Category Archives: Expert Guest Articles

An introduction to Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) has for a long time been an under recognised and an under researched area in mental health. This has led to a lot of people suffering in silence and not being able to access the help they need. Over the last couple of years, BDD has been receiving a greater input…
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Movie Stars, Social Anxiety and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

All Movie Stars Like being the Centre of Attention Don't They? It may seem strange that celebrities who have Social Anxiety would want to be a 'star', as by very definition it means you are the centre of attention, but Social Anxiety doesn’t mean you have to be an introvert. In fact, it is common…
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Help in Overcoming phobias: Why breaking habits is so important

Do you live in fear of encountering a spider in your house?   Or does the thought of being out alone and having a panic attack keep you inside or force you to always have a ‘safe’ person with you?  We all have fears, but for most of us their impact is minimal.  However, if your…
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