Why musicians are prone to anxiety disorder

Why musicians are prone to anxiety disorder

Anxiety is a widespread problem among the U.S. population. Nervousness, fear, insomnia and shortness of breath are some common symptoms in people with anxiety disorder. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), nearly 40 million adults suffer from various anxiety disorders in the United States. Read more

Psychotherapy for anxiety most effective in the mornings, study

Psychotherapy for anxiety most effective in the mornings, study

To suffer from chronic anxiety is an undesirable state that can steadily destroy one’s sense of well-being due to a constant anticipation of harm. As such symptoms like getting worried under a stressful condition, fearing the unknown and being afraid of risky situations are quite common. However, if these symptoms persist and hinder one’s daily life, they cause serious repercussions. Read more

Most recommended books on anxiety – Part 4

Most recommended books on anxiety – Part 4

Very few people understand anxiety as a kind of mental disorder that needs to be treated once it is diagnosed. Many understand fear and anxiety to be one and the same. However, they are not so. Physicians classify fear as a physiological effect in response to some internal or external stimuli, whereas anxiety is looked upon entirely as a psychological impact on one’s mind. Read more

World Mental Health Day: ADHD is more than a childhood disorder

World Mental Health Day: ADHD is more than a childhood disorder

Often habits and behavior patterns acquired in childhood are a precursor to behavioral problems in adults. While some habits go away with time, certain behaviors tend to stay. This could also prove to be true for some physical and mental disorders, one of them being attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Read more

National Psychotherapy Day: Psychotherapy as a pertinent treatment for anxiety

National Psychotherapy Day: Psychotherapy as a pertinent treatment for anxiety

With anxiety becoming one of the most common mental disorders among the American population, experts, and medical professionals are developing new age methods to treat the mental disorder. Anxiety is usually treated with medications, such as anti-anxiety drugs or therapies or a combination of the both. Read more