Posts archive for April, 2013

Symptoms of Attachment Disorder

Before discussing symptoms of Attachment Disorder let’s define what it is.  Reactive attachment disorder is a problem with social interaction that occurs when a child’s most basic emotional and physical needs are neglected, particularly when the child is an infant.  These would be the need for physical safety, touching, food […]

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What Causes Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

People often ask what causes Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?  To answer this question studies have been done to determine what causes Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).  These studies have shown that a combination of environmental and biological factors are likely involved in what causes Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Our brain is a very complex […]

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How Common is Anxiety?

Anxiety is a state of angst or worry characterized by somatic, emotional cognitive and/or behavioral symptoms.  Individuals usually experience symptoms of this because of a feeling of fear or concern.  Everyone experiences some degree of this at various stages in life, related to differing factors.  However, those who have experienced […]

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