Music combined with auditory beat stimulation may reduce anxiety for ...

Anxiety has been steadily increasing, particularly in the adolescent and young adult populations, over recent decades. Studies have previously shown that listening to music can reduce anxiety, perhaps even more effectively than some anti-anxiety ...

Mar 15

Categories: Anxiety


Treatment for teen anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., with approximately 4.4 million children and adolescents affected, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "These disorders are not only common in children and ...

Sep 8

Categories: Anxiety, Teenage Issues


Rituals Spell Anxiety Relief

UConn Assistant Professor of Anthropology Dimitris Xygalatas studies rituals and how they impact our health. In new research published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Xygalatas and collaborators from Masaryk University, Czech ...

Jul 7

Categories: Anxiety


Hardship during the Great Recession linked with lasting mental health ...

Individuals who were troubled by financial or employment issues due to the Great Recession were more likely to show increases in depressive symptoms, anxiety as well as substance use problems.

Sep 7

Categories: Anxiety, Depression


Adults Who Mix Cannabis with