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Category: Disorders

PTSD Can Take Years Before Surfacing

PTSD Can Take Years Before Surfacing. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) doesn’t always appear immediately after a traumatic event. New research has found that it can take up to two years or longer following a traumatic event before symptoms of PTSD surface. Researchers have long…

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Living with an Anxiety Disorder By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S.

Learning that you have an anxiety disorder may bring relief (finally having a name for your struggles), more questions (why me?) and more worry (not knowing what to do next). The good news is that anxiety disorders are among the most treatable. According to…

5 Ways To Relieve Stress This Weekend

5 Ways To Relieve Stress This Weekend – by Chris Green (c) Chris Green – All Rights reservedhttp://www.conqueringstress.com In today’s busy world, stress is a real problem for many people throughout the week. There is so much to do both at work and at…

Wide Asleep Slumber no more…

Wide Asleep Slumber no more… Excerpt from book “Wide Asleep Slumber no more (Available at Amazon and Bookstores everywhere) Why as human beings with so much untapped potential do we go through our everyday lives without even noticing a smile from a stranger? How…

How to Use Binaural Beats for Maximum Effectiveness

There are no hard and fast rules on how to use binaural beats. However, at Ennora, we do have a recommended code of conduct that will help you get the best from the experience. The reality is that you can use binaural beats anywhere,…

10 Thoughts that May be Stressing You Out

By Christy Matta, MA Much of the strain and conflict that causes stress in relationships occurs when your wants are consistently side-lined by your internalized sense of how you should behave. Are you stuck “doing the right thing” while sacrificing what you want? Often,…

Women in their 50s more prone to PTSD than men

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) rates peak in women later than they do in men. Researchers writing in BioMed Central‘s open access journal Annals of General Psychiatry found that men are most vulnerable to PTSD between the ages of 41 and 45 years, while women…

10 positive actions to combat PTSD

“Who’s the Boss?” 10 ways to start taking control At first glance, it would seem that positive thinking and Post-Traumatic Stress disorder (PTSD) have nothing to do with one another. But many of us with PTSD develop negative thinking patterns because we become frustrated…

Lingering Depression By Laura L. Smith, Ph.D.

I read a well written, moving article in the Sunday NYT magazine section about a woman with severe, unremitting depression. Although the ending offered a small bit of hope, the piece induced in me the feeling that depression has a life of its own,…

How To Eliminate Intrusive Thoughts

In almost all cases of general anxiety‚ the driving factor fuelling the sensations is anxious thinking. Without addressing these intrusive thoughts‚ there can be little success in eliminating the root of the anxiety. People who experience anxiety and panic attacks frequently have to deal…

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