An article about society's reaction to those of us with mental illness, and what makes suicide more likely.
As the daughter of an emotionally absent mother, I often felt sad and anxious. After taking anti-depressants for 7 years, I was ready for something new. By embracing my inner child, I found joy.
A severe anxiety problem or bout of depression can produce many odd symptoms. Depersonalization and derealization are two of the worst symptoms a sufferer may encounter.
About 10% of the population suffers from an irrational fear of needles and injections. Medical phobias—fear of blood, injections, and injury—differ from other types of phobias in key ways.
Ultimately, I don't believe that Wellbutrin is the smart choice for anyone suffering from anxiety or depression—or even to be used as a smoking cessation aid.
I am a recovered agoraphobic. This is the 10-step program I used to help overcome the fears that had taken control of my life.
When stress gets out of control, we experience physical distress to the point that we become ill. To keep this from happening, use these three simple techniques.