anxiety

Anxiety as an Ally, not an Enemy

Many people repress and deny their anxiety in order to avoid experiencing it. This is because the discomfort is so embarrassing to them and they don’t even think twice before reacting. Instead, they may put all of their efforts into…

Sunday Afternoon Anxiety

Sunday afternoon anxiety is an internal discomfort that often affects people on Sunday afternoons and evenings. Those who experiment it feel unease, sadness, nostalgia, and even an annoying sense of emptiness. But they can’t quite describe why. Sunday afternoon marks the…

Paradoxical Intention

Paradoxical techniques seek exactly what the name implies: dissonance, the absurd. The goal is to get the person to act in a way that they otherwise would try to avoid. Behavior that is usually at the core of the person’s…

The Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale

The Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale is one of the most commonly used psychological questionnaires to clarify the degree of anxiety a person suffers from. Therefore, it isn’t a diagnostic instrument but a useful and highly effective resource for assessing the…