Generalised Anxiety Disorder

Generalised Anxiety Disorder: Symptoms and Treatments

When does anxiety become a problem? We will all experience anxiety at some stage of our lives, but some of us will be diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. For a diagnosis to be made, the anxiety must have a disabling … Read More

Triggers of anxiety

Common Triggers of Anxiety

So either your doctor has diagnosed you with anxiety, or you have familiarised yourself with the signs and symptoms. But you’re unsure of why you feel this way. Well, this probably doesn’t help you very much when I say, there are usually many triggers, not just one. But let’s see if we can narrow them down. These are just some of the most common triggers of anxiety. … Read More

post natal depression vs post natal anxiety

New Mums: Anxious or Depressed?

Most new mums are aware of postnatal depression, but equally as prevalent is postnatal anxiety. Conception to the postnatal period is the most common time for women to experience anxiety. Interestingly, it is estimated that 1800 new parents are diagnosed … Read More

Anxiety vs Behavioural Disorders

The Distinction Between Anxiety and Behavioural Disorders

Anxiety is common amongst those aged 4-17 years, second only to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in its prevalence in Australia. But how can you tell when your child is experiencing anxiety rather than depression or a behavioural condition? Anxiety … Read More

Bullying - the faces behind the statistics

Schoolyard Bullying: The Faces Behind the Statistics

As we mark Anti-Bullying Day across Australia, it’s important to look at the impact on people beyond the statistics.   The Stats Around one in four children aged 10 to 15 experience bullying regularly. Frequent bullying was highest in Year … Read More

anxious girl

Childhood Anxiety: Know the Signs

Anxiety is a feeling we all experience at some time in our lives. You know the feelings I’m talking about, butterflies in your tummy, heart racing and dry mouth when you have that work presentation to make in front of … Read More

anxiety

Introduction to Anxiety for Mum and Kids

Anxiety disorders are common in all age groups, however, a recent Australian government report has found anxiety is the second most common mental health condition amongst those aged 4-17 after Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Around seven per cent or … Read More