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The overlap between depression and anxiety

The overlap between depression and anxiety

  The overlap between depression and anxiety I had hoped this year would be off to a good start but annoyingly, depression has raised it’s ugly head again. Suddenly, I realised I was withdrawing from others, spending more time sleeping and feeling very unenthused about […]

The cause of anxiety

The cause of anxiety

  The cause of anxiety In cognitive behavioural therapy, we refer to the anxiety equation. The anxiety equation shows the cause of anxiety. Overestimation of the threat ____________________________________  =  Anxiety Underestimation of ability to cope Anxiety is always caused by our overestimation of the perceived […]