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51.Understanding Social Phobia by Jacob Mabille
Do you feel terribly uncomfortable attending social functions? Does your throat feel as if it is closing if you have to speak in front of others? You may be one of the many people who suffer from social phobia. Yes, that's ...
[Added: 30 Aug 2006   Hits: 438   Words: 533]

52.Activity for Alzheimer's Patient: What You Can Do by Mike Jerry
Planning an activity for an Alzheimer's patient (or patients) can be difficult. You have to keep in mind that because of their condition, it can be difficult for them to perform tasks that you would ...
[Added: 24 Aug 2006   Hits: 680   Words: 520]

53.The Psychological Reality of Positive Thought and Complex Thought by Dr Leo Kady
A whole new school of psychiatry has grown up around the development of positive thinking. The key is intercepting negative thoughts. Surprisingly, no matter how positive we think we are, many of us have internal, mostly negative chatter that ties up thecerebral circuits all day long. Much of ...
[Added: 18 Aug 2006   Hits: 354   Words: 1474]

54.White Noise - Behavior modification tool by Jason
White Noise is not actually "noise" it is a random signal with a flat power spectral. It is a sound frequency or a signal that one hears as a gentle hiss, similar to the sound of wind rustling through trees, a waterfall, radio static or ...
[Added: 05 Aug 2006   Hits: 359   Words: 433]

55.Don't Let Stress Affect Your Weight: 7 Easy Tips by Marjorie Nolan, MS, RD, CPT
Is stress affecting your weight loss battle? Stress brought on by dieting is added to the personal and work life stresses that we face every day, often resulting in a "vicious cycle" of increased stress and ...
[Added: 02 Aug 2006   Hits: 344   Words: 376]

56.Battling an Eating Disorder: When Bulimia Becomes a True American Idol Sized Problem by Abigail Natenshon, MA, LCSW, GCFP
In a People Magazine article, American Idol contestant, Katherine McPhee disclosed that she has secretly suffered from bulimia for the past five years. It was her success in television's American Idol competition that inspired her to come forward and get help to recover from her life-threatening eating ...
[Added: 21 Jul 2006   Hits: 313   Words: 824]

57.The Malign Effects of Anorexia Nervosa by Groshan Fabiola
Anorexia Nervosa is a very common type of eating disorder. The main characteristic of the disease involves self-restrictive food behaviors, determining the affected persons to keep drastic diets in order to lose weight. Anorexia involves a ...
[Added: 15 Jun 2006   Hits: 324   Words: 479]

58.Tips on Spotting Anorexia Symptoms by Groshan Fabiola
Anorexia is considered to be a serious illness that can even lead to death. Anorexia symptoms should be identified quickly in order to stop it from causing further damage to affected persons. Anorexia symptoms are usually easy to notice, ...
[Added: 13 May 2006   Hits: 570   Words: 535]

59.Stop Anxiety - Master Your Environment by William T. Gray
You have felt it come over you... the sense of your body overreacting. The knots in the stomach, the tenseness, the rapid heartbeat, the uncomfortable feeling of panic. You have those anxiety attacks, big and small, and you would like to have the control to stop them. You ...
[Added: 01 Apr 2006   Hits: 351   Words: 649]

60.Massage Therapy and Stress Relief by Stephanie Macintosh
While the practice of therapeutic massage has been used for centuries in the east, it is a relatively recent phenomenon here in the west. While the wonders of modern medicine have left many awestruck, more and more people are looking towards complimentary therapies ...
[Added: 23 Mar 2006   Hits: 326   Words: 399]

61.Flowers Help Relieve The Stress Of Filing Taxes With The Irs by Wesley Berry
With the April 15th tax deadline looming, IRS employees are feeling the hustle and bustle of an increased workload while the rest of us are feeling a bit overwhelmed and stressed out at the thought of filling out copious forms and making sure we haven't missed a single dollar of ...
[Added: 03 Mar 2006   Hits: 312   Words: 449]

62.Conquering the Stigma of a Mental Health Disorder by Hector Milla
Having a family member that is suffering a mental health disorder can be taxing at times. Depending on the severity of the disorder, many families have been broken up because of this. Some of them can be blamed on the lack of love or patience a ...
[Added: 02 Mar 2006   Hits: 357   Words: 326]

63.Breathing: The Real Secret To Stress Relief by Abbas Abedi
It has never occurred to most people that something they do everyday, every night, continuously can be a source of powerful stress relief. I remember when my fathers friend was doing an awards presentation. For entertainment he said he was going to test how observant ...
[Added: 25 Feb 2006   Hits: 299   Words: 526]

