Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder caused by very stressful, frightening or distressing events. The types of events that can cause PTSD include: Serious road accidents Violent personal assaults, such as sexual assault, mugging or robbery Prolonged sexual abuse, violence or severe neglect Witnessing violent deaths Military combat Being held hostage Terrorist attacks […]

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Self-harm

What is self-harm? Self-harm is when you hurt yourself as a way of dealing with very difficult feelings, old memories, or overwhelming situations and experiences. The ways you hurt yourself can be physical, such as cutting yourself. They can also be less obvious, such as putting yourself in risky situations, or not looking after your […]

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Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Anxiety is a “normal” experience and is common phenomenon of modern living. Everybody experiences anxiety in some form; job interviews, meeting new people, going to the dentist, new activities. The range of anxiety-provoking events is endless and people respond in different ways on a spectrum of anticipation, excitement to worry or panic. It can affect […]

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