Someone suffering from panic disorder experiences recurrent and intense panic attacks. The symptoms of a panic attack are sudden palpitations, the feeling of choking, chest pain and vertigo.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a phobic anxiety disorder. Its primary symptoms include obsessive thoughts and actions the person has no choice but to compulsively obey. Obsessive-compulsive disorder means that the symptoms constantly repeat themselves, causing significant anxiety or suffering.
Generalised anxiety disorder
If the feeling of anxiety and distress has lasted over six months, it may be considered a mental disorder.
Workplace bullying is emotional violence that can present itself as, gossiping, belittling other people’s work, being assigned tasks below one's level, denigrating someone’s reputation, making work more difficult, social isolation or, in general, poor treatment.
Liisa is a 15-year-old girl, who is doing well at school and exercises on a regular basis. In addition to her hobbies, she also takes a long run almost every night. Liisa has lost a considerable amount of weight within the last year. She only nibbles at her food during family meals.
What is mental health?
The WHO (2013) defines mental health as a state of well-being in which every individual realises their own potential and can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively, and is able to make a contribution to their community.
Toivoa kirjallisuudesta -kampanja
Rakenna siis kalliolle toivos linna, jota myrskyt eivät kaada, kirjoitti Aleksis Kivi. Kiven sanat eivät vanhene. Toivon kokeminen on edellytys jokaisen hyvinvoinnille. Kirjoja lukemalla voimme inspiroitua, saada kannustusta ja voimaa toiveittemme toteuttamiseen.
Mental health is not a permanent or unchangeable state; instead, the mental resources of an individual vary according to situations and experiences in life.
Inadequate livelihood and other financial difficulties have a profound effect on life. The number of people suffering from financial difficulties grows in times of recession, which is why financial difficulties are again something more people are experiencing.
Violence comes in many different forms. As a basic classification, it can be either physical or mental. Violence can involve hitting or kicking or, for example, hurting someone with words or otherwise causing mental stress and suffering.