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Toxic relationships

Toxic relationships – definition A toxic relationship is a relationship characterised by behaviours on the part of a toxic partner damaging to their partner, either emotionally, physically or both. While a healthy relationship contributes to our self-esteem and emotional energy, a toxic relationship damages self-esteem and drains energy. Even a good relationship may have its …

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Emotional triggers

Understand your emotional triggers – and how to deal with them The world can be great and beautiful, but it can also be evil and scary. Some have to endure hardships or deal with traumatic experiences. Such past experiences can affect the way we respond to events in the present. Then emotional triggers can cause …

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Brain Fog

Do you know Brain Fog?

Do you know moments like that: you are exhausted, sluggish, forgetful, unfocused, and even somehow confused? Then you may have experienced brain fog. Brain Fog is very real and widespread. It is associated with described feelings and can last for a few minutes or even years. While not a disease in and of itself, it …

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Non-specific environmental syndrome – definition

Nonspecific environmental syndrome definition Non-specific environmental syndrome – definition Somatization syndromes in environmental medicine include The Idiopathic Environmental Intolerance IEI = acquired disorders with numerous and recurring complaints in connection with diverse environmental influences that are well tolerated by the majority of the population. The complaints cannot be explained by a known medical or psychiatric …

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Neurosis – Definition

Neurosis definition-[/whohit | Neurosis – definition Neuroses are a group of psychogenic diseases with either (a) Psychological symptoms or (b) Somatic disorders or (c) Impairment of certain areas of personality. Neurosis: psychological symptoms Fears Constraints Depression Histrionic behaviours Neurosis: somatic disorders Psychosomatic disorders Neurosis: impairment of personality areas Inhibitions Self-uncertainty Emotional lability Sigmund Freud defined …

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Hypochondriacal Disorder – Definition

[whohit-Hypochondriacal Disorder Definition Hypochondriacal Disorder = persistent excessive fear of suffering from a serious physical illness, although no organic cause can be found for the largely unspecific physical symptoms. (ICD 10 F45.2) Synonym: DSM-5 “Disease Anxiety Disorder” Etymology: The term hypochondria was derived from the assumption that these were disorders of organs “under the ribs” …

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder – Definition

Obsessive compulsive disorder Obsessive-compulsive disorder   = at least 2 weeks of recurring and persistent ideas, thoughts, impulses and behaviors, that impose themselves against internal resistance are experienced as nonsensical, exaggerated or excruciating by those affected and lead to significant impairment in everyday functions (more than 1 hour / day). (ICD10 F42) Obsessional thoughts are …

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Psychological trauma

Psychological trauma Psychological trauma A psychological trauma is an event that massively overwhelms the integration of perceptions,  feelings and thoughts triggered thereby. By destroying inner cohesion, fear and helplessness are flooding us and override our defenses. (On the other hand, loneliness, worry and tension, if they become permanent, can lead to exhaustion.) Phase progression of a …

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Coronavirus epidemic and the health care system in Germany

Coronavirus epidemic and the health care system in Germany Coronavirus epidemic and the health care system in Germany Coronavirus epidemic: statistics Let us beginn with a series of worrying numbers, that nonetheless  help understanding daily reports on coronaviruses. Around 2,500 people died in Germany every day in 2017, most of them from cardiovascular diseases. Cancer …

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