The Importance of a Multivitamin for Emetophobics

If emetophobia keeps you from eating properly, it is a good idea to take a multivitamin to help fill in the gaps when it comes to your nutritional intake. High-quality, food-based multivitamins provide high levels of vitamin B (which is especially helpful for individuals who are prone to anxiety).

Anxiety and the Importance of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Increase the amount of serotonin in your brain by eating a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids! By simply eating more fish, or taking an omega-3 supplement, you are likely to experience some relief from your emetophobia symptoms. Read the following article, written by Dr. Barry Sears, to learn more!

Are Psychiatrists ‘Over-Diagnosing’ Anxiety Disorders?

Chances are that you know someone who has an anxiety disorder. Every year the number of people diagnosed with anxiety-related illness increases. Even celebrities have publicly admitted to suffering with anxiety or depression. This has brought much more awareness to mental illness and mental health in general. But some people are protesting the new trend of diagnosing anxiety. Find out what's being said about anxiety diagnosis and what may change in the future.

The Relation of Childhood Violence to Adult Mental Illness

Recently there have been a lot of books and articles for parents on how to discipline your children without being overly harsh. Unlike in the past, physical punishment is generally seen as unnecessary and excessive. Some methods used even twenty years ago are now seen as abusive. According to new research, even milder forms of physical discipline may have harmful psychological effects.

Former Soccer Star Suffers from Depression, Panic Attacks

If you feel overwhelmed by your own battle with depression or anxiety, it may help to know you aren't alone. It really is true that anyone can be affected by anxiety and depression. European soccer player Darren Eadie knows this better than anyone; he was on top of the world when everything came crashing down. Read about how the athlete says he fell into a long-term depression and how he says he finally worked through it.

Spider-Man’s Leading Lady Had Panic Attacks

You've probably seen the face of actress Emma Stone in numerous magazines and commercials. Stone is an accomplished celebrity known for starring in Easy A and in the new Spider-Man movie. But she wasn't always so confident and successful. Read about the Stone's history with an anxiety disorder and what she did to cope.

Friggatriskaidekaphobia: Phobia of Friday the 13th

Are you superstitious? Do you become paralyzed by fear every time that a Friday the 13th rolls around? If so, you are not alone. Fear of Friday the 13th is so common that it is estimated that businesses in the U.S. lose a total of over $800 million dollars when ever a Friday and the 13th of any given month coincide.

Incredibly Long List of Phobias

Phobias come in all forms. Read about some of the more unusual phobias out there, including: the fear of flowers (anthrophobia), the fear of gravity (barophobia), the fear of comets (cometophobia), the fear of blushing (ereuthrophobia), the fear of fog (homichlophobia), the fear of metal (metallophobia), and the fear of the color purple (porphyrophobia).