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  1. Anxiety Disorders

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    Anxiety is our body’s response to stress and danger, but in today’s world most of the ‘dangers’ we face day to day are not ones we can fight with our fists or run away from easily. ...

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  2. Are You a Healthy Caregiver?

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      PDF | More info sheets Author: Family Caregivers of British Columbia   Many caregivers understand the importance of caring for themselves, and yet, in another breath, say things like, "I feel overwhelmed," "I'm stressed out," &q ...

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  3. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults

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    Everyone feels distracted and restless at times. For the most of us, the feelings pass and we can easily get back to work. Some people struggle with these problems for many years. ...

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  4. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Youth

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    There are times when children just can’t seem to concentrate. This isn’t a huge problem for most kids—they can regain their focus and get back on task fairly easily. But it’s a serious problem for others. ...

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  5. Avoidance

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      More info sheets Author: Anxiety Canada   Avoidance is one of many survival mechanisms designed to protect us from danger. If you've ever had food poisoning from what seemed like a healthy piece of fish, you know it will be a long time before you e ...

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  6. Back to School Guide for Parents of Young Kids

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    Back to school can be tough. Here are some tips to help manage the stress. ...

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  7. Being Active

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      More info sheets Author: Anxiety Canada   Being Active: The Facts You know that exercise is healthy for your body, but don't forget that it's also a great way to manage stress, anxiety and mood. Top 10 reasons to exercise for your psychologica ...

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  8. Bipolar Disorder

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    Bipolar disorder is a type of mood disorder. It's made up of two parts: mania (high mood) and depression (low mood). ...

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  9. Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Aboriginal people

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    PDF Version   Download PDF | More Fact Sheets Bipolar disorder is an illness in which people have mood swings that are out of proportion to what is going on in their lives. You experience emotional highs (called mania) and lows (called depression), with p ...

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  10. Bipolar Disorder: Effects on the family

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder characterized by extreme changes in moods. It is an illness that not only affects the individual but their family and friends as well. Liv ...

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