Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder characterized by reoccurring unexpected panic attacks. Panic attacks are sudden periods of intense fear that may include palpitations, sweating, shaking, shortness of breath, numbness, or a feeling that something terrible is going to happen. The lifetime prevelance of panic disorder is about 2.5%. It usually begins during adolescence or … Continue reading What is Panic Disorder?
GAD is a long-term condition that causes you to feel anxious about a wide range of situations and issues, rather than one specific event. People with GAD feel anxious most days and often struggle to remember the last time they felt relaxed. As soon as one anxious thought is resolved, another may appear about a different … Continue reading What is Generalised Anxiety Disorder?
Music therapy has been found to improve mental and emotional health. Symptoms of depression and anxiety are often decreased with the use of music. Music therapy can also help lift the mood and improve the quality of life of those with physical health issues. Music therapy has been deﬁned as 'an interpersonal process in which … Continue reading Benefits of Music Therapy on Mental Health
Hoarding disorder is a pattern of behaviour that is characterised by excessive acquisition and an inability or unwillingness to discard large quantities of objects that cover the living areas of the home and cause significant distress or impairment. Signs and Symptoms: They hold onto a large number of items that most people would consider useless … Continue reading Psychology of Hoarding