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What Can I Do?

  Here are some general recommendations for what to do for symptoms of depression and anxiety.  What Can I Do for Anxiety?  What Can I Do for Depression? You can also watch this video where we've collected responses from youth with lived experiences on what are good coping...

What Can I Do for Depression?

  Recommendations for symptoms of depression: The following section was written in the perspective of a psychiatrist (Dr. Saleh), and what they might recommend for someone who is depressed. As mentioned in the encyclopedia section, depressive symptoms can be triggered by...

What Can I Do for Anxiety?

  Recommendations for symptoms of anxiety: The following section was written in the perspective of a psychiatrist (Dr. Saleh), and what they might recommend for someone who has anxiety. As mentioned in the encyclopedia section, there are different causes and different kinds of...

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Overview Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a psychological disorder characterized by obsessive and compulsive behaviours that cause a person great distress and affect the normal functioning of everyday life. Symptoms consist of obsessions (recurring and persistent thoughts...

Specific Phobia

  A specific phobia is categorised by an irrational fear of a specific object or situation that causes persistent fear and anxiety, avoidance of the situation, and disrupts functioning of everyday life. Fear of animals is the most common phobia among women, and fear of heights...

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Photo by CraigCloutier Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by excessive, out-of-proportion anxiety and worry about daily life and activities that affects one’s ability to function normally in important areas of life. GAD is also normally...

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