How to leave an abusive relationship

It may seem that all families are happy, there is no domestic violence, and in good families or couples a man doesn’t raise his hand against a woman. Ignorance makes us blind and deaf, and when facing situations of domestic…

How to get rid of stress

Stress is the body’s response to stressful situation. During the stress,  the excess energy is released. In a dangerous situation your muscles tense up and the heartbeat quickens. The body have to throw out the accumulated “charge”. To avoid the…

Anxiety attack symptoms

A lot of people (mainly in young age) suffer from anxiety attacks, but the disease is curable. It’s like a headache: either you have these attacks, or not. No more, no less. Let’s try to find some common anxiety attack…

Secondary PTSD

Secondary PTSD occurs in those people, who were involved in emergency relief operations: fire-fighters, rescue workers, law enforcement officials, nurses, doctors and psychologists, etc. Working with traumatized patients require a lot of emotional contribution. As a result, life-guards or therapists…

Emotional abuse signs and symptoms

Unlike physical assault, emotional abuse can be carried out both by men and women. Although, most often the men are blamed. Emotional abuse signs and symptoms may include: sustained bad mood, depression, unexplained discomfort in own home, excessive nervousness, feeling…

Physical symptoms of stress and anxiety

Stress is a reaction of human body to the dangerous, traumatic situation or excessive physical and emotional overload affecting all systems of organs. As a defense reaction of escape, stress perfectly fulfills its functions as it has been for hundreds of…

Panic attack stories

Despite the fact that a sufficiently large number of people suffer from panic attacks, the information on this disease is inaccessible for the wide range of readers and one can find it mainly in popular science editions. This condition may…

Traumatic stress

Natural disasters and other tragic events, such as car accidents, air crashes, man-made disasters and terrorist attacks, bring an excessive level of stress for the survivors and witnesses. Such disasters undermine a sense of security, causing the feeling of helplessness…

Emotionally abusive relationship

Emotional abuse has different manifestations. There are three main signs of emotionally abusive relationship, which include aggression, negation and detraction. Aggression Signs of aggression show up as threats, insults, accusations, condemnation and so on. Aggression, which accompanies the emotionally abusive…

How to avoid stress

How to avoid stress in a modern life? We all know what the stress is. We can say formally that stress is a common defensive reaction to powerful effect of some external stimuli (according to the definition of Canadian physiologist…