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Anxiety

Anxiety is the feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, that can be mild or severe. It can affect how we think and act. It often comes with physical symptoms, like a racing heart or knots in your stomach. Anxiety can be either situational, caused by something going on in your life, or generalized, with no clear cause. It is a normal human emotion that everyone experiences at one point or another. In fact, it is an important survival mechanism that has helped humans for many years. However, when anxiety becomes excessive or unreasonable and starts negatively influencing your daily life, it may be considered an anxiety disorder…..

PTSD

Post-trauma stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric condition that can occur in those who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event, such as sexual or physical assault, violence, natural disasters, war, accidents, terrorist incident, etc. In the event of a traumatic experience, it is common for the person to have many distressing thoughts and memories about what happened, which can be overwhelming. People with PTSD experience strong, distressing ideas and emotions associated with their trauma that persist long after the event is over. They may experience memories, fears, or anger; they might feel sadness, terror, or rage; and they could feel numb or alienated from others….

Depression

Depression is a mental health disorder that impacts how you think, feel and behave. It can cause significant changes in mood, energy levels, and concentration. Some people may experience symptoms of depression for only a few days or weeks, but for others, it can last months or years at a time. Depression can lead to a number of negative feelings, including: sadness, anxiety, feeling emptiness or hopelessness, loss of interest in activities you once enjoyed, weight gain or loss, changes in sleeping habits (either too much or too little), changes in energy levels (either too much or too little), feelings of worthlessness and guilt, trouble with concentration, remembering details, and making decisions. Depression is a pervasive mental health disorder. It affects millions of people around the world….

Addictive Behavior

Addictive behaviors can be a way for people to cope with the stresses of life. When something is troubling us, we often turn to things that make us feel better in the moment. This can be anything from drinking alcohol to watching television for hours. While these activities may provide temporary relief, they can often become detrimental to our lives if we rely on them too much. Addictive behaviors can be defined as a compulsive need to use a substance or activity. These behaviors can be harmful to our physical and mental health, and they can often interfere with our relationships and work lives. Common behaviors include gambling, drugs, alcohol, nicotine, sex, food, and shopping. The signs and symptoms of addictive behavior can vary depending on the person and the substance or activity they are ….

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