Category Archives: Anxiety

Ways to Deal With Difficulties: Problem-Focused and Emotion-Focused Coping

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When we face stressful life events, we typically use many kinds of coping strategies to deal with them. Sometimes we confront problems, and sometimes we      avoid problems.  Continue reading

How People Pick Up Anxiety Through Classical Conditioning

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This post gives an account of the processes that are involved in the learning of anxiety. More specifically, it will consider the theory of classical conditioning. Continue reading

The Effects of Glutamate in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

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Anxiety disorders are some of the most frequent psychological disorders, and the processes involved in fear conditioning seem to be the same across species, i.e. the same neural structures may be involved. Continue reading

A Brief Overview of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a psychological disorder that might occur after someone has witnessed or experienced a traumatic event. Only a small number of people who have experienced a trauma actually develops PTSD. It is estimated that the majority of people have experienced at least one traumatic event by the age of 45. Continue reading

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