Autism usually manifests by age two. It affects far more males than females. The frequency of diagnosis has surged over the past 20 years; it is not clear whether the incidence is truly increasing, whether experts are more alert to it, or whether the diagnosis has shifted to include lesser degrees of impairment...
What Is Anxiety?
Anxiety, or extreme apprehension and worry, is a normal reaction to stressful situations. In some cases, however, worry becomes excessive or chronic and can cause sufferers to dread everyday situations.
For many people the holidays are happy times – family gathered around the table to dine and spread good cheer; presents to buy, wrap and open; bellies full of delicious dinners; and a chance to catch up with friends and colleagues. The anticipation of the holidays and the reality of the holidays are positive experiences and memories to carry for years to come.
SDG&E gives some safety tips on playing it safe around power lines.
Does your partner sometimes make you feel crazy? Does he/she try to convince you that the abuse is because of something you said/did or didn't do? Does he/she "promise" to change so you don't leave? Abusers are master manipulators!
Are you always at fault in your relationship? Does your partner always insist that they're right - and you're wrong?
Are Medical Abortions Safe? Are there any risks? Women should know what to expect before making this choice - they have the right to be fully informed!
Does your partner keep you from reaching out to your friends and family? That's a sign of abuse!
Does your partner treat you like a child? Most abusers who use verbal abuse as their prime tool will treat you like a misbehaved child, yelling and disciplining you as they demean and point out your every fault. However, if you try to correct them, get ready for a seriously defensive and angry backlash.