OCD Symptoms

OCD Symptoms- It is normal, on occasion to go and double check the things that we all missed or not remembered. For instance, checking ‘the door is locked or not’, ‘checking pocket for a wallet’. But what if this loop keeps repeating for ‘n’ number of time. This medical condition is known as obsessive-compulsive disorder […]

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12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymo...

Are you in search of the best recovery process for yourself or for your close one to come out of Alcohol addiction? You are not alone. It is possible with 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous programs. What are these 12 step programs helping quit alcohol and how do they work? Alcoholics Anonymous is a process of […]

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder ...

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a chronic disorder that is characterized by feelings of fear, unreasonable or obsessive thoughts such as a person feels the need to repeat a task like washing his/her hands repetitively even when it is unnecessary or arranging the objects over and over again. This can even lead to severe OCD that […]

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What is OCD?

What is OCD behavior!- Nation Institute of Mental Health states that about 2 percent of the population currently suffers from OCD- Which is comparatively higher than the individuals who are suffering from other illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar and ADHD. Researchers believe that both environmental and neurobiological predispositions collectively play a vital role wherein the individual […]

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Types of Addiction

Anything taken to an excessive level can result in addiction.  The types of addiction range from the substance like alcohol to behaviors like gambling. Dependence can be both emotional and behavioral.  Common symptoms are seen in addiction: Numerous failed attempts to stop the behavior Withdrawal symptoms Lack of Control over the intake Risk-Taking Behavior Being secretive about their addictive […]

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Coping With Emotions Symptoms and Control

Human beings are essentially emotional being. Many of our emotions are positive and healthy. Some of them are negative and unhealthy. Coping with emotions is necessarily managing negative emotions and nurturing positive emotions. It involves identifying one’s own emotions, being aware of the fact that how emotions influence health and behavior and learning appropriate emotional reactions. Inappropriate and disproportionate expression of emotions like anger, fear, anxiety, and sadness will have negative effect on our health.

Emotions comprise an important past of ones personality. They determine the nature of interpersonal and social interaction and significantly contribute to one’s psychological and physical well being. Emotional maturity indicates better adjustment and health. In other words emotional maturity is a result of thinking and learning unlike intelligence and other abilities, an individual can be trained to trim his emotion at any given age of life, but childhood and adolescent year are the best period to do so.

Lack of emotional control can lead to various difficulties especially among adolescents like.

– Impulsivity
– Irritability
– Anger outbursts
– Picking up fights easily
– Indulging in violent behavior
– Poor interpersonal relationship with siblings, parents, peer, teachers
– Crying spells
– Mood disturbances
– Feeling being neglected/ rejected
– Unhealthily competition
– Scholastic backwardness
– Anxiety
– Feeling depressed

Physiological problems
Headache
Stomachache
Other body pain & aches
Nausea & vomiting
Poor digestion
Hysterical fits (pseudo seizures)
Asthma & other breathing problem
Allergies
Coping skills training:

Coping with emotions mainly involves identifying enhancing those positive emotions which promote an individual health & well being, and on the other hand identifying and handling those negative emotions which are harmful to individuals physical, psychological & spiritual well being this learning can help them to utilize their positive emotions for success in the different arena of life.

Training in coping with emotions involves the following points, this in also known as emotional literacy.

-Identifying one’s own emotions:
Being aware of ones feelings and emotions. Identifying and experiencing emotions constantly and self monitoring of emotion as they occur.

Managing emotions:
Learning to express appropriate emotions. Capacity to soothe oneself shake off immense anxiety, and ability to rationalize failures and set back so as to recover from irritability gloominess and depression.

Motivating oneself:
Using emotions positively in the service of a goal. This helps to focus on positive aspects of life. Enhance self –motivation, mastery & creativity.

Emotional self-control:
Delaying gratification and stifling impulsiveness. This ability pushes an individual for outstanding performances.

Recognizing emotions in others:
Empathy or ability to take perspective of others. This ability is helpful for “people skills” and “social skills”.

Handling relationships :
The art of relationship is, in large part a skill in managing others. This ability helps in developing leadership qualities & interpersonal effectiveness.
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