anxiety and stress

Anxiety and stress – they have always been present in our life. But nowadays stress is one of the major problems, and it is becoming increasingly difficult to fight with because of its persistence. Women, who are trying to do everything…

PTSD meaning

A necessary condition for the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) development is the involvement of individual in the extraordinary events with a high-power impact on the psyche. But what exactly is PTSD meaning? As defined by ICD-10, PTSD meaning is following:…

signs of an abusive relationship

Domestic violence is often associated with battering, but there is another form of negative impact on the partner – a psychological violence, which is even more dangerous than the physical forms of violence. Psychological violence does not only harm victim’s…

Stress and cancer. Be aware!!!

Stress and cancer are very much connected. In fact, stress plays a major role in the development of cancer. The discovery of how human body responds to stress belongs to Canadian physiologist H. Selye and is considered to be the…

Stress and anxiety symptoms

What are most common stress and anxiety symptoms? Stress is characterized by excessive nervousness, affectability, irritability and anxiety, which often are accompanied by chronic fatigue and difficulty in concentrating. The long-term anxiety disorder leads to the development of depression, which,…

Dissociation and PTSD

Dissociation and PTSD symptoms are closely connected. Dissociation, as an essential component of the delayed reaction to the trauma, seems to play an important role in development of the PTSD symptoms. Dissociation is defined as a term, describing the process…

Cycle of abuse

It may seem that the cruelty and domestic abuse are unpredictable, that it’s just flash caused by the certain circumstances, at a certain time in the life of a family. In fact, the abuse and domestic abuse follows a certain…

Stress statistics

Stress is one of the most common diseases of our time. It is believed that in future the number of people suffering from this disease will only grow. Anyone in this world today is more or less exposed to stress,…

Anxiety disorders

The anxiety disorders are also known as avoidant personality disorders. This pathology is characterized by completely unmotivated sense of anxiety, avoidance of social contacts, inferiority complex, the fear of negative evaluation, the high needs for extraordinary physical security. It has not…

PTSD syndrome

PTSD syndrome, or Post-traumatic stress syndrome, is a mental disorder, caused by the severe trauma, which destroys natural biological and psychological defense mechanisms of human body and psyche. Such stress may develop in ex-servicemen and members of other professions of…