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Anxiety

Worry and rumination

guide

How to stop overthinking

Grappling with your thoughts will leave you even more entangled in worry. Use metacognitive strategies to break free

by Pia Callesen

Childhood and adolescence

film

One girl’s long, scary route from changing room to swimming pool

A film by Elise Augarten

Depression

guide

How to decide whether to take antidepressants

They’re controversial yet they help countless people. To see if pills are right for you, these are the questions to ask

by Stephen Lawrie

Communication and language

film

Navigating a pub, Shaun’s anxieties are (quite literally) plastered on his face

Directed by Sam Gainsborough

Fear and phobia

guide

How to overcome a fear of heights

Humans are wired to avoid vertiginous places, but if this fear gets in the way of life then exposure therapy can help

by Poppy Brown

Various ancient Greek and Roman statue fragments, including busts and limbs, playfully arranged in a circular pattern against a light background.

Anxiety

film

Self-honesty is crucial, life is weird – a tale of wisdom gained via panic attacks

Directed by Samira Mian