attacks. To diagnose this disorder, doctors typically look for symptoms and distress that last longer than a month. Panic attacks are defined by the DSM-5 as abrupt surges of intense fear and distress that peak within a short timeframe, possibly within […]
Treatments for Panic Disorder
People naturally experience feelings of terror when facing danger. However, some people experience panic and terror even when there is no real danger or cause. This is a sign of panic disorder – a type of anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent, sudden, and intense panic attacks that occur without warning. Fortunately, people who have this […]