Around 1 in 10 people will experience a panic attack at some time in their life. It may be linked to a phobia but often can be caused by just a build up of anxiety due to the stresses of life. For about 1 in 50 the attacks becoming recurring and this is known as panic disorder. Sufferers of panic disorder often feel fine one minute, and yet the next minute they may feel totally out of control and in the grips of a panic attack.
There are many and varied categories of obsessive compulsive disorder. All are very difficult to deal with in normal daily life. OCD categories fall into the following: 1. Washers, fears of contamination usually have hand washing compulsions. 2. Checkers, they check repeatedly things like the stove to make sure it is off or the door to make sure it is locked.
Schizophrenic symptoms are characterized by hallucinations, delusions, thinking disorder, disorganized behavior, social withdrawal and difficulty in processing one's thoughts. All these signs can have bad effects on a person's ability to learn and grow at school. Teaching a person suffering from schizophrenia is a huge challenge for teachers. The student dealing with this mental disorder falls under the category known as educable mentally handicapped.
It was known as Melancholia in the 17thCentury, Depression is a mood disorder that until now has different forms of treatment and therapy. Even the ancient Greek thought it to be an imbalance of bodily fluids called the humors. Different theories and forms of treatment have already been thought of and administered. Even Freud, the father of Psychoanalysis, compared Melancholia to a state of mourning.
Schizophrenia is a mental illness that can cause serious difficulties for the person to identify the difference between real and imaginary experiences. A person with this disorder is called schizophrenic, these people have troubles in thinking in a logical way, having normal emotional responses, and acting normally in social situations. It is very common to take the traditional antipsychotics to control the symptoms such as delusions, extreme apathy, hallucinations, confusion of schizophrenia, and even violence.
Can you imagine how it would be difficult to live each day with hallucinations and hearing voices in your head? For numerous people worldwide, this is a normal day. They live and try their best to live their lives as good as possible, while suffering from schizophrenia. In a world of a schizophrenic, a lot of things appear to be different. Familiar things such as colors, sounds, or tastes may come out altered in a very strange way.
Since ancient times, green tea has been a staple of daily life in Asia, and known as a healing beverage. In more recent times, hundreds of scientific studies have confirmed the folk wisdom of Asian cultures, finding natural compounds called polyphenols or flavonoids in the tea. Much of the scientific research has linked the protective compounds in green tea to cancer prevention, protection against cardiovascular disease, detoxification, weight loss and even dental cavity protection.
Alzheimer's disease is such a terrible and painful disease for not only the patient, but for the family as well, that it should come as no surprise that some people have championed omega 3 fish oil as a treatment, since some studies show it to have a beneficial effect on some mental and emotional issues. These studies have shown that individuals who supplement their diet with the omega 3 fish oil have less symptoms relating to emotional and mental ailments.
"A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes." - Mahatma Gandhi You feel as if you are sick, concentration is difficult, even your mind feels fuzzy and foggy but something else is going on. A wave of unreality may have fleetingly crossed through your consciousness but you were busy doing something else and it quickly disappeared.
Whether it was Gestalt Therapy developed by the German psychiatrist Fritz Perls and college Paul Goodman which emphasizes "personal responsibility" or Hypnotherapy brought about by American psychiatrist Milton Erickson, to name just a few, the general idea of healing the mind was starting to spread all across the world. More and more voices presented their spin on healing through therapeutic intervention.