What is a panic attack

What is a panic attack? A panic attack is an inexplicable and painful  seizure, which is accompanied by a fear or anxiety in combination with different vegetative (somatic) symptoms. Panic attack is characterized by the attacks of fear and / or…

PTSD history

PTSD history. The period of active studying of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has lasted decades, however, the information about people, who were exposed to stress factors, was recorded for centuries. Currently, the following groups of situations are considered as traumatic:…

Emotionally abuse marriage

Everybody wants to be loved, feeling oneself important, valuable and wanted for one’s partner to win his support, especially when it is needed. Unfortunately, in the “dark background” of a huge number of families lies the emotional violence and pathological…

How to de stress

Hundreds of unread messages in the work email inbox, meeting with the boss, who definitely is not impressed with you, a parent-teacher conference at school … Sometimes life brings us a lot of stress, that seems to be unbearable. However,…

Symptoms of anxiety

Anxiety arouses when people expect that something dangerous may happen to their family or themselves. And what exactly can happen in a state of anxiety is not entirely clear. If you can point out what is the reason of your…

PTSD diagnostic criteria

The Second World War led to the emergence of specific psychopathological disorders as a result of long-term effects of the trauma. Psychiatrists and psychologists in different countries are faced with necessity of treatment and social rehabilitation of the largest contingent….

Effects of emotional abuse

Emotional abuse implies any behavior that suppresses the psyche of a person or a group of people and includes verbal and other forms of abuse, carried out in order to undermine the independence and self-esteem of the victim. Anyone can…

Stress related illnesses

The main diseases caused by stress convey a suggestion that mental stress causes not only negative emotions, but also exacerbates the chronic inflammatory conditions. People, who often feel stressed, are more likely to develop physical illnesses. While many believe that…

Relaxation techniques for panic attacks

It has been well established scientifically, that relaxation techniques help to overcome panic attacks. In order to cope with the growing anxiety one can use the correct and rapid technique for muscle relaxation, normalization of breathing and ability to switch one’s…

What is PTSD

What is PTSD? First the problem of PTSD was addressed after observing and analyzing the impact of extreme situations on the human psyche. Scientists and doctors have come to conclusion that in similar situations exist not only actual but also…