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Jerry Kennard

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Chartered Psychologist

Reasons Not to Worry About Your Health

I’ve written about health anxiety in previous posts. For example, I’ve asked do you suffer from health anxiety?  I’ve mentioned the signs and symptoms of health anxiety and the causes of health anxiety and even the way health anxiety affects everyone. But in this post I want to touch on some of the deeply held... Read moreChevron
posted 09/24/2014, comments (0)|
Jerry Kennard

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Childhood Bullying and Its Consequences

Sleep-related problems such as nightmares, sleep walking and night terrors are known collectively as parasomnias. The relationship between anxiety and parasomnias in young people is associated with bullying.   As more and more is being understood about the effects of bullying it becomes clear that the longer bullying lasts the greater its... Read moreChevron
posted 09/24/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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Freelance health writer

How Much Reassurance Is Too Much When Your Child Has Anxiety?

If you have a child with anxiety, what do you do to help relieve the anxious feelings? Do you want to protect them from feeling scared or upset? Is your first instinct to protect your child and take away the anxiety? Or do you gently push your child to face their fears? What Not to Do A new study, completed at Arizona State University and... Read moreChevron
posted 09/23/2014, comments (0)|
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 Stressors 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)|

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