Anxiety Disorders In Children

A lot of people are surprised to learn just how common anxiety disorders in children are. While it is normal for kids to be anxious about many different things as they explore the world in front of them, an anxiety disorder is much more than that. Part of the problem is that an untreated anxiety disorder in childhood can often lead to anxiety in adulthood. Seeking treatment and getting it under control as early as possible will help your child feel better and can prevent potentially worse problems as they get older. Anxiety is a mix of apprehension, worry, fear and distress, to varying degrees. When these feelings start to interfere with the child’s daily life at home, school or …

Anxiety Disorder

Everybody experiences some level of anxiety from time to time, and it is completely normal. It’s your body’s way of preparing for the fight-or-flight response. According to scientists, there was a time in our distant past when we were just as likely to be the prey as were to be the predator. When faced with dangerous situations, the body would release chemicals that would give us a burst of speed and strength as needed. The modern anxiety disorder has its roots in this ancient struggle. While such a response was necessary early in our development, the truth is that we are not often chased by cave bear or saber-toothed cats anymore. Yes, we can face situations where our life is …

Anxiety Attack-Also Called Intense Panic Attack

Anybody who has ever had an anxiety attack (sometimes called a panic attack) will tell you that it isn’t any fun at all. The attack will be very intense, and may or may not have an apparent trigger associated with it. If you believe you have had an anxiety attack, or know someone who has, then the following information will help. NOTE: You should always take health symptoms seriously. If you think you are having a heart attack, you should get help immediately. Always talk to your doctor about all of your health concerns, including those related to anxiety and panic attacks. Anxiety attacks are sometimes confused for a more serious health problem, such as an inability to breathe or …

Anxiety In Children-Whats Normal And Whats Not

Children will often experience things that make them anxious. However, there is a difference between normal, occasional bouts of anxiety and long-term, ever-present anxiety. The former can be dealt with as it happens, while the latter requires treatment of some kind. Many parents are surprised to learn that children can suffer from anxiety disorders. Just knowing this can help you to spot potential problems in your own child, and that is the first step to treating the condition. That doesn’t mean that every little thing should be taken as proof of a disorder, but rather that you may wish to consider an anxiety disorder as a possibility when you see a series of symptoms. Children can be afraid of many …

Anxiety -Dont Feel Alone Everyone Experience It

We all experience some level of anxiety every now and then. A few of the more common examples include being put in harm’s way, giving a speech to a roomful of your peers, and getting through an interview for an important job. It’s normal to experience anxiety in such situations. Then there are people who experience anxiety on a frequent basis, and feel anxious when there are no immediate threats present. This type of anxiety requires treatment. Before we get into some of the treatment options, it’s important to understand what anxiety is, and how it happens. Anxiety happens when our body reacts to an imagined threat as if it were real. Our breathing and heart rate changes, adrenaline starts …

Anxiety Disorder-Several Conditions That Cause You To Be Anxoius

The term ‘anxiety disorder’ actually applies to several conditions that make people feel anxious on a frequent basis. Some of the more common anxiety disorders include panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), separation anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), various phobias, and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). Here is a quick overview of each condition along with treatment options. NOTE: You must always talk to a medical professional about any and all health concerns, including those related to anxiety. Panic disorder is described as intense, brief incidents of hesitation or fear. Even though most people find the worst of it passes after ten to twenty minutes, sometimes the disorder escalates into a panic attack. A person with this anxiety disorder may believe they …

Anxiety Disorders In Children-Fairly Common

You may be surprised to learn that anxiety is a fairly common health problem in children. Sure, everybody, and this includes children, has times when they feel anxious about something, and that’s normal. However, when that anxiety doesn’t go away, it becomes a medical concern. The reason it’s important to know this is that awareness of the issue can lead to proper treatment for the child. There are several types of anxiety disorders, but they all have to do with the way a person thinks. Now, that doesn’t mean they can necessarily control the way they think, it just shows that they perceive the world differently. There was a time in our evolution when anxiety, stress, and fear were all …

The Social Killer

Scared to go out to a meeting to speak to a client? Need to deliver a speech but feel like fainting at the thought of going in front of the class to present? Scared to attend a social gathering for no apparent reason? You might be suffering from social anxiety disorder. Social anxiety disorder, also known as social phobia, is a kind of mental disorder where the sufferer experiences a severe or unreasonable fear of social gatherings where there is a possibility that one may get embarrassed or ridiculed. Most of the time, these anxieties arise from an intense fear of being closely watched or scrutinized – from the simple things like the way they dress, talk or act; to …

Breaking Point: The Factors Behind Insanity

Word Count: 560 Summary: Insanity is one of those things that most psychological texts attempt to categorize, illustrate, and analyze, but never outright define. Indeed, from some standpoints, insanity and sanity are too relative to the individual and his circumstances to be given any single, all-encompassing definition. There are, however, several key factors to be noted among the various “forms” of insanity known to modern mental health experts. Keywords: mental health, stress, depression, stress and anxiety, social anxiety, Article Body: What can drive someone to insanity? Certainly, insanity is something that is commonly understood (or misunderstood) and usually carries some sort of stigma in the popular consciousness. If you believe in modern psychology and psychiatry, there are literally thousands of …