Anxiety is a psychological state, wherein a person experiences uneasiness or discomfort due to perceived or expected threat or danger. Different people may experience varying degrees of anxiety. Anxiety is a part of everyday life and is a normal psychological reaction to stress. However, chronic anxiety often has adverse effects on a person’s long-term physical and mental state. Continue reading
Everyone experiences anxiety from time to time. When you’re placed in an unfamiliar situation that you feel unprepared for, it’s not unusual to feel anxious. But if anxiety becomes chronic and impairs your ability to function day to day, that’s another story. Chronic anxiety can have long-term adverse consequences for both your body and mind. Continue reading
Anxiety is a common mental health condition that is characterized by intense fear, worry, or nervousness. In the United States, more than 40 million adults experience anxiety each year. Individuals may be anxious because they are afraid of failing, worried about not being accepted by their peers, concerned about their interpersonal relationships, and the list goes on. Anxiety affects both men and women, however, women are twice as likely to experience symptoms of anxiety as men.
Workplace accidents may or may not have long-term physical effects. But while bruises and cuts generally get all the attention, the psychological impact of an accident is often overlooked. For example, an employee who sustains an eye injury at work may seek compensation from his company. However, the eye injury compensation he receives may not account for the psychological challenges he may experience long after his physical injuries heal. Although his vision may be intact, his confidence, social life, and relationships may be affected.
Accidents at work may also contribute to the development of certain mental health issues. Consider these three mental health conditions below: Continue reading
Psychologists and comic book experts come together to peer into the mind of one of the greatest and most iconic superheros of all time…Batman. They examine the ways in which Bruce Wayne manages his paralyzing fear of bats as well as the negative impact of personal tragedy on young Wayne’s psyche (eg. security issues, trust issues and overwhelming guilt). Most importantly, they discuss the power of personal choice and trauma’s unlikely role as a powerful, positive force in inducing personal growth.
- Analysis of the Dark Knight (panfilocastaldi.wordpress.com)
We all know someone who is an avid collector. Maybe your brother collects comic books or your uncle collects antique statues. Some collectors collect in hopes that their collection will someday be worth millions, while others are driven by a love of collecting and the pursuit of a complete set. But what happens when collecting goes from being a pleasurable experience to something that takes over the life of the collector, making them a pariah and forcing them to live an unhealthy lifestyle? Continue reading