Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

What really is OCD? There is a lot of mistaken belief about OCD. A lot of people think it is primarily related to cleanliness. A part of it yes is related to cleanliness but not all. You may well be very comfortable in a messy environment yet suffer from OCD. OCD as the same suggests […]

Phobia disorder

Phobia Disorder

With so many people sharing their experience with a phobia, it’s not wrong to say that you are not alone. Nearly everyone feels a little anxious from time to time, and a large number of people have a phobia of something; it’s not a rare case. Though phobia disorder has a similar impact on mental […]

Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia fear of socializing

Through the years, fear is a word that we’ve used to describe so many different situations and yet never lose its contexts like fear of threat, fear of failure, fear of humiliation, fear of challenge, fear of change, and fear of the future. Extreme fear of open or crowded places or avoidance of situations or […]

Post-traumatic stress disorder

Humanistic Psychology

There is no shortage of examples of how people react to trauma in history, literature, and throughout the centuries. From Homer’s 8th-century Iliad through Shakespeare’s plays, we see various reactions from those involved, which can be informative for us. Now since it sheds light on what may happen if our current situation becomes too much […]

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Experiencing occasional anxiety is a natural part of life. It is your body’s natural way of responding to stress. Anxiety is generally a feeling of apprehension or fear about what’s ahead. The first day of school, a job interview, or giving a speech may cause most people to feel fearful, anxious, and nervous. However, individuals […]

Social Phobia Disorder

Social Phobia Disorder fear of going out in public

Are you frightened of being judged by others? Are you self-conscious in an everyday situation? Do you avoid meeting new people? It’s natural to feel nervous in such social situations that may cause the feeling of butterflies in your stomach! If you have been feeling the same for at least six months & these feelings […]

Panic Attack Disorder

Panic Attack Disorder

In stressful or dangerous situations, we are all prone to feelings of anxiety and panic. A panic attack is an intense episode of fear that triggers severe physical reactions when there’s no real danger. It’s a natural response to traumatic & threatening situations. Panic attack is a type of anxiety disorder, and it can be […]