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Psychology

Panic attack: When one hits the panic button

Panic attack: When one hits the panic button

A short-term occurrence of extreme anxiety, which leads to the physical sensation of fear is known as a panic attack. Such sensations include shortness of breath, pounding heartbeats, dizziness, muscle tension and trembling. Panic attacks can occur recurrently and unpredictably and often without any apparent sign of threat. Long-lasting and frequent panic attacks could be severely incapacitating if left untreated.... Read More

Schizophrenia – Your loved one is not ‘crazy’

Schizophrenia – Your loved one is not ‘crazy’

Schizophrenia is a serious brain disorder where the affected individuals abnormally interpret the reality. People with schizophrenia have issues in distinguishing between what’s imaginary and what is real. Such individuals could be withdrawn, have issues with managing emotions and functions... Read More

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Explained

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Explained

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that is caused by a very stressful, frightening or distressing event. A person with PTSD often relives the terrifying event through flashbacks, nightmares and experience feelings of anxiety, irritability, guilt and isolation. They may also have difficulty in concentrating and sleeping.... Read More

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