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#Anxiety

# anxiety - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Mental health impact of pandemic will be with us 'for a long time', experts warn
# Long-term Effects
# Long-term Effects

Mental health impact of pandemic will be with us 'for a long time', experts warn

Aug 19th 2020, 10:12 AM 17,901 Views 34 Comments

The Psychological Society of Ireland has said that young people are being badly affected by the pandemic.

# anxiety - Monday 16 March, 2020

'We're all in this together': How to look after your wellbeing and those around you during the coronavirus outbreak
# Mind Yourself
# Mind Yourself

'We're all in this together': How to look after your wellbeing and those around you during the coronavirus outbreak

Updated Mar 16th 2020, 1:01 PM 77,934 Views 43 Comments

The HSE and WHO have issued mental health guidelines to help people manage the outbreak.

# anxiety - Thursday 5 December, 2019

'We’re not getting past that quarter-final block... we’ve got to unlock what it is'
# Mental Hurdle
From The42
# Mental Hurdle

'We’re not getting past that quarter-final block... we’ve got to unlock what it is'

Dec 5th 2019, 1:00 AM 8,024 Views 21 Comments

The IRFU will be investing more in performance psychology in the years to come.

# anxiety - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Number of teenagers reporting severe anxiety in Ireland doubles since 2012, report finds
# My World Survey
# My World Survey

Number of teenagers reporting severe anxiety in Ireland doubles since 2012, report finds

Nov 19th 2019, 9:19 AM 22,830 Views 72 Comments

That’s according to My World Survey 2, the largest ever study of Ireland’s youth mental health.

# anxiety - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

'I woke up at 3am... I was convinced I was dying'
# Pain
From The42
# Pain

'I woke up at 3am... I was convinced I was dying'

May 22nd 2019, 8:25 PM 52,055 Views 7 Comments

Eileen Ring reflects on a difficult few years after a life-altering incident in November 2013.

# anxiety - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Opinion: CBT and improv helped me to conquer my social anxiety (people-terror)
# Anxiety
# Anxiety

Opinion: CBT and improv helped me to conquer my social anxiety (people-terror)

Jan 19th 2019, 9:30 AM 19,595 Views 15 Comments

‘I’ve failed job interviews, turned down opportunities and ruined relationships because of anxiety’, writes Stephen Buggy.

# anxiety - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

HSE prescriptions for antidepressants and anxiety medications up by two thirds since 2009
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

HSE prescriptions for antidepressants and anxiety medications up by two thirds since 2009

Aug 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 26,887 Views 84 Comments

In one case, prescriptions of an antidepressant rose by 512% for children under 18 over a ten-year period.

# anxiety - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

'Abandoned to the scrap heap': Gardaí describe management attitude to their mental health issues
# Trauma
# Trauma

'Abandoned to the scrap heap': Gardaí describe management attitude to their mental health issues

Jul 25th 2018, 7:29 PM 17,043 Views 42 Comments

More than one in six rank-and-file members of An Garda Síochána may have PTSD.

# anxiety - Friday 13 July, 2018

The Cheeky Girls reveal battle with anorexia, anxiety and depression at the height of their fame
# Cheeky Girls
From The Daily Edge
# Cheeky Girls

The Cheeky Girls reveal battle with anorexia, anxiety and depression at the height of their fame

Jul 13th 2018, 4:38 PM 5,123 Views 0 Comments

The dynamic duo spoke out on the dark side of their fame.

# anxiety - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'It overwhelms me totally. I physically shake. The tone of my voice changes'
# Anxiety
# Anxiety

'It overwhelms me totally. I physically shake. The tone of my voice changes'

Jun 10th 2018, 7:30 PM 60,208 Views 23 Comments

Few men interpret anxiety as a mental health disorder or believe they have this condition, writes Neil Kelders.

# anxiety - Monday 4 June, 2018

Stressed about your Leaving or Junior Cert? Here are some tips to help you stay calm
# Nearly There
# Nearly There

Stressed about your Leaving or Junior Cert? Here are some tips to help you stay calm

Jun 4th 2018, 6:00 PM 18,130 Views 17 Comments

Get plenty of sleep and exercise, and remember that anxiety is normal.

# anxiety - Sunday 20 May, 2018

CEO of St Pat's says the recession created a generation of anxious children
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

CEO of St Pat's says the recession created a generation of anxious children

May 20th 2018, 6:15 AM 16,128 Views 34 Comments

Paul Gilligan said children now are very aware of the importance of doing well in their lives financially.

# anxiety - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Scientists have found a way to flip the fear and courage switches in the brain
# Anxiety
# Anxiety

Scientists have found a way to flip the fear and courage switches in the brain

May 6th 2018, 8:30 AM 21,998 Views 10 Comments

Authors of a new study say this development could help people who suffer from phobias, anxiety and PTSD.

