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Panic attacks and panic disorder
Panic attacks and panic disorders have distinct features that set them apart, read more to learn how to identify symptoms of each condition.
Agoraphobia is linked to panic disorder, and can impact a person's ability to work or socialise with friends and family.
Phobias are persistent, irrational fears. Learn more about phobias from trusted sources.
If you have ongoing fears and worries that cause distress and stop you from doing things, you may have an anxiety disorder — find out more here.
Psychotherapy is a group of therapies designed to help someone change their thinking patterns and improve their coping skills.
Serotonin is a chemical substance that controls wellbeing and happiness. Not having enough serotonin is thought to contribute to depression. Learn more here, including how serotonin levels can be adjusted.
If you become suddenly aware of your heartbeat, especially if it's faster or harder, you could be having palpitations. Learn how to spot the signs and the causes of heart palpitations.
Separation anxiety disorder commonly occurs among young children. However, it is now also recognised as a condition that can affect adults.
Online therapy (eTherapy)
eTherapy, online counselling or online therapy refers to psychological support, therapy, education and assistance delivered via the internet or an online platform.
Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT)
Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy (talk therapy) that helps a person to identify and change unhealthy or damaging thinking habits.