The feeling of unease experienced by a person, when faced with a perceived threat. (akin to nervousness and/or fear.) Anxiety encompasses a complex range of symptoms and triggers; ranging from a useful tool to protect the self or another, to the emotionally crippling effects of pathological anxiety. ...
David Burns in his self-help book about overcoming depression, anxiety and interpersonal problems called The Feeling Good Handbook¹ states: ...neurotic anxiety results from distorted thoughts that ...
I have recently read interesting article about Morita therapy. I have a hard time finding articles,books or research on this subject, and how it works in the West since this therapy was developed and ...
Giulio Cesare Giacobbe is an expert of psychosynthesis. In one of his books (Alla Ricerca delle Coccole Perdute) he speaks of childish, neurotic people. He says most people are childish and neurotic. ...
Is there any research or clues about whether anxious/calm people are more/less likely to be inventive / creative / develop innovations? I am interested about this both on an individual and cultural ...
I'm an Electronics Engineer and I work in Software Development. I'm on SSRIs, for years for different conditions, like bipoar, GAD, ..etc. I feel that my problem solving abilities really dropped ...
How effective have cognitive behavioral therapy type techniques been shown and proven to work for anxiety based on published literature? Citations please.
Why are people afraid of things that they know are harmless or non-existent? For example: Why do horror films/stories leave people scared after they have finished? Someone may see a harmless spider ...
I was at a professional development seminar today, and the presenter, while being interesting and knowing his subject admitted to being nervous and was speaking very fast. I know I do this when I am ...