You might not be able to avoid a control freak. But it’s important to understand the behavior to learn how to best deal with them.
1 to 2% of Americans, mostly women, are chronic hair pullers. Recovery is possible with the help of healthcare professionals and a support network.
The fight or flight response is triggered by a release of hormones either prompting us to stay and fight or run away and flee from a stressful situation. But what happens if this response is prompted over anxiety from non-life threatening things?
Anxiety and panic attacks aren’t the same thing, but they go hand-in-hand. Find out what happens during a panic attack — and how to stop them from taking over.
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All teens lose their cool from time to time. But how do you know if your kid’s outbursts cross a line from normal to something more troubling? Intermittent explosive disorder is real. Read our tantrum-taming tips to survive an angry teenager.
To someone with hypochondriasis, a headache means a brain tumor, while coughing must signal lung cancer. The person has lost sight of the difference between true symptoms and obsessing over developing an illness. A psychiatrist explains how to cope.
Living with a compulsive disorder can be lonely and debilitating. Find a balance with these tips.
Does your child have chronic pain and associated depression and anxiety? Learn about the relationship between chronic pain syndromes and mental health disorders in children.
Worrying too much? How you deal with it could affect your risk of developing dementia.
Concerned that your teen is anxious? Here’s expert tips for what you should do next.