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Can Stress Cause These Common Symptoms

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We all experience periods of heightened stress from time to time. These stress-filled chapters of life may be due to money problems, work-related stress, or parenting stress. Most of these stressful phases are short-lived and will resolve in…
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Symptoms of Childhood Trauma in Adulthood

It is a tragedy when a child is traumatized by situations that are outside of his or her control. Even more tragic is the fallout that childhood trauma can cause later on when they reach adulthood. It’s bad enough to have been abused or neglected…
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How to Treat Depression When Antidepressants Don’t Work

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What To Do When Antidepressants Don't Work You had high hopes when you finally addressed your depression and were prescribed antidepressants. But even after the 4-6 week trial period, you didn’t feel any better on the meds. So, how do you…
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How to Stop Shaking from Anxiety

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Does anxiety cause you to tremble and shake? Are you suddenly consumed with body tremors? If so, it is understandable that all you want to know is how to stop shaking from anxiety. How do you calm down and make it stop? Anxiety is a fear-based…
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Medical Leave for Depression

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Can You Go on Medical Leave For Depression? Depression can truly affect all aspects of your life, and that includes your job. It can impair you to the point that it keeps you from being able to perform job tasks. Being unable to think or function…
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Why Do I Have a Delayed Emotional Response?

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Do you ever experience delayed emotional response, like being unable to show sorrow after the loss of a loved one? If so, it may be due to a mental health issue like emotional detachment or dissociation. What Is Dissociation? It may be a mystery…
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Why Do I Keep Having Emotional Outbursts?

If you find yourself melting down often, having one emotional outburst after another, there is help for you. Read on. All of us find life to be frustrating from time to time. It can be hard to rein in our frustration when we are triggered…
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What Causes Irrational Fear?

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Living your day-to-day life in total fear mode is exhausting. In most cases, this state of fear and dread is due to an anxiety disorder. First, you need to get to the bottom of which type of anxiety you have. Next, a tailored treatment plan…
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I Feel Hopeless: Depression Explained

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When you wake up in the morning and the first thing you say to yourself is “I feel hopeless,” then you are likely suffering from depression. Learn about the symptoms of depression and how to find relief. Depression is the second most…
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Is There a Link Between ADHD and Depression?

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ADHD and depression often coexist. This means that someone may have symptoms from both of these disorders at the same time. Read on to learn more about the link between ADHD and depression. ADHD is a brain disorder that affects both children…