Shyness and social anxiety

It helps in recognizing whether one may be experiencing symptoms of social anxiety like sweating, blushing, rapid heart-beat, butterflies in the stomach. Finally, reducing the tendency of focusing on oneself during social interacting, challenging unhelpful thoughts and see things in a more realistic light can help overcome social anxiety.

Working with children exhibiting sexual behavior problems, washington edition participant guide

It talks about how to manage children that exhibits sexual behavior problems and how this management can be supported by parents, community and the treatment team. This can be done based on the child’s stage of sexual development and most importantly, regular sexuality education helps children in preventing high cases of sexual immoralities.

Re-offending rates for sex offenders

It discussed the reoffending statistics of sex offenders and the prospect that every five years they stay crime-free in society, their probability of reoffending could decrease by half. Hanson claims that this is a result of physical ageing, including factors like declining testosterone levels, professional achievement, a loving intimate partner, decent friends, and few others. As a result, if the risk is 20% when someone leaves prison and they survive for 5 years, it is 10% risk; if they survive for 10 years, it is 5% risk. (Re-assuring risk 2007: Karl Hanson).

Chronic pain

Describes chronic pain as an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience that lasts longer than three months after the typical healing period from an illness and is linked to actual or potential tissue damage or defined in terms of such damage. It goes on to discuss many methods for managing this pain, including goal-setting, communication, sleep, exercise, and dealing with flare-ups. Other methods include maintaining a balanced approach to activities to prevent burnout or total inactivity.


Understanding the signs of panic and agoraphobia, such as racing heartbeat, lightheadedness, and tense muscles, as well as the variables that can cause panic, such as crowds, wide open spaces, and enclosed locations, can be helpful. Further research revealed that biological factors, thinking patterns, life events, and evolutionary factors all contribute to the development of panic. Finally, techniques for overcoming panic include learning more about anxiety and panic, developing breathing techniques, confronting anxieties, and challenging harmful thinking.