We’ve been witnesses of COVID-19 pandemic, that started changing the way we all live. We can’t travel, we can’t go even out when we want or wherever we want. Yes, our lives changed in so many ways. There are many anxious people – and it is expected. It’s a normal reaction in non-normal circumstances. Continue reading How to stay sane in 2020
most people with some of the disorders from the anxiety spectrum (panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, etc.) are deeply worried or afraid that they will go crazy, ie that the symptoms they have will turn into something even worse. The reason is that the symptoms of panic or obsessive thoughts or the severity of anxiety can be so intense that it seems crazy, they already have a movie scene in their head taking them to psychiatry and the like.
Excessive fear of this kind can affect daily life and its quality. Quality of life is impaired because the fear of insanity can prevent an individual from leaving their home or keeping a job, withdrawing from society, and can become depressed. Continue reading Fear of madness
Recent research has shown the association of various adverse life events with the development of anxiety disorders but the greatest association with anxiety has been adverse events such as injury, illness or death of a family member or close friend. Continue reading Does stress cause mental illness?
Anxiety is a normal part of life. It is your body’s natural response to signals of danger. It is normal to feel anxious from time to time. But if your feelings of anxiety are severe, last for longer than six months, and are interfering with your life, you may have an anxiety disorder. Continue reading Anxiety solutions – Medicines vs psychotherapy