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Anxiety And Depression: Symptoms, Self-help, Medication and Treatment

Anxiety And Depression Anxiety and depression are common mental illnesses that affect millions of people each and every year. They are two of the most common diseases that affect the young and old alike. They are not gender specific and the victims are from all types of social statuses, geographical locations, and cultures. Separately these diseases are problematic enough, but together they can virtually incapacitate their victims. Anxiety and Depression Symptoms Anxiety and Depression  Symptoms  Separately Do you worry a lot? Feel anxious, nervous? Are you unable to control your anxiety? Do you feel wound up, tense, restless? Are your muscles achy and sore? Are you irritable? Is your sleep disturbed? Has worrying affected your life? Is it difficult to relax, calm down, cope? Those who suffer from “ Anxiety ” are beset with a vast array of symptoms and problems. Anxiousness is the most common burden, causing difficulty in breathing, rapid heart rates, fear and feelings of impending doo

Depression in Children and Teens: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Depression in Children & Teens Most of the people are not aware of the fact that depression in children does exist…! Many of us do not realize that just like adults, small children and teenagers can struggle with varying types of depression and levels of severity. However, adults can recognize and understand the symptoms of depression whereas a child would likely feel confused, frustrated, and even angry because of the symptoms being experienced and no understanding of why. With the information in this article, parents would find it easier to recognize a potential problem, and also understand treatments that could be considered. Depression in Children & Teens: Statistics, Facts & Considerations When talking about depression , the way it affects a person’s life and the various methods for dealing with depression, most people make a connection between this mental disorder and adults. While there are over 19 million adults living in the United States who have one type of depr

Cutting and Self-Harm: Why Do People Cut Themselves and What to Do

Cutting and Self-Harm Can you identify with this story of cutting and self harm? Nancy likes the feeling she gets from taking a razor blade to her skin. The ruby blood that oozes from the narrow crevasse of the fresh cut isn’t terrifying. Instead, she is comforted because the pain she feels deep inside her is released. It’s as though by cutting her flesh Nancy is exorcising her fears, guilt, self-loathing and other pain too complex to understand. For a brief time Nancy feels totally in control that is until the next cutting session. Do you know someone like Nancy? Millions of people like Nancy choose to cut or injure themselves not from the need for attention, but as a way of coping with emotional hurt, anger, sadness, guilt. Why Do people Cut or Injure Themselves People who cut or injure themselves don’t want to die. They’re looking for a way to release internal pain. Through these actions the person feels a sense of comfort and control over their lives. At least for a short whi