Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) in children and Young People

The Oxford English dictionary defines GAD as… ‘A psychological disorder characterised by excessive or unrealistic anxiety about two or more aspects of life.’ Causes The exact cause of GAD isn’t fully known, but various research has suggested there could be many factors involved. For example, a person’s Genes may play a role (you’re estimated to […]

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How to Control Panic Attacks

In the first part of this mini series, “Why am I having a panic attack?“, we discussed the basic science behind why an attack takes place, and the effects that take place in your body. In the second part “What causes the mind to jump to conclusions?“ we discussed how a person can go from […]

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Why Am I Having A Panic Attack?

So, there you are chatting to friend who innocently asks you.. “Why do you keep yourself locked up in this house all the time?, we should go out for the day sometime and have fun!” Your response is always the same… “I can’t, I have a fear of open spaces. Whenever I go out I […]

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