Anxiety And Defense Mechanisms

Source: yourmindmatters.net.au Anxiety is an aversive inner state that people seek to avoid or escape. In layman’s term, it is being worried or getting concerned, preoccupied, getting tense over a person, situation or something. Humans seek to reduce anxiety through defense mechanisms. This was introduced by Sigmund Freud in his theory of Psychoanalysis explaining that defense …

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Anxiety Disorders And ADHD

  Anxiety disorders and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD have overlapping components. Based on research, about 25% of children who are diagnosed with ADHD are also suffering from Anxiety Disorder. It is also noted that kids with Anxiety Disorder may manifest ADHD symptoms. In fact, children who experience Separation Anxiety or Overanxious Disorder are …

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