People with this disorder, also called social phobia, may have few or no social or romantic relationships, making them feel powerless, alone, or even ashamed. Although they recognize that the fear is excessive and unreasonable, people with social anxiety disorder feel powerless against their anxiety. They are terrified they will humiliate or embarrass themselves.
Perhaps, one of the most common anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorder can get worse over time if there is no proper care and treatment. We will share more on the potential treatment and methods we can fight with panic disorder in the near future.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is one of the major forms of anxiety disorders, and here are some of its symptoms according to the DSM-5.
There are a lot of causes for one to have anxiety disorders. We should all be careful before jumping into conclusion and giving advice recklessly. Let us fight Anxiety Disorders together and together, we will be stronger.
[4 mins reading] Existential Psychotherapy started to take shape in the time when European psychiatrists expressed their different views towards Freud’s psychoanalytic that Freud relied too much on the principle of determinism in which they wished to approach the patient phenomenologically by entering patient’s experiential world and listen to that phenomena without presuppositions that distort […]
“I have to present my report in front of all my colleagues tomorrow, I am so nervous!” “I am going to meet my new classmates soon, what if they don’t like me?” “I don’t want to eat in front of others. People might laugh at me.” Statements like these are often made or heard in […]
In my opinion, there is one thing that ranks as way more important than the growing multitude of the treatments for anxiety disorders. Of course, I do not wish to give the impression that by saying the aforementioned statement I am implying that the treatment for anxiety disorders is unimportant. It is in fact very important and helpful. But what […]
When it comes to the treatment for anxiety disorders in general, there are two major forms of treatment in which a person can choose from, but most research do indicate that a combination of some sort of the two approaches does lead to more positive recovery results. And in this article, we will briefly run through […]
If you can recall those moments when you ask your friends who studied or are currently studying psychology about the popular myth (if they can read our minds), they will definitely tell you that they can’t read your mind. Do you really believe that? Have you ever thought that, ‘what if they are lying to me’? Psychology students […]
Preamble (It’s a Long One) I remember once being called upon by a friend of mine as “antisocial” merely because when the two of us sat on a bus towards campus, I preferred the company of my earbuds than that of his mouth. So quick are we to judge those who slightly deviated from the […]