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Anxiety Disorders and Phobias: the different patterns       Anxiety Disorders and Phobias   Anxiety disorders and phobias are characterized by, among other things, an exaggerated state of fear. An anxious person has fears about...

How to fight depression       Alarming figures   Depression is a very common illness and depression can be treated. However, the WHO estimates that nearly one in five people have suffered or will suffer...

How to help overweight people,   To help overweight people, we need to understand more about them. What's overweight? According to the WHO, overweight is characterized by the accumulation of body fat...

What is stress?       This concept is quite recent in the world of ideas. Hans Selye is one of its promoters. He is the one who made it known around 1930 in...

Harassment and manipulation     Definitions of harassment   What are harassment and manipulation? The etymology of the word harassment is from the French "harceler" which means to exhaust the enemy by repeated raids. Harassment...

Social phobia or sickly shyness     Shyness can become sickly when it becomes too intrusive. This is called social phobia because it prevents the person from realizing his or her full potential....

Treating psychological trauma   Psychological trauma is, according DSM 5 classification a “trauma and stressor-related disorder” instead of an anxiety disorder like in DSM 4 classification. It is also common to say...