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					Stress causes Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Phobias

                When a person has a mental illness, chemical imbalance or a medical condition
      then stress can lead to panic attacks, phobias, and trigger anxiety. Anxiety is a painful
      strain on the mind that usually surfaces when a person feels threatened, ill, or concerned
      and anticipating the worst. Anxiety is an abnormal overpowering sense of fear and
      sometimes it is marked by physiological symptoms, including tension, increase heart
      rates and sweating. When this happens, a person will often doubt their ability to cope
      with the threat and view the threat as an obstacle that is bigger than life. Anxiety is a
      form of stress that we all want to avoid, unless some benefit follows suit. Panic is similar
      to anxiety since it is an unsuspected overpowering fear. For example if a person is
      suddenly at risk of loosing their home due to financial difficulties, he or she may panic,
      acting out on emotions rather than thoughts. When a person has Bipolar, paranoia
      personality type, or a paranoid personality type this people are often panic-stricken.
      Phobia is another stressor and stress that causes a person to exaggerate a problem,
      however when a person has phobia they will exaggerate usually mysterious and illogical
      fears that are most times object related. Similar to a photophobia type that has no
      tolerance for light, the phobia has minimal if any tolerance to stress and its stressors.
      Now if this is an ongoing problem then we need medical and psychological experts to
      help deal with the problem, rather than learning stress management techniques solely.
      Persons with this magnitude of stress will find some comfort in stress management only
      if guidance is available. If the person has phobia, panic attacks, and anxiety coupled with
      other mental ill symptoms then ongoing therapy works best. Most likely, rather more than
      not the person will need medication to help them cope with the symptoms and stress. A
      person with this level of stress is subject to suicidal thoughts and tendencies. Tendencies
      can be more life threatening since the person is inclined to act on impulses and emotions
      rather than thoughts. When a person is acting on impulses and backed by emotions the
      person will lack the ability to see through the problem sometimes, since the mind is
      cluttered. On the other hand, thoughts can be just as or more dangerous than tendencies.
      If the person is giving considerable thought to suicide and planning out a strategy to die,
      while reasoning negatively, then danger is obvious. If this is you then you will need
      mental health support, medications and stress management techniques that help you deal
      with your fears. The downside is the paranoid personality and paranoia personality types
      hallucinate, feed off illusions, voices, and delusions. Now we have a bigger problem and
      it is obvious medications is the only solution to help the patient cope with his or her
      stress. Of course, stress management could benefit the person, however with the paranoia
      and paranoid types it is often difficult to get the person in stress management therapy
      since they believe the world is out to get them. The paranoid types often require
      hospitalization throughout their lifetime, since stress triggers them to act out on their
      symptoms. Although I gave, you brief details of these personality types I think it is also
      important to help those of us that are dealing with these types of personalities to learn
      stress management coping skills. The paranoid, paranoia types can drive a person insane.
      These types are major stressors that cause us stress. For example, a child attends a school
      for disabilities, including paranoid personality type. You would think the child is getting
      help to manage his or her stress; however, the child goes to the store with the class and
      curses. The teacher informed the child when he curses that he has to write 100 sentences.
      The child becomes angry because he is not getting his way and asks the teacher why he
      has to write 100 sentences. The teacher tells the child 200 sentences and the child
      becomes angry kicking at the shelves in the store and speaking out verbally assaulting the
      teacher. He comes home and tells his mother about the incident; only a paranoid type will
      not admit most times when he or she is wrong. We have a problem and it includes more
      than the person suffering stress because of his mental illness, so now we need to help
      those that are dealing with these types to learn stress management techniques to survive
      the rocky storm ahead. For all of you dealing with these types I have your back. In the
      next article, we are going to join and learn some techniques that will benefit us all.

				
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