Posts Tagged ‘disorder’

About Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders are common mental health problems that affect many people. Everyone experiences anxiety and fear at times – these are normal and helpful human emotions that help us deal with danger. Anxiety becomes a disorder when it is irrational, excessive, and when it interferes with a person’s ability to function in daily life. Often…

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Types of Depression

Major Depression (Major Depressive Disorder) Major depression is the technical term used by health professionals and researchers to describe the most common type of depression. This type of depression can be described as mild, moderate or severe. Melancholia Melancholia is an older term for depression and is still sometimes used to describe a more severe…

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Youth Mental Health Issues

Mental health disorders that emerge during the formative years of childhood can have a lasting impact on the health and well-being of the individual and on the lives of those around them. Unlike many other health conditions, the experience of a mental health disorder is unique to the individual, meaning that the impact of the…

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Social Skills

A social skill is any competence facilitating communication and interaction with others. Social rules and relations are communicated, created, and changed in nonverbal and verbal ways. The process of learning these skills is called socialization. Interpersonal skills to relate to one another are essential for socialization. Interpersonal skills are the interpersonal acts a person uses to interact with others, which…

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