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Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is probably one of the most distressing human emotions. Anxiety disorders can now be differentiated by means of specific, well-researched, diagnostic criteria. Select information on a specific anxiety disorder below.

Social phobia – listen to Prof Christine Lochner

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OCD- listen to Prof Christine Lochner

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Good Mental Health Away From Home Starts Before College

When Eliza Lanzillo went off to college, she was excited to leave behind her old school, her old routines—and her […]

Confronting Your Mental Health

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OCD: Symptoms, Signs & Risk Factors

Social signs of OCD: What to look for.

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Luister na Prof Christine Lochner en Alex Doruyter

Why Mental Illness Is As Serious As This Life-Threatening Disease

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Your portable guide to stress relief

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Anxiety disorders

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Doctor’s Column: Differentiating between normal and abnormal anxiety

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