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Is Your Teenager at Risk for Panic Attacks?

by Kay Marcotte September 10, 2014

Teens have a lot to deal with today, so it’s easy for them to feel overwhelmed from time to time. When a teen also has to deal with panic attacks, every other aspect of his or her life can be affected. This article will provide information from researchers on factors that make a teen “higher risk” for panic attacks.

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Understanding How Panic Affects Children, Teens

by Kay Marcotte August 1, 2014

Panic disorder may not seem like something a child or teenager would have to deal with, but kids can suffer from panic just as adults do. Read to find out how to a child with panic disorder experiences the condition.

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Social Anxiety Disorder in Children, Older Adults

by Kay Marcotte February 28, 2014

Research in psychology has traditionally focused on college-aged individuals or middle-aged adults. But what unique effects do certain disorders have on the overlooked populations? Find out about social anxiety disorder in youth and in the elderly.

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How to De-Stress Your Arguments

by Rich Presta November 12, 2013

Arguments can wreak havoc on your emotional and physical health, although you can reduce their impact by arguing stress-free. Here’s how!

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How to Switch from a Night Owl to a Chirpy Morning Bird (if Possible)

by Rich Presta September 17, 2013

Night owl tendencies can be biological or habitual. If they’re the latter you may have a chance at changing them. Learn more about why your body clock and how to fine-tune it to best benefit your life.

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Effects of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder on the Family

by Kay Marcotte August 30, 2013

Having OCD is very stressful, especially for a child or teen. Parents of a child with OCD may also have a difficult time trying to decide what is best for their son or daughter. But what is it like to be a sibling of someone with OCD? Find out here!

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A Mini-Guide to Anxiety Disorders (and What to Do if You Have One)

by Rich Presta August 13, 2013

If anxiety continuously eats you alive, you may be suffering from an anxiety disorder. Check out a brief rundown on the most common disorders, along with steps to help alleviate it.

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Forced Exercise May Be Good for You, Too

by Kay Marcotte May 2, 2013

No one likes to be forced to do anything, especially if it’s something challenging like exercising. But can being made to exercise still be good for your mental health? A recent study answers this question and more. Read about it here.

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