Everyone gets nervous or anxious from time to time—when speaking in public, for instance, or when going through financial difficulty.
For some people, however, anxiety becomes so frequent, or so forceful, that it begins to take over their lives.
If you suspect that you may have a problem, please consult with a mental health professional as soon as possible.
[op-toc] Major Depression The classic symptoms of Major Depression are described in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR)*, the widely accepted standard guidelines for psychiatric diagnoses. Conversion Disorder describes impairment in sensory or motor function resulting from unknown neurological origin.
Social anxiety causes chronic anxiety and fear over social situations.
It prevents people from leading the life they want; it stops them from taking the job they are good at doing; it prevents them from having friends and relationships, even though they want them. Yet it can be fully overcome with appropriate, active, structured, cognitive-behavioral therapy.
Cognitive-behavioral (rational) therapy groups will be linked if they meet our guidelines. Graduate students or licensed therapists interested in running therapy groups for social anxiety?
Program initiatives are underway to be announced here.Examples of sensory function include vision, hearing, and skin sensation; examples of motor function include weakness ...As the name implies, the obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is the kingpin of the entire category of disorders called obsessive-compulsive and related disorders.Exposure therapy is defined as any treatment that encourages the systematic confrontation of feared stimuli, which can be external (eg, feared objects, activities, situations) or internal (eg, feared thoughts, physical sensations).The aim of exposure therapy is to reduce the person’s fearful reaction to the stimulus.Please read over our pages on social anxiety disorder (formerly called "social phobia").