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Eileen Bailey

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Learning to Accept Uncertainty

Think back to a day when everything seemed to go wrong. The circumstances might have been out of your control but even so, with every problem your frustration, and your anxiety, grew. As human beings, we have a need to have a “sense of control” of ourselves and our environment. This isn’t the same as wanting to control others or... Read moreChevron
posted 09/17/2014, comments (0)|
Jerry Kennard

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Daily Hassles May Shorten Older Men's Lives

Whether stress can be the death of us has always been something of a moot point. We’ve known for some time that it’s the drip-drip effect of daily hassles that really wear us down, but the effect of long-term patterns of different types of stress is unclear. Research from Oregon State University now suggests older men under stress are... Read moreChevron
posted 09/14/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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Managing Stress at College

You spend years dreaming about the day you can go away to college. You want your independence and are ready to take on the world. You pack up your belongings, load them into your parents car and off you go. You managed to get good grades in high school and you assume you will do the same in college. You are sure you can take care of... Read moreChevron
posted 09/09/2014, comments (0)|
Jerry Kennard

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Making Sense of Trauma

If my recollection is accurate it was around the early 1980s when the concept of post-traumatic stress disorder was introduced. Back then a traumatic event was considered to be something extraordinary. It was 'outside the realm of normal human experience', so by that definition the number of sufferers would be fairly modest - in global terms at... Read moreChevron
posted 09/07/2014, comments (0)|
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Why Classify Anxiety?

What's the point of classifying anxiety? If you've ever undertaken a little personal research into anxiety disorders you may have noticed the extent to which symptoms seem to overlap. Currently, 12 anxiety disorders and around 25 subtypes, with specific treatments for around half, are on the books; yet many treatments show considerable overlap.... Read moreChevron
posted 09/05/2014, comments (0)|

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