Stress, Fear, Anxiety, Panic Attack and Depression
Intervention and Management
A sustained chronic narrow-focus, intense attention and exposure to a positive or a negative personal experience. Conscious or OTC origin.
The fears experienced when we are thinking and worrying about something. It is thought-mind origin.
Accelerated and recycled anxiety
An illness of mind-body. It is very common. And is treatable. Two millions cases in UK each year. Churchill and Victoria had it...
Physical: Insomnia, mental and body slow, Appetite gain/loss, loss of interest in relationship-sex, tiredness, constipation, period problems, headaches...
Low mood, loss of interest-involvement, emotional emptiness, anxiety, depressive-negative thoughts, poor concentration and memory, delusions, hallucinations, suicidal impulse...
Causes of symptoms:
Chemical and hormone deficiencies in the brain. Brain is like a bundle of telephone wires. Transmitting and receiving messages within the brain, and to and from the other parts of the body. Some of the messages are sent by electrical impulses, others depend on the release and transmission of particular chemicals called: neurotransmitters.
Dopamine, Serotonin, Noradrenalin
Corticotrophin-CRF, Adrenocorticotrophic hormone-ACTH, Adrenaline, Cortisol. All interact in the production of fear, anxious and anxiety states = depression.
Intervention and Management
NLP - Cognitive Therapy
Causes of depression-factors:
Any of the following factors can make one prone to having-developing depression; Genes. Personality. Family environment. Thinking style. Stressful-life events. Not being in control. Physical illness. Lack of day light (SAD).
Stress, Physical illness, Drugs-medications. Winter season etc....
a. Light b. Moderate c. Severe
Reactive. Endogenous. Neurotic. Psychotic. Bipolar-Manic. Unipolar. Retarded. Dysthymia. Organic. SAD - Seasonal Affective Disorder.
- Psychological - Talking Therapies: NLP - Cognitive Therapy. Cognitive Behaviour. Analytical. Psychotherapy. Interpersonal etc...
- Drug-medication: Antidepressants (see below)
- Physical treatments: Electroconvulsive Therapy - ECT
Types of antidepressants:
Tricyclic. Tricyclic-like. SSRI. MAOI. Others...
First, consult your GP. Take a long break. Accept the challenge. Talk things over. Change life style. Contact groups. Exercise. Treat-look after yourself. Diet. Alcohol control. Sleep. Stress management. Relaxation. DBT-Diaphragmatic Breathing Technique (sg), Hypnosis. Acupuncture. Reflexology. Autogenic.....
- BMA-British Medical Assoc. Family Doctor Books, Dr. K. McKenzie
- Depression. The Way Out of Your Prison, Dr Dorothy Rowe
- S. Gul. BSc NLP & AL Master Practitioner. Life and Sport Coach
For Intervention and NLP Cognitive Therapy