Domestic violence

If you ask what should be considered a “domestic violence”, society in general and experts often disagree: while majority of people usually see only a physical effect, i.e. battering, the experts provide illustrative examples of psychological pressure on a woman…

Sources of stress

It doesn’t make any sense to list all possible sources of stress, because we are all different and each of us has own patterns of thought and behavior. Everyone on this earth has unique life experience, attitude and ways to…

Signs and symptoms of anxiety

Anxiety is a form of mental disorder where a person may experience constant worry, restlessness, high blood pressure, tremors, sweating, digestive problems, heart rhythm abnormalities and many other symptoms. Quite often, anxiety is accompanied with a stress. We should distinguish…

how to cope with PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is manifested by a number of serious mental and physical symptoms that prevent from living a full life. However, doctors confirm, that one can learn how to cope with PTSD and get rid of the…

Leaving an abusive relationship

When leaving an abusive relationship is very easy to fall into hands of even more ferocious monsters. For clarity, we consider only those “abusive relationship” in which the victim remains relatively free to leave. There are more complex situations where…

How to handle stress

Stress is a physical, mental, emotional and chemical reaction of the human body to a threat or danger. Human brain can not distinguish a real threat from the imaginary one, therefore, whenever the situation seems dangerous, it takes it for…

What happens during a panic attack

The most frightening thing for people suffering from panic disorder is the fact that the cause of their condition is not clear. This causes patient to think about some serious failure with his heart or his blood vessels, many people…

ptsd and nightmares

If someone has a bad dream about war or something disturbing when he is in a state of stress or illness, this is natural, and there are no needs to be concerned. However, when disturbing dreams come up over and over, and…

Verbally abusive husband

What should I do if I have a verbally abusive husband? If the passion in your relationships has faded long ago replaced by abuse and humiliation (and even beating) – does it really make sense to be tied to such…

chronic stress

Originally a stress, as a physiological reaction, has the protective function and helps human body to adjust to the life in dynamic environment. During the stress reaction, the activation of nervous, cardiovascular and endocrine systems occurs, changing all forms of…