Anxiety Treatment

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Signs of Chronic Anxiety

Chronic anxiety is a mental health condition characterized by excessive worry and persistent fear. It can also cause debilitating physical symptoms. For this reason, a person struggling with chronic anxiety must get the help they deserve through anxiety treatment programs.   The signs of chronic anxiety can interfere with a person’s daily activities to the point …

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What Is Crippling Anxiety?

What is crippling anxiety, and what does crippling anxiety feel like? It causes significant physical and mental distress and interrupts a person’s daily activities. Ultimately, it decreases their quality of life. Treatment can help, but a person struggling with severe anxiety must receive help from a residential anxiety treatment center as soon as possible.   The …

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How to Overcome Social Anxiety

Social anxiety is a debilitating condition. Unfortunately, individuals don’t always realize that extreme discomfort in social situations is treatable. Inpatient anxiety treatment centers can provide the education, skills, and mental health support needed for overcoming social anxiety disorder.   Promises is a mental and behavioral health treatment center. We offer targeted residential programs for mental health …

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Introvert, Shy, Socially Anxious: What’s the Difference?

While introversion, shyness, and social anxiety are all interrelated, they are actually quite different. Understanding the distinctions between them is important in order to accurately identify and receive the kind of help that will be most beneficial. Once you have an accurate diagnosis, you can begin treating the root cause and managing your symptoms. Promises …

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Understanding Compulsive Self-Mutilation

Skin picking, nail-biting, hair-pulling—it’s not uncommon to occasionally fuss with your hair or pick at an annoying scab. For some people, however, that fussing turns into a compulsive behavior that is both destructive and embarrassing. From constantly biting one’s nails to cutting one’s skin when strong emotions hit, these repetitive behaviors often have a serious …

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What Are The Long-Term Effects of Xanax?

Xanax, which is the brand name of the prescription drug alprazolam, is one of the most popular anxiety drugs in the United States. It is used to treat mental health issues like anxiety disorders and panic disorders. It is among the most frequently prescribed medicines in the benzodiazepine family. However, it is also considered highly …

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Anxiety vs. Depression

On the surface, anxiety and depression seem entirely dissimilar. After all, people imagine anxiety as something more active and pressing, while depression is more of a backdrop. But when it comes to anxiety vs. depression, people struggling with them find few differences. Instead of the differences between anxiety and depression, there are many more similarities—and …

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Anxiety Statistics on College Campuses

In recent years, anxiety has replaced depression as the No. 1 mental health concern for college students. Anxiety statistics tell a tale of anxiety symptoms running rampant on campus, as students must deal with academic pressures and life challenges that are stretching them to the breaking point. If your child is currently in college or …

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