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Science Finds An Interesting Link Between Anxiety And Intelligence

Science Finds An Interesting Link Between Anxiety And Intelligence People who think too much may have little reason to worry. Recent studies have shown that there is a link between anxiety and intelligence and it is a positive one. Scientists found that people who worry a lot do so because they experience “high levels of

15 Ways to Help You Sleep | Sleep Counsellor in Manchester

15 Ways to Help You Sleep | Sleep Counsellor In the short-term medication can be an appropriate choice to help you get to sleep.  Particularly if you just need to get through a short but difficult time. However using medication to help you sleep in the long-term can potentially make things much worse.  Depending on the

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Large Study Finds Talk Therapy, Not Medication Best for Social Anxiety Disorder – Inner Changes Counselling and Psychotherapy Manchester

Large Study Finds Talk Therapy, Not Medication Best for Social Anxiety Disorder While antidepressants are the most commonly used treatment for social anxiety disorder, new research suggests that talking therapies like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) are more effective and, unlike medication, can have lasting effects long after treatment has stopped. Social anxiety disorder is a

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Coping with Grief and Loss: The Five Stages

Coping with Grief and Loss: The Five Stages by PsychCentral | July 3, 2016 The stages of mourning and grief are universal and are experienced by people from all walks of life. Mourning occurs in response to an individual’s own terminal illness, the loss of a close relationship, or to the death of a valued

Reduce anxiety by challenging the assumptions behind your anxious thoughts

Reduce anxiety by challenging the assumptions behind your anxious thoughts There are a number of helpful ways to change how you think about anxiety provoking situations. One of the ways is to think of the anxious thoughts as incorrect predictions or assumptions about future events which are based upon unhelpful evidence from your past experiences.  Approaches

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Study finds that talking therapy is better than pills for treating social anxiety

Study finds that talking therapy is better than pills for treating social anxiety disorder (SAD) Talking therapy is more effective than pills in treating social anxiety disorder, a study has found. Social phobia/anxiety is a persistent fear of social situations.  It is one of the most common anxiety disorders. A review of 101 clinical trials

Sleep’s memory role discovered – Psychotherapy and Counselling News

Sleep’s memory role discovered The mechanism by which a good night’s sleep improves learning and memory has been discovered by scientists. The team in China and the US used advanced microscopy to witness new connections between brain cells – synapses – forming during sleep. Their study, published in the journal Science, showed even intense training could

Smartphone blue light may cause sleep problems and insomnia - Sleep Manchester

Smartphone blue light may cause sleep problems

Smartphone blue light may cause sleep problems. BBC Newsbeat More than nine out of 10 young people expose themselves to the blue light from smartphones and tablets, before bed, causing problems with sleep. A new survey also shows more than 28m people in the UK regularly get no more than seven hours sleep a night. Prof

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Lost sleep leads to loss of brain cells, study suggests

Lost sleep leads to loss of brain cells, study suggests Sleep loss may be more serious than previously thought, causing a permanent loss of brain cells, research suggests. In mice, prolonged lack of sleep led to 25% of certain brain cells dying, according to a study in The Journal of Neuroscience. If the same is true

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What are Anxiety Disorders?

Anxiety Disorders The term Anxiety disorder is collective term for a group of disorders that share anxiety related symptoms. Each individual anxiety disorder refers to a set of anxiety symptoms and specific anxiety triggers.  All anxieties sufferers have an excessive fear or discomfort that is out of proportion to the situation, and which is something

Anxiety can be turned into positive excitement

[fblikesend] Anxiety can be turned into positive excitement Original article by Philip Chard If you’ve ever grappled with anticipatory anxiety, you’ve probably been told there is one primary approach you should take: calm down. Seems logical. If you are wired before giving a speech, taking a test or going on that first date, the reasonable antidote

Don’t Feel Depressed and Anxious About Not Feeling Happy Enough

[fblikesend] Don’t Get Depressed and Anxious About Not Feeling Happy Enough Some people may actually find themselves feeling more depressed and anxious when they try then fail to be as happy as they think they should be.  There is plenty of research to suggest that thinking more positively and feeling happier, more of the time, has numerous physical and mental

Juggle Your Way Out of Anxiety

Juggle your way out of anxiety disorders

Juggling your way out of anxiety disorders All you need is your anxiety and a tennis or juggling ball. Brain scan studies have demonstrated that anxiety disorders only occurs in one hemisphere of the brain. If you force both hemispheres of the brain to communicate with some physical actions that involve both sides of the body then

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Research team reveals how emotions are mapped in the body

Research team reveals how emotions are mapped in the body Emotions adjust our mental and also bodily states to cope with the challenges detected in the environment. These sensations arising from bodily changes are an important feature of our emotional experiences. For example, anxiety may be experienced as pain in the chest, whereas falling in

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Most mental health patients prefer psychotherapy over drugs | Psychotherapy Manchester

Most mental health patients prefer psychotherapy over drugs A line was crossed in 2005 as anti-depressant medication became the most widely prescribed class of drug in the USA. Here in England, the use of anti-depressants has risen to its highest ever level with 50 million prescriptions written last year. And yet a new meta-analysis finds

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