Blog Articles From April 2013

Blog Articles From April 2013

Stress At Work

by Dr Emma Gray - 25th April, 2013
Stress At Work

The work place is one of the most common places to experience high levels of stress and anxiety. It is unclear why this is exactly but it is likely to be a combination of the fact that our quality of life is largely dependent upon our financial security and much of our waking lives are spend in the work place so creating a lot of opportunities for us to feel anxious and stressed. Stress at work can occur as a result of high and/or unrealistic goals or expectations set either […]...

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Eliminating Panic Attacks

by Dr Emma Gray - 18th April, 2013

A Panic Attack is an intense and terrifying experience that can leave the sufferer feeling overwhelmed and constantly fearful that it will happen again. Most people will experience a panic attack at some point in their lives usually during a period of high stress but only a number of these individuals then go on to develop panic disorder. Those vulnerable to this scenario are individuals with a tendency to overestimate catastrophe and underestimate their ability to cope. So frightening is a panic attack that it is common for sufferers to […]...

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder where an individual attaches an anxiety provoking meaning to intrusive thoughts and then engages in certain repetitive or ritualistic behaviours (known as compulsions) in an attempt to reduce the anxiety triggered. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) effects adults and children and can be a debilitating problem that interferes with every aspect of a person’s life. Individuals suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) also frequently experience other mental health, emotional and psychological problems including anxiety, depression, eating disorder (anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating […]...

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Contrary to popular opinion an individual suffering from an eating disorders (Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder and Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified {EDNOS}) has not lost their appetite (in the case of those with anorexia nervosa) nor are they experiencing an increased in appetite/are being greedy (in the case of those who are binge eating; which occurs for those with anorexia nervosa, binge/purge subtype, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorders and an eating disorder not otherwise specified [EDNOS]). Equally those with eating disorders do not dislike food or eating. […]...

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