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Psychology

Social Anxiety Disorder: Do you have social phobia?

Social Anxiety Disorder: Do you have social phobia?

Social anxiety disorder also known as social phobia is the fear of social circumstances involving interaction with other people. Individuals suffering from social anxiety disorder, have anxiety, self-consciousness and embarrassment and fear of being judged or negatively assessed by others which result in interference with routine activities, deterioration in occupational, school and personal... Read More

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD): Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD): Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a brain and behavioural disorder, where the affected individuals demonstrate remarkable feelings of compulsion for performing and repeating certain actions. Often these individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder do acknowledge that their thoughts are of obsessive nature and compulsive behaviours are unreasonable, still they are unable to overcome... Read More

Key ways to handle Caregiver stress

Key ways to handle Caregiver stress

Being a caregiver is rewarding as it lets you be there for your loved one. However, it’s easy to lose sight of that when you’re faced with the challenges that come with caregiving. Here are some tips to deal with caregiver... Read More

Fear Of Heights (Acrophobia): Causes and Treatment

Fear Of Heights (Acrophobia): Causes and Treatment

The word Acrophobia is derived from a Greek word Acron which means height and phobia mean fear. It is an abnormal and persistent fear of heights. Although everyone experiences acrophobia in their way, it becomes dangerous when people get panic attacks at high places or become too agitated to get themselves down... Read More

Coach your child to handle failure

Coach your child to handle failure

It is very common to see a child at party games, races or contests, bursting into tears because “he did not win”. Our usual reaction is to pacify the child with chocolate or toy so that he stops crying. But how many of us really sit down and talk to the child and appreciate him for his participation? Failures and... Read More

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