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The amygdala is the portion of the brain that controls the processing of fear and anxiety emotions. There appears to be changes in this part of the brain in terms of the transfer of sensory information and processing of it.
It has been discovered that the regular exposure to solvents can also contribute to the... Read all »
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Studies have proven that cognitive behavioral therapy is effective for several different types of anxiety disorders. As the name implies, there are two parts to cognitive behavioral therapy.
One part helps to work on the cognitive recognition of the environment surrounding the person, and helps them to have a... Read all »
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People with generalized anxiety disorder may have problems focusing their attention and making decisions as they are preoccupied from worrying. Certain drugs can induce anxiety, therefore before a diagnosis is made the possibility of drug use must be ruled out.
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Psychiatrists only began to recognise these disorders as mental conditions at the end of the nineteenth century. There are two forms of recognised anxiety disorders; these are known as either an episodic or continuous display of symptoms. Studies have found that almost twenty percent of the American population may be... Read all »
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Learning effective coping strategies are necessary to move forward in your life. A person who is suffering with an anxiety disorder is not able to control their mind or body. When in the process of having an anxiety attack you may forget how to focus on anything other than the physical symptoms that you are... Read all »
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Children and the elderly comprise a large part of the population of those who suffer with anxiety disorders. Children who present with anxiety disorders are likely to show changes in their behavior and school performance. It is wise to seek the diagnosis of a professional to help a child or an adult to deal with... Read all »