Survivors of abuse

The problem of abuse has many aspects – there is a domestic abuse, workplace abuse, abuse on the streets. The abuse can be physical and psychological, lead to the different consequences, including very sad ones. The abuse always indicates some…

Stress reduction techniques

Stress is a common condition in our lives. Unfortunately, there is no way to eliminate it altogether, and more than that, sometimes stress is indispensable to life. In some dangerous situations, strong emotions allow us to defend ourselves. Usually stress…

How long does a panic attack last?

Psychiatrists call sudden episodes of anxiety “panic attacks”. Such attack usually starts quite unexpectedly and for no apparent reason. It’s worth to notice, that these attacks are fairly widespread and even “contagious.” In a few moments, they can cover a whole…

Do I have PTSD?

Many people ask themselves – Do I have PTSD? Let’s see the most common manifestations of PTSD. Post-traumatic stress disorder is an anxiety disorder caused by severely stressful event in which a person repeatedly re-experiences the traumatic situation. Events that…

signs of an abusive man

Among many signs of an abusive man, there is a never-ending lust for power and the desire to control everything. For such people, even the slightest disobedience can be a cause of a huge mental discomfort. The abuser has to…

Stress symptoms in women

Stress is a mental condition, which occurs in result of a constant nervous tension. In other words, stress is the transformation of constant tension into the over tension. But women, unlike men, are much more affected by stress. In result,…

Dealing with panic attacks

Quite often it takes time to overcome the panic disorder, even when using a therapy. Gradually, week after week, panic attacks become less frequent and severe. But the main thing is that they can be well controllable. For this reason,…

PTSD marijuana treatment

People, who have such serious illness as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), suffer from painful manifestations caused by the so-called trigger of those life memories that remind them of the trauma. As a rule, people start to treat this serious condition…

Psychological abuse

When people talk about the domestic violence, as a rule, it involves some form of physical violence such as battering. And there is only one way for the victim – to run away as far as possible. But psychological abuse…

Stress symptoms

An average person is used to notice only relatively high emotional upsets, accompanied by serious disturbances, such as hysterical faint, weeps, nosebleeds or severe headaches. However, a chronic stress can be even more dangerous, exhausting the human body with a…