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Posts filed under: Anxiety

Normalizing Pandemic Anxiety Concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19) are warranted right now, given that it has been designated a global pandemic, and the vaccine for the virus is not yet available. While optimal levels of anxiety can help us to plan...
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Everyone has their own way of responding to the outbreak of the Coronavirus and its subsequent impact on our daily lives.  Some are only minimally concerned, whereas others are glued to any updates about the spread and fatality rates of...
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Although there is great variation in how OCD is manifested, it is helpful to first understand the common ground of these manifestations: compulsions and obsessions.  Obsessions are “persistent impulses, ideas and images that intrude into a person’s thinking and cause...
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Defining Anxiety Definition—Anxiety can be defined as an unpleasant affective (mood) experience marked by a significant degree of apprehensiveness about the potential appearance of aversive or harmful events. Anxiety is among one of the most common precipitants motivating people to...
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