mental health problems

Impulsivity in children

  According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, about 10.5% of the US population deals with impulsive control disorder. Such behavioral disorders include pyromania, kleptomania, intermittent explosive disorder, and oppositional defiant disorder. And with the high chances of misdiagnosis, it gets to a point where it becomes a severe issue. That is […]

How to treat anxiety

August 21, 2020 AnxietyHealth Articles0

  According to reports, the Covid-19 pandemic has caused increased anxiety and depression as a third of adults in the US show anxiety or depression symptoms. This is attributed to the lack of control regarding the virus, the threat it poses, as well as the uncertainty surrounding it. While anxiety may be normal during stressful […]

OCD vs anxiety

August 10, 2020 AnxietyHealth Articles0

  OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) and anxiety disorders affect millions of Americans. Historically, the two conditions were regarded as anxiety disorders, but research has since shown that they differ. Both conditions have overlapping symptoms, which is why they often get confused with each other. The overlapping symptoms make diagnosis and treatment quite tricky. Therefore, understanding the […]