# anxiety - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Ryan Reynolds says he often hides his anxiety disorder behind his sense of humour
# Ryan Reynolds
From The Daily Edge
# Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds says he often hides his anxiety disorder behind his sense of humour

May 3rd 2018, 5:35 PM 5,091 Views 1 Comment

‘I’ve always had anxiety.’

# anxiety - Monday 19 February, 2018

Garda who suffered PTSD after he was attacked by four men awarded €15,000 in compensation
# Waterford
# Waterford

Garda who suffered PTSD after he was attacked by four men awarded €15,000 in compensation

Feb 19th 2018, 5:12 PM 23,098 Views 35 Comments

One of the men also threatened to kill him with an iron bar.

# anxiety - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Panic attacks: 'The walls seemed to close in and I didn't know what was happening'
# Column
# Column

Panic attacks: 'The walls seemed to close in and I didn't know what was happening'

Jan 7th 2018, 7:30 PM 32,144 Views 31 Comments

I was petrified on a daily basis. I didn’t want to go into town or go to a shop, writes Val Robus.

# anxiety - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Stefanie Preissner: 'Each uploaded photo fooled my 800 closest friends that I was happy'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Stefanie Preissner: 'Each uploaded photo fooled my 800 closest friends that I was happy'

Oct 8th 2017, 3:30 PM 14,827 Views 20 Comments

In her first book, Stefanie Preissner looks at growing up and the ways in which her life has changed.

# anxiety - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers
# Turn2MeYouth
# Turn2MeYouth

'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers

Sep 16th 2017, 8:00 AM 16,633 Views 8 Comments

Turn2MeYouth offers online peer support and individual counselling to 16-19 year olds.

# anxiety - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Marian Keyes: 'Don't blame yourself if you can't find the cause of your depression'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Marian Keyes: 'Don't blame yourself if you can't find the cause of your depression'

Sep 9th 2017, 1:10 PM 15,922 Views 14 Comments

Best selling author, Marian Keyes, talked about relationships and mental health on the Late Late Show last night.

# anxiety - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Expert tips for soothing your kids' back-to-school fears... and your own
# The First Day
# The First Day

Expert tips for soothing your kids' back-to-school fears... and your own

Aug 23rd 2017, 4:29 PM 3,186 Views 1 Comment

This can be a stressful time of year for the whole family. But we’ve got some expert tips for dealing with it.

# anxiety - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Anxiety cure? 'I decided instead to stop trying to run away from my anxiety and accept it'
# Column
# Column

Anxiety cure? 'I decided instead to stop trying to run away from my anxiety and accept it'

May 13th 2017, 7:30 PM 12,244 Views 35 Comments

Instead of attacking your anxiety like the enemy, you have to work with it, dealing with both the physical and the emotional symptoms, writes Caroline Foran.

# anxiety - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Column: 'Everybody else seemed to 'get' life. I was lost, so lost, and tired of not feeling okay'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Column: 'Everybody else seemed to 'get' life. I was lost, so lost, and tired of not feeling okay'

May 10th 2017, 8:30 PM 6,169 Views 29 Comments

If someone hadn’t noticed me, I would not be writing these words today, writes Neil Kelders.

# anxiety - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Medical students confess: 'I don't talk about my rape. People might not see me as a capable future doctor'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Medical students confess: 'I don't talk about my rape. People might not see me as a capable future doctor'

Feb 5th 2017, 8:00 PM 1,034 Views 19 Comments

Medical school is inherently stressful. This is heightened when you can’t talk openly about your problems.

# anxiety - Sunday 4 December, 2016

'It really changed everything for me': How magic mushrooms helped treat anxiety in cancer patients
# Psychedelics
# Psychedelics

'It really changed everything for me': How magic mushrooms helped treat anxiety in cancer patients

Dec 4th 2016, 1:00 PM 19,746 Views 48 Comments

A day after taking the psychedelic drug, four in five patients no longer qualified as clinically anxious.

# anxiety - Monday 17 October, 2016

'Don't share so much on social media' - advice for your 20s from those who have been there
# Word From The Wise
# Word From The Wise

'Don't share so much on social media' - advice for your 20s from those who have been there

Oct 17th 2016, 10:30 AM 26,736 Views 13 Comments

Retired people on why you shouldn’t worry ‘until worry worries you’.

# anxiety - Monday 10 October, 2016

Former Cork footballer was 'ferociously punched' during game for being a Garda, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Former Cork footballer was 'ferociously punched' during game for being a Garda, court hears

Oct 10th 2016, 5:34 PM 34,192 Views 0 Comments

Former intercounty player James Masters claims the man who punched him during the 2010 match had repeatedly called him a “pig” prior to the assault.

