Tag: Depression

Why should we take the children to the psychologist?

Why should we take the children to the psychologist?

Some seem amazed to find that you can take children to a psychologist and, it is not taboo. Unfortunately, there is still an old conception that sees psychology linked to the medical field in particular to psychiatry in which the “pathological” is treated. But psychopathology is only a very small part of […]

Anorexia

Anorexia

The main feature of this ailment is the refusal of food. The term anorexia (literally lack of appetite) is not correct to describe a disorder in which the appetite is in most cases preserved. Rather, what characterizes the anorexic person is the fear of gaining weight and the need to control nutrition in search of thinness. In […]

Hypochondria

Hypochondria

The essential characteristic of hypochondria is the worry related to the fear of having, or the belief of having, a serious illness. This is usually based on the misinterpretation of one or more physical signs or symptoms. One can speak of illness anxiety (or fear of illness ), of course, only if a thorough medical evaluation has […]

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is a term widely used to indicate a complex of cognitive, behavioural and physiological reactions. It occur following the perception of a stimulus considered threatening and towards which we do not consider ourselves sufficiently capable of reacting. Anxiety itself, however, is not an abnormal phenomenon. It is a basic emotion, which […]

Panic attacks

Panic attacks

Panic attacks are episodes of sudden and intense fear or a rapid escalation of the anxiety normally present. They are accompanied by somatic and cognitive symptoms. For example palpitations, sudden sweating, tremor, feeling of choking, chest pain, nausea, dizziness, fear of dying or going crazy, chills or hot flashes. Those who have experienced panic attacks describe […]

Dependent Personality Disorder

Dependent Personality Disorder

The essential characteristic of individuals with Dependent Personality Disorder is dependent and submissive behaviour aimed at finding someone to protect and care for them. It arises from a consideration of oneself as fundamentally inadequate and defenceless and therefore unable to face the world only with one’s own strength ( low self-esteem ). So, What is […]

Depression: how to recognize the symptoms?

Depression: how to recognize the symptoms?

Depression is a mood disorder that makes you sad, but it is different from normal sadness: it may difficult for you to work, study or carry out any daily activity, affecting how you feel, the way you think and how you act.It is a condition that if not treated in […]

Benefit of Meditation

Benefit of Meditation

The urge to be happy and satisfied with life is the common urge in all human beings. From an infant to a grown male, everyone seeks comfort and peace. The challenge here is to find the happiness that lasts and does not come at a price. Most people think that […]

Does being an Artist means being depressed?

Does being an Artist means being depressed?

Depression and creativity are closely associated but being an artist does not mean being depressed. The history of artists is full of incidents where creative people faced depression or ended their lives. The term the tortured artist is a stereotype as modern times have changed the narrative regarding artists and […]