64.How To Keep Stress At Bay When There's No Time For A Break by Liz Labrum
Taking exercise helps us get back in touch with reality, it grounds us and releases tension and feel-good endorphins. However tough deadlines don't always allow for a break from our desks so what can you do when you ...
[Added: 14 Feb 2006   Hits: 301   Words: 890]

65.Understanding Anxiety Disorders by Kingston Amadan
Anxiety disorders can have a devastating effect on those who suffer from them. Left untreated, anxiety disorders often inhibit an individual's ability to function normally in everyday life. Anxiety disorder may also be a source of additional tension caused by the strain ...
[Added: 30 Jan 2006   Hits: 442   Words: 349]

66.Without Zinc You Are Headed Towards Dementia or Alzheimer's by Rudy Silva
Zinc is one of those minerals that have been discovered necessary to hold off the onset of dementia or Alzheimer's. Most older people and those with dementia and other mental disorders have been found to be deficient ...
[Added: 06 Jan 2006   Hits: 293   Words: 442]

67.The Workhorse of Anxiety Treatments by John R. Cook, Ph.D.
The psychological treatment of choice for anxiety is called Cognitive Behaviour Therapy or CBT. It is a type of talking therapy that is based on the belief that negative emotional states such as depression, anxiety and anger are often started or worsened ...
[Added: 28 Dec 2005   Hits: 274   Words: 508]

68.Social Anxiety (And Other Things I Didn't Know About Myself) by John R. Cook, Ph.D.
Mid life for me, as most people, is a time of personal review, trying to fathom the twists and turns in life that have brought me to where I am today. Among the questions I have ...
[Added: 28 Dec 2005   Hits: 268   Words: 609]

69.Relacore: Stress Buster or Fat Buster? by Peter Bracato
There has been a great amount of research confirming the link between anxiety and surplus belly fat. Elevated levels of the stress hormone cortisol may contribute to this increased abdominal layer. As a result of these research conclusions many breakthrough products have appeared ...
[Added: 05 Nov 2005   Hits: 452   Words: 457]

70.When Someone You Know Has To Deal With Depression, Anxiety And Fear by Stan Popovich
What do you do when you someone you know has to deal with persistent fears and anxieties or even depression? Well the first thing you need to do is to get the person to seek the services of a professional and/or counselor who can lead them ...
[Added: 20 Oct 2005   Hits: 357   Words: 439]

71.Reduce Stress through Listening by Jillian Gregory
Is your "To-Do" list longer then the latest Harry Potter novel? Do you have to pick up the kids from school, work on several cases at work, or plan your next company meeting? Maybe you have to do some or all of the above. Dealing with stressful life situations like ...
[Added: 19 Oct 2005   Hits: 474   Words: 647]

72.Getting Help For Your Fears And Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder by Stan Popovich
It is not easy to deal with your fears, post-traumatic stress, or anxiety problems. The first step is that you should talk to a professional who can get you started in the right path of getting better. Getting help from a counselor or other professional is very important and can ...
[Added: 17 Oct 2005   Hits: 330   Words: 457]

73.Stop Stress Now: Ten Proven Techniques by Art Turner
There's no such thing as a stress-free life. We face challenges every day, and our bodies are designed to react automatically, equipping us to achieve more than we thought possible. But we were also designed to deal with stressful events quickly and then recuperate during a period of rest ...
[Added: 14 Oct 2005   Hits: 306   Words: 801]

74.Schizophrenia naturally by David McEvoy
Copyright 2005 David McEvoy Schizophrenia naturally Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling brain disease. Approximately one percent of the population develops schizophrenia during their lifetime – more than two million Americans suffer from the illness in any given year. Although schizophrenia affects men and ...
[Added: 06 Oct 2005   Hits: 387   Words: 1185]

75.The Social Web of Stress - Simple Solutions by Bill Douglas
Copyright 2005 Bill Douglas Could simple stress reducing solutions be the answers to our myriad modern problems? Urban sprawl and suburban flight are causing massive traffic jams on freeways nationwide, as individuals are working longer and longer hours. The ...
[Added: 04 Oct 2005   Hits: 314   Words: 981]

76.Getting Help For Your Fear, Bipolar, And Anxiety Problems by Stan Popovich
It is not easy to deal with your fears, bipolar, or anxiety problems. The first step is that you should talk to a professional who can get you started in the right path of getting better. Getting help from a counselor or other ...
[Added: 04 Oct 2005   Hits: 297   Words: 457]

77.Facing The Fear And Anxiety Of The Unknown by Stan Popovich
All most everybody worries about what will happen in the future. The prospect of not knowing if something good or bad will happen to you in the near future can produce a lot of fear and anxiety. As a result, here is a list of techniques and suggestions ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005   Hits: 288   Words: 446]

78.What do you need to know about schizophrenia by Mansi gupta
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 ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005   Hits: 333   Words: 610]

