Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry


Anxiety Causing Food You Want To Avoid

Previously we took a good look at how anxiety can be a crippling disorder. It has a host of negative effects that keep you in an endless cycle of trying to self remedy. One of these damaging self remedy options that many people go for is eating their worries away. Your food choices can easily help you cure your anxiety or, in most cases, make it worse than it already is.  We’ve put together a list of the anxiety causing food you need to watch out for to avoid making anxiety worse.

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What is OCD and What You Can Do About It

You might have heard of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD from someone you know. They might have talked about a relative of theirs who is obsessively cleaning their room or home until it is spotless. It can be very difficult to deal with this type of behavior because of how it can affect such a large part of someone’s life. Today we’re going to be exploring just what OCD is and what you can do to help someone suffering from it.

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What is Oppositional Defiant Disorder?

Imagine this: one day your kid is slowly growing up and is as sweet as a candied apple. But suddenly they start rejecting your authority in your home and start to do whatever they want, whenever they want. This might be the healthy rebellious stage that every child goes through. However, it can be something far more dangerous and that is Oppositional Defiant Disorder.

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Anxiety Attacks and It’s Complications

What is an Anxiety Attack?

Anxiety is defined as the extreme fear or worry of the future. Every living creature has it and has helped us and every other living stay alert and wary of our surroundings. However, sometimes the parts of the brain responsible for regulating anxiety go haywire and end up flaring up more often than needed. This is called an anxiety attack or panic attack and it affects a large portion of the population. 

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Understanding Your Angsty Teenager

Every parent’s concern is their children’s success in life and it can be hard to tell whether your child is succeeding. Especially if he or she is shut in and angry at you for no reason at all. Many parents become frustrated because of their children’s behavior as soon as they hit their teen years. Parents sometimes forget that this is part of a normal teenager’s development and it is important to understand what your teenager is going through. 

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Causes and Symptoms of Dissociative Identity Disorder

Dissociative Identity Disorder

What is Dissociative Identity Disorder?

Dissociative Identity Disorder or DID is considered to be a mental disorder which is characterized by having two or more personalities in a single person. Each of these personas are unique in their own way and can react in place of a person with this mental disorder. They can have their own unique voice, appearance, preferences and even skills.

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The Early Signs of OCD in Children

Over the years, obsessive-compulsive disorder has become common among children. On average, one in every 100 children in the US suffers from OCD. It is ideal if parents and guardians recognize the early signs that their children are suffering from OCD to help in the treatment.

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