Mental Health : Health & Medical
When a young child is experiencing behaviors that may call for counseling by a health professional it's usually a parent or teacher that are the first to notice the child is in need of help. The nine or ten year old child may have no idea that things are not the way they should be. But many tim
People with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) suffer from fears or obsessions that develop into compulsive behavior patterns that compensate for these obsessions or fears.For example, people with OCD relating to dirt or germs may have a fear of invisible germs and so they develop compensating beha
I'm having a panic attack so it must be real - or is it? Let me start by saying I sympathise with chronic panic attack sufferers and I do not wish to offend you in any way. I have suffered to some degree myself, albeit for only a small period of time in my life.
The mind - body connectionMedical science is making remarkable discoveries about the relationship between your state of mind and your mental and physical health. Researchers have found that one function of the brain is to produce substances that can improve your health. Your brain can create ...
You may think you're just being attentive but your behavior could be coming across as needy instead. If you find yourself constantly checking in or craving a huge amount of time alone with that person, you may be showing signs of neediness. While neediness isn't always a deal-breaker, it can put sig
If you are interested in preventing lower back pain in the first instance – and who isn't? – it is important for you to understand the common causes of lower back pain. Through this article you are pr
With the availability of treatment facilities like teen rehab clinic and rehabilitation centers in Utah, all families will be supported in order to redeem back their sons and daughters, which have chosen to follow the ...
On many occasions my wife had tried to compel me to join suite on ideas she garnered from a variety of sources such as romantic movies. Recently she had said: 'that actor threw his wife up in the air, how about you throwing me up in the air?' That got me scratching my head again:
Controlling panic attacks is not really a very difficult task if you know the proper ways to do it. Hypnotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural therapy, and Emotional Freedom Techniques are all very good methods or options of controlling or eliminating these disorders.
Mind power is capable of brainwashing. Brainwash is an academia term for mind control. And it is referred to as the psychological coercive persuasion. Meaning, the mind has the capacity to force another person's mind to either resist or accept ideas. The mind also has the ability to instill bel
Impromptu speaking is the art of speaking without a prepared text. Impromptu speeches are found in every walk of life, including the law profession, politics and even in religious settings. Although the speaker does not have any prepared text, impromptu speeches can be prepared in the sense that the
Emotional eating creates a roller-coaster way of life. It can become an obsession. Emotional eaters use food to deal with feelings. Food serves as a tension reliever when experiencing boredom, anxiety, loneliness, stress, anger, and other strong feelings. Use of food as a source of mood management b
Drug overdoses are traumatic experiences for individuals, their families and those who love them. Drug overdoses can cause neurological effects that can last hours, days, months or may stick around permanently. Neurological disabilities can require an individual to relearn many life tasks over again
The author outlines some of the more significant changes you can expect to find in DSM-5, to be published January 1, 2013.