anxiety

Somatic Symptom Disorders: Symptoms and Treatment

Somatic symptom disorders bring to light the difficulty of separating the effects that the body and mind have on a person’s health. The strong interconnection between these two dimensions hinders the diagnosis and treatment of these types of disorders.

Phantom Vibration Syndrome

Phantom vibration syndrome is one irrefutable example of how technology has invaded the human psyche. Technological devices are no longer just external objects that you access when you need them. Little by little, they have become almost part of our bodies. 

Bibliotherapy: The Healing Power of Books

Reading is one of the best ways for human beings to cultivate their minds. Throughout history, books have instructed, entertained, and protected us. And on some occasions, they have also given us hope, shelter, and comfort. Some people even say…

How Do Students With School Anxiety View School?

How do students feel about school? This essential question helps us understand students’ attitudes toward learning. If they see it in a positive light, they’ll be self-motivated to work hard. It will also be easier to teach them. In contrast,…

Trypophobia: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Trypophobia is an extreme fear or feeling of repulsion toward any pattern of geometric figures that are very close to each other. These figures can be small holes, rectangles, or convex circles. In fact, the word trypophobia literally means “fear…

Dancing Helps Manage Anxiety

Exercising improves our emotional well-being. Putting our bodies in motion makes the brain segregate serotonin, a hormone that’s directly related to mood and endorphins (chemical substances that promote the feeling of satisfaction). That’s why people recommend dancing when we’re feeling stressed,…

Performance Anxiety with Sexual Dysfunctions

There are a lot of psychological factors that might stop someone from being able to engage in normal sexual activity. But today, the one we’re going to focus on is performance anxiety. In more colloquial terms, performance anxiety basically shows up…

Deprax: Uses and Side Effects

Deprax is a second-generation antidepressant. Its active substance is trazodone and it’s used to treat chronic depression, insomnia, and anxiety. Although it works fast and has great effects, we can’t ignore its side effects.

Emotional Anguish: The Paralyzing Overwhelming Fear

Emotional anguish is like a whirlpool that traps everything. It imprisons us from within and fills us with fear, anxiety, restlessness, and even overwhelming sadness. It’s a kaleidoscope of negative, crippling emotions. Byung-Chui Han, a well-known South Korean philosopher and…

Stressed Teachers: Learning to Care for Our Educators

Some people think that stressed teachers are the only ones who feel the consequences of that stress. Feeling unhappy and exhausted negatively affects your performance at work. This is especially relevant if you think about what happens when a teacher’s performance…

How to Stop Being an Obsessive Person

We all know people who think too much. They do so to the point that they can have problems in their daily lives because of it. We are referring to people who keep thinking about the same topic. As a…