The Male Suicide Epidemic

Although women report higher rates of depression and suicidal thoughts, men are 4 times more likely to 'succeed' in committing suicide. Men also experience differing symptoms of depression compared to women. Men are more likely to feel angry and frustrated rather than sad. Men are more likely to chose violent ways of attempting suicide which … Continue reading The Male Suicide Epidemic

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What is Panic Disorder?

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?