# anxiety - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Living with France's terror threat: 'You can avoid busy areas, but you'll die of boredom'
# Anxiety
# Anxiety

Living with France's terror threat: 'You can avoid busy areas, but you'll die of boredom'

Aug 7th 2016, 9:00 AM 13,877 Views 98 Comments

“We are afraid but we can’t stop living. The wariness is always there.”

# anxiety - Thursday 2 June, 2016

18 photos that will make every Irish person anxious
# Me Nerves
From The Daily Edge
# Me Nerves

18 photos that will make every Irish person anxious

Jun 2nd 2016, 9:38 PM 14,237 Views 4 Comments

*gulp*

# anxiety - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Depression, bipolar and borderline personality disorder: A long road to diagnosis
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Depression, bipolar and borderline personality disorder: A long road to diagnosis

May 15th 2016, 7:30 AM 43,725 Views 31 Comments

TheJournal.ie speaks to three young people living with mental health conditions.

# anxiety - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

LGBT teenagers are three times more likely to attempt suicide
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

LGBT teenagers are three times more likely to attempt suicide

Mar 22nd 2016, 7:22 AM 11,118 Views 46 Comments

A new survey shows that LGBT teenagers have higher levels of anxiety and depression.

# anxiety - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Be silly, have fun and don't worry what you look like
# Improv Diary
# Improv Diary

Be silly, have fun and don't worry what you look like

Mar 19th 2016, 8:00 PM 20,534 Views 14 Comments

Silence that inner giraffe – or whoever tells you to stay quiet.

# anxiety - Thursday 21 January, 2016

WATCH: Bressie gives impassioned speech about the 'epidemic of this generation'
# Suicide
# Suicide

WATCH: Bressie gives impassioned speech about the 'epidemic of this generation'

Jan 21st 2016, 3:40 PM 50,225 Views 115 Comments

“We simply cannot ignore this anymore. We have to be honest and ask ourselves, ‘Truly are we doing enough?’”

# anxiety - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Has your social circle diminished? Feel isolated but find making friends difficult?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Has your social circle diminished? Feel isolated but find making friends difficult?

Dec 5th 2015, 8:05 PM 3,356 Views 30 Comments

Social anxiety is a problem that affects approximately one in eight Irish people, writes Margaret Walsh.

# anxiety - Friday 27 November, 2015

Some people really aren't happy with the term 'manxiety' that's everywhere this week
# Manxiety
From The Daily Edge
# Manxiety

Some people really aren't happy with the term 'manxiety' that's everywhere this week

Nov 27th 2015, 7:05 PM 3,964 Views 8 Comments

It’s a new word that’s just been coined – and it’s not gone down well with some.

# anxiety - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Mary McEvoy: 'When I'm at my worst, it's like trying to stand up in quicksand'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Mary McEvoy: 'When I'm at my worst, it's like trying to stand up in quicksand'

Oct 20th 2015, 12:38 PM 20,983 Views 8 Comments

Actress Mary McEvoy spoke about her difficulties with mental health as she relaunched the Irish branch of Recovery International.

# anxiety - Monday 12 October, 2015

Support for DJ Nikki Hayes as she opens up about mental health challenges
# It's Ok Not To Be Ok
# It's Ok Not To Be Ok

Support for DJ Nikki Hayes as she opens up about mental health challenges

Oct 12th 2015, 4:26 PM 34,438 Views 26 Comments

The Spin 1038 broadcaster has been tweeting about her mental breakdown.

# anxiety - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Short of breath? Have trouble sleeping and feel uneasy? You could have an anxiety disorder
# Column
# Column

Short of breath? Have trouble sleeping and feel uneasy? You could have an anxiety disorder

Sep 30th 2015, 5:59 PM 171,220 Views 87 Comments

We all have anxiety in our lives but when it interferes with your ability to lead a normal life it becomes a disorder, writes psychologist Leticia Gavin.

# anxiety - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Bressie on what NOT to say to someone who's depressed
# Me And My Mate Jeffrey
# Me And My Mate Jeffrey

Bressie on what NOT to say to someone who's depressed

Sep 5th 2015, 6:00 PM 43,853 Views 84 Comments

“It’s the most common illness in the country.”

# anxiety - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Online counselling offers easy-to-reach support for depression and anxiety
# Turn2Me
# Turn2Me

Online counselling offers easy-to-reach support for depression and anxiety

Jun 14th 2015, 8:40 AM 14,933 Views 4 Comments

Its proponents say it offers advantages over other services – but just how popular is e-therapy in Ireland? We talk to mental health support website Turn2Me.org.

# anxiety - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Forget your preconceptions – this is what social anxiety is really like
# Opinion
# Opinion

Forget your preconceptions – this is what social anxiety is really like

May 30th 2015, 7:30 PM 1,855 Views 78 Comments

There are people who scoff at the mention of social anxiety, passing it off as being ‘introverted’ or ‘shy’. It is neither of these things.

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