79.Types of Schizophrenia by David Chandler
Catatonic type schizophrenia Patients with this subtype of Schizophrenia may exhibit extremes of behavior including catatonia. Some may allow their posture to be rearranged, holding the new position (catalepsy or waxy flexibility). Others may imitate sounds (echolalia) or movements (echopraxia) of others. At ...
[Added: 15 Sep 2005   Hits: 309   Words: 361]

80.Managing The Fear And Anxiety Of Finding Another Job by Stan Popovich
Layoffs in today's business world are common and with it comes the fear and anxiety of finding another job. With this in mind, here is a list of techniques that a person can use to help manage their stresses and anxieties in finding a new job. ...
[Added: 14 Sep 2005   Hits: 250   Words: 440]

81.The Link Between Anorexia and Bulimia by Thomas Morva
Young women and men sometimes starve themselves. It doesn't matter how thin they may be— in their internal mirror, they are fat. Or they may so afraid of gaining weight, yet so desperately hungry, that they eat and eat ...
[Added: 31 Aug 2005   Hits: 279   Words: 423]

82.Do You Worry All The Time - Generalized Anxiety Disorder by Fern Kuhn, RN
Do you worry all the time? Do the following symptoms bother you? **I never stop worrying about things big and small. **I have headaches and other aches and pains for no reason. **I am tense a ...
[Added: 30 Aug 2005   Hits: 307   Words: 343]

83.Managing Stress From Another World by Roy Thomsitt
Modern stress is habitual, and is something that the vast majority of Americans and Britons succumb to in their material driven lives. Whether mildly or overwhelmingly, stress will cast its powers across most of us at some stage in our lives, often increasingly as we get sucked into a ...
[Added: 27 Aug 2005   Hits: 307   Words: 881]

84.Diagnosing Anxiety Disorder by Todd Williams
Anxiety disorders are more common than you may think. Millions of individuals suffer silently every year, when help is available. If you or a loved one suffers from an anxiety disorder, know that there is help and ...
[Added: 11 Aug 2005   Hits: 193   Words: 529]

85.Vacation Is One Way To Run Away From Stress During Pregnancy by Sara Jameson
What should you do to have a happy pregnancy? Many things you could do, but what most pregnant women rarely do is having a vacation. Get a life and try to relax a little bit. ...
[Added: 03 Aug 2005   Hits: 260   Words: 350]

86.How Essential Fatty Acids Improve Your Brain Power and Mental Health by Rudy Silva
What is your brain made of? Over 50% of your brain is made of good fat. Twenty percent of this good fat comes from EPA and DHA. Remember EPA and DHA comes from, * ...
[Added: 03 Aug 2005   Hits: 228   Words: 619]

87.Is There An Anxiety Solution For Those Who Fail To Keep Their Resolutions? by Charles Linden
In a nutshell... YES! I’ve given a lot of thought recently to the power of ‘resolutions’ – to that basic human instinct that continually drives us to improve ourselves and to expand our horizons. Perhaps you’re reading this now and resolving to finally ...
[Added: 03 Aug 2005   Hits: 255   Words: 651]

88.Planning Stress Management by Jeff Dedrick
Deadlines at work, demanding bosses, bills to be paid at home, kids demanding for time and attention, changes in the environment, etc. AAARRRRGH. These are the realities of everyday living that people in an industrialized world ...
[Added: 07 Jul 2005   Hits: 231   Words: 790]

89.5 Tips to Keep Your Mental Health in Shape as You Diet by Amie Grelowski
Losing weight and going on a diet can be quite challenging! As someone who has lost over 50 pounds, I will share a bit of my dieting wisdom with you. 1. Throw Out that Scale! Of course we all ...
[Added: 06 Jun 2005   Hits: 276   Words: 492]

90.Treat your Anxiety Disorder Effectively by Tracy Whitney
If you find symptoms of anxiety disorder in any of your near and dear ones then the best way is to visit your physician as soon as possible. Only your Physician can detect that whether these symptoms are due to anxiety or any other medical condition. ...
[Added: 04 Jun 2005   Hits: 281   Words: 429]

91.Best Cure For Stress (Daily Dose of Gratitude) by Dr Brenda Shoshanna
This article gives offers a way to dissolve upset, clear the mind and develop balance easily. Direct steps are included, so that readers can utilize this guidance in their lives. There is one sure fire medicine that cures all difficulty and opens ...
[Added: 11 May 2005   Hits: 282   Words: 507]

92.Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia by Tina Rideout
Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia The incidences of eating disorders in our society have been steadily increasing over the last few years. It now occurs in 1 out of every 100 women. Nineteen out of 20 people who ...
[Added: 16 Mar 2005   Hits: 240   Words: 811]

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