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How to Overcome Social Anxiety

Anxiety is a disorder that affects millions of individuals worldwide, regardless of gender, age, and race. Dealing with the overwhelming feeling of social anxiety can lead to depression, social withdrawal, sadness, feelings of hopelessness and suicidal thoughts. Understanding social anxiety and how to cope with it personally is a way to move forward in your

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Why Am I Depressed: A Parents Guide to Understanding Depression

Studies are on-going asking the same questions surrounding school-aged children and depression. Does bullying cause depression? Do children who are depressed actually attract bullies? While the results of the studies do remain inconclusive, they also call to attention the fact that parents must be proactive when hearing their children ask yet another question, “why am

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What Are Anxiety Attack Symptoms?

Anxiety is a normal thing. Facing challenges, stressful situations, or even facing an incredibly expected moment can bring anxiety; situations such as exams, dates, job interviews, waiting for important news, are all perfect examples of situations that bring anxiety. But if these situations apparently run the life of an individual, and if they are just

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Why Your Child is Constantly Irritable

Everyone feels irritable from time to time, which is perfectly normal. However, feeling irritable on a regular basis usually signifies an underlying problem, whether it is stress-related or due to some other issue. If you are concerned about your child’s emotional health, then you should try to get to the root of the problem. There

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How to Define Agoraphobia Today?

Most people experience some type of anxiety at one time in their life. Some anxiety is normal for people who are in new or unfamiliar situations. If anxiety happens often to the point of being debilitating, it can signal a greater problem. Frequent episodes of intense fear and anxiety are often associated with agoraphobia. Learn How

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Rivkahh Horowitz on Bullying and Anxiety

Rivkah Horowitz has over 20 years of experience in therapy, with a BA from University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA), BSW from McGill University (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) and MSW from University of Montreal (Montreal, Quebec, Canada). She talks to NoBullying.com about Bullying and Anxiety. The interview on Bullying and Anxiety can also be found here

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How to Face Your Fears

Fear is something that is learned. As children, we are naturally curious. We are cautious but willing to learn as much as we can about the world around us. We become fearful once we have been hurt, physically, mentally or emotionally. Often times, fear comes from hearing others recount their experiences. For many people fear

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The World of Victimization Today

Victimization:it is something just about everyone will experience this at least once in their life. However, for some, becoming a victim is traumatic and life altering. Some become victimized to the point that they contemplate hurting themselves or even committing suicide. Others actually turn their victimization in perpetration. Children and teenagers and extremely easy targets

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Bullying Reasons: Is There A Solution?

Bullying has become a rampant issue for all parents to deal with today. They either have a child who is a victim of bullying, or they are a parent or guardian to a child who has become the bully. What are the bullying reasons and what would make a child a victim of bullying? We

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Irish Mental Health Issues: Teens and Depression–Problem and Solution

One of the top Irish mental health issues facing Ireland involves young people. The Irish Times reports that one in three young people in Ireland are likely to experience some type of mental health disorder by their teenage years. The rate of mental health disorders among Irish young people is higher than that in Great

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Depression and Bullying, are they connected?

So what about depression and bullying? Alexandria is such a pretty kid, in all other ways, lovely. We are standing in line and I hear a childlike voice saying cruel things to the other kids. “You’re so ugly, we should let you die.” “Nobody likes boys like you and nobody ever will.” Then I figure

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The Cyber Bullying Canada Version

The Cyber Bullying Canada Version With our technology growing so rapidly it is no wonder that often the technology and crimes related to outpace the laws that we have in place. While there are plenty of laws that prohibit the harassment of a person in the face to face nature, there are still few that

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