Adjustment disorders

Adjustment disorders are maladaptive reactions to psychosocial stress, lasting no more than about 6 months. Common symptoms include anxiety, depression, insomnia, behavioural changes, and physical complaints. These symptoms appear in excess of the 'normal' reaction to the stressor concerned, and produce some impairment of occupational and social function. Counselling or social casework is usually considered more appropriate than drugs, although some patients do benefit from antidepressants or anxiolytics.

Free Yourself from Panic Attacks

Free Yourself from Panic Attacks

With all the stresses and strains of modern living, panic attacks are become a common problem for many people. Panic attacks occur when the pressure we are living under starts to creep up and overwhelm us. Often it's a result of running on the treadmill of life and forgetting to watch the signs and symptoms of the effects of excessive stress on our bodies. Thankfully panic attacks are very treatable. Often it is just a matter of learning to recognize the symptoms and learn simple but effective techniques that help you release yourself from the crippling effects a panic attack can bring.

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