It is frequently stated by experts that long-term and high levels of anxiety, worry, fear and panic are associated with certain physical diseases. Drawing attention to the importance of regular exercise as it reduces anxiety and improves the coping skills of the person, experts recommend giving importance to social relations for psychological resilience, increasing activities and giving individuals time to themselves.
Üsküdar University NP Feneryolu Medical Center Psychiatrist Dr. Dilek Sarıkaya, a faculty member, shared important information about the ailments caused by fear and anxiety and her recommendations to ensure psychological resilience.
High blood pressure complaints can be seen
Pointing out that long-term and high levels of anxiety, anxiety, fear and panic are associated with some physical illnesses, Dr. Lecturer Dilek Sarıkaya, who is a member, continued his words as follows: “Complaints such as increase in blood pressure and related high blood pressure can be seen. It can lead to an increase in blood sugar and frequent problems with this in someone with diabetes. It can cause some unidentified physical problems such as pain, numbness, tingling, especially serious and serious headaches. For this reason, in the case of some physical symptoms that are not fully understood, after the examination at the relevant branch physician, if there are neurological symptoms such as dizziness and headache and no neurological disorder is detected to explain it, it is definitely a mental health and illnesses, considering that it may be due to a psychological reason. We recommend getting support from experts. "
There may be obvious avoidance behaviors
Dr. Dilek Sarıkaya said, "If our fears and anxieties lead to very pronounced avoidance behaviors, if these avoidance behaviors affect our quality of life at a significant level, if they affect our social and family relationships, and our business life, we definitely recommend getting support from a mental health and illness specialist." .
Psychological resilience can be developed
Defining the concept of psychological resilience as a general concept that describes the person's ability to react and cope with certain mental traumas or stress factors, Sarıkaya said, “Here, especially individuals with high psychological resilience or resilience are affected less by traumatic experiences or the effects of trauma are less traumatic. It is said to lead to post-stress disorder or depression. "Psychological resilience is defined as a situation that can be improved with research and it is possible to achieve a higher level of resilience."
What should be done for psychological soundness?
Dr. Dilek Sarıkaya shared her suggestions for psychological resilience as follows:
“First of all, regular exercise is one of the important activities we recommend because it both reduces anxiety and improves the coping skills of the person. To increase social activities, to improve our social support systems, to develop positive relationships in family, friends and business relationships, to spare time for ourselves, to take care of our needs, to stop and slow down when we feel tired and exhausted and to listen to what we need, to rest for this need, slow down a little, short Taking short breaks are methods we recommend to increase psychological endurance. "