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Clinical Depression Vs. Sadness

"Sadness" and "depression" are terms commonly used interchangeably, but they are different things. Sadness refers to the emotion of feeling sad or emotionally hurt. Depression is a condition that has similarities to sadness, but occurs because of various things such as chemical imbalances in the bra

What Are Panic Attacks and What Are Their Symptoms?

A panic attack is a sudden surge of overwhelming fear that comes without warning and without any obvious reason. It is far more intense than the feeling of being 'stressed out' that most people experience.

15 Time Management Tips for Adults With ADHD

An adult who has ADHD tends to be impulsive and restless. At times they may have a difficult time paying attention. ADHD can make time management quite hard.

Effective Natural Remedies For Hyperactivity - Eight Calming Herbs

There are a number of herbs that can be used as natural remedies for hyperactivity. If the hyperactivity is not accompanied with a difficulty in focusing attention, herbs that have a calming and soothing effect on the brain and nervous system may be able to address the symptoms adequately.

What Are the 10 Steps of AA?

Let AA help you!four wine glasses with white wine image by Arkady Ten from Fotolia.comAlcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of people who are trying to recover from alcoholism and help others in their group recover. In a setting similar to group therapy, individuals share their...

ADHD Natural Treatment: Three ADHD Therapies for Your Child

Labeling a child with disorders like ADHD can cause devastating effects on his or her self-esteem, especially when teachers and adults start viewing and treating this child differently. Aside from treating the disorder, the best thing you can do for your child is to address behavioral problems with

The Power of Colour

Colour evokes such emotion it is almost another language. We all feel something when we see a wall painted blue or yellow, when we put on our little black dress or when we don the red lipstick. Carl Jung said, 'Colours are the mother tongue of the sub-conscious'.

What Are the Causes of a Short Attention Span in Normal Children?

In the early years of life, a child's brain is still developing. According to pediatrician Dr. Dimitri Christakis, the stimuli children encounter in these formative years affect the number of neural synapses they develop. Synapses are the connections through which all information -- sensory, motor a

The Definite Differences Between Autism Syndrome and Aspergers Syndrome

Autism and Aspergers syndrome are referred to as autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Not forms of mental illness, they are disorders with a bioneurological basis. Aspergers syndrome is sometimes called "more advanced autism," inferring that the Aspergers patient has fewer challenges that the

ABC's to a Healthy Lifestyle - The Elementary Approach to Breaking Bad Habits

Whether you want to start eating right, lose some weight or just be a little bit healthier, all you have to do is break a few bad habits. I know it might be difficult at first, but I believe that if you take a basic elementary approach then you can do it. Breaking any bad or unhealthy habit, like ov

How to Stop Repressing Emotions

If you feel like you always repress your emotions to a point where it increases your anxiety levels, you need to find ways to express your emotions and learn about them so you can feel easier and lighter within yourself.

An Analysis of The Relationship Between Art and Mental Health

To understand how art is utilized in mental health you'll have to think of art as a constitutive subject, an essential element in interpersonal communications. Art doesn't exist for the sake of its own existence, but for the sake of interpersonal communication.

What Is The Most Common Panic Medication?

For the thousands upon thousands of people suffering from panic or anxiety attacks, prescription drugs are one of the top treatments for these conditions. Many people choose to medicate because they can be quite effective ...

Anger Management, The Best Way Is Not Always The Hard Way

Compared to psychotherapy, hypnotherapy is less expensive and provides faster results. Depending on your situation, you can undergo a single session to as many as three sessions before you can see the results. You should make sure that your hypnotherapist is qualified and have the necessary experien

The Dangers of Using Inappropriate Medical Abbreviations

Medical abbreviations can be the cause of some medical to diagnose!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! image by Keith Frith from Fotolia.comThe medical profession has a large number of abbreviations for everything from medicines to commonly used patient information and phrases. While these...

Differences in Pouch, Tin and Pipe Tobacco

Pouch, tin and pipe tobacco are all alternatives for those who do not wish to smoke cigarettes. Pouch and tin tobacco are similar, deviating from traditional smoking. Pipe tobacco, on the other hand, leans more toward conventional methods. While the consequences of smoking cigarettes or pipes are we

Signs and Symptoms of Stress

The pace of our everyday lives can put tremendous strain on not just our physical health but also our mental health. Often we are not aware of how pressurised we are until we experience major symptoms, this piece aims to highlight common symptoms which can then alert us to take time out.