maftab92

maftab92
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I am a clinical psychologist from Pakistan. I am running my own clinic to help people overcome psychological problems.
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Experience over the past decade has demonstrated how to address HIV among young people. In countries with concentrated epidemics, programs and resources must focus on adolescents and youth who engage in risky behaviors, including injecting drugs, selling sex and men who have sex with ...
The Lost Soul is a true story of one of my clients who was using hash (marijuana). This story is written by me and being published with her consent. I believe her case history will be an eye opener for many of us.
This is a true story of one of my clients and being published with her consent.
Usually parents get worried about their children if they are not doing well in their studies. It is natural to get concerned. This article intends to discuss a few simple steps, which can help your child do well in studies.
Millions of people from all over the world are suffering from diabetes. There are variations in the symptoms and nature of disease but the common feature is the excessive sugar in the blood and it’s passing out in the urine.
Headache is a commonly reported problem affecting people from all walks of life and all age groups including children. Headache is so common amongst the working class that they always carry pain killers with them and some of these people take a few tablets daily.
Goal setting is simply having a clear plan and a future vision of where you want to be somewhere in the future.
Social anxiety is characterized by a marked and persistent fear of one or more social or performance situations in which the person is exposed to unfamiliar people or to possible scrutiny by others.
Panic attack usually occurs out of the blue even when apparently the person is in a relaxed state of mind or while sleeping. After that it becomes a vicious cycle. The person will develop a fear or a sense of apprehension of having another panic attack and because of the fear he will ...
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which great physical harm occurred or was threatened. Traumatic events that may trigger PTSD include violent, personal assaults, natural disasters, accidents...
According to DSM IV, Acute Stress Disorder is diagnosed when a person is exposed to a traumatic event. In that particular event the person experienced, witnessed, or was confronted with an event or events that involved actual or threatened death or serious injury, or a threat to the p...
Though weight gain is associated with genetic reasons and over eating but there are other contributing factors, which we tend to neglect. These factors could be physical health problems or mental health issues.
We usually think that children don’t experience any problem. We think they are enjoying life. It might be true because they can divert their focus from their issues to other things. Diversion is not the solution as it might cause many problems in the long run. In their adulthood the...
Stress is a normal physiological response to a dangerous situation or event. The body goes through a number of changes, which is a Nature’s way to help us out. Prolonged stress can cause serious health conditions.
Self esteem is usually defined as the way you look at yourself-“how much you like yourself” and “how much you value yourself”. But self esteem is much more than that. Today’s theories of self esteem look at it as the integrated sum of “Self Efficacy” and “Self Respect...
Depression is usually treated with antidepressant medicines. These medicines are useful but have a number of side effects. So there is no harm trying out natural remedies to treat depression. In case of severe depression when the individual is having suicidal ideations, one must seek ...
Serotonin is a neurotransmitter, which plays an important role in the biochemistry of depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety disorders. This neurotransmitter regulates the onset of sleep, sensory perception, mood changes, body temperature, hyperacusis (noise sensitivity) and Photoph...
In day to day life there are situations when we feel low, sad or depressed. This condition is also known as “blues”. Major depression is much more than just a passing of a “blue mood”, a "bad day" or “temporary reaction” to a specific event.
Grief is a very strong emotion and a natural reaction to loss caused by a major life change. There are no quick fixes to grieve. Grief never really goes away, but the impact of loss lessens over time.
The way you think has a direct influence on how one feels and behaves in day to day life. If you think of a successful outcome in any area of your life, it will increase your chances of being successful. On the other hand if your mind is preoccupied with complications, doubts and fear...
Sleep is one of the basic needs of human body. We need to sleep well to continue with our day to day activities. Children sleep more than adults. An adult needs 6-8 hours sleep depending on individual needs. Some adults need more than 8 hours of sleep a day but elderly people need les...
Instead of giving Ritalin to children with ADHD one should consider an alternative method because Ritalin has many side effects. It may cause reduced appetite and weight loss, stomachaches, insomnia. More seriously, stimulants may cause tics and Tourette’s syndrome. Moreover, stimul...
Attention Deficit Disorder with hyperactivity (ADHD) is a common problem. Children with ADHD are usually get neglected by their parents and teachers. Usually it is considered to be a simple behavioral problem and not handled seriously. ADHD is not a behavioral problem rather a serious...
Fibromyalgia syndrome is a chronic condition of widespread pain and profound fatigue. The pain tends to be felt as diffuse aching or burning, often described as head to toe. It may be worse at some times than at others. It may also change location, usually becoming more severe in part...
Learn to practice meditation on daily basis and you will let go all the tension from your body. It will make you feel relaxed, improve your mental faculties, heal your emotional wounds and healing of the body.
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