Month: October 2017

Symptoms of Insomnia Disorder

Originally found on https://psychcentral.com/disorders/insomnia-symptoms/ The predominant complaint in insomnia disorder is difficulty initiating or maintaining sleep, or nonrestorative sleep, occurring at least 3 nights per week for at least 3 months, despite adequate opportunity for sleep. The sleep disturbance (or associated daytime fatigue) causes clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of…

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Anxiety Attack Symptoms: Signs, Duration and Complications

Originally found on https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/307863.php An anxiety or “panic” attack is a sudden feeling of terror so intense that the individual experiencing it fears a total loss of control or imminent death. The attack usually occurs without warning and has no obvious cause. It may even wake a person from their sleep. In addition to this incredible…

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Review provides insights into principles of Neurofeedback technique

Originally found on https://www.news-medical.net/news/20160920/Review-provides-insights-into-principles-of-neurofeedback-technique.aspx Neurofeedback is a technique used for the treatment of clinical disorders (like depression, anxiety, chronic pain, ADHD, and schizophrenia etc.) and enhancement of brain performance.  It is based on the “self-regulation” of brain activations underpinned by the principles of feedback control systems. Feedback systems can be found in areas such as cybernetics,…

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How Insomnia Is Diagnosed?

Originally found on https://www.emedicinehealth.com/insomnia/page5_em.htm#how_insomnia_is_diagnosed The health-care professional will begin an evaluation of insomnia with a complete medical history. As with all medical evaluations, a complete medical history and physical examination are important aspects of assessment and treatment of insomnia. The health-care professional will seek to identify any medical or psychological illness that may be contributing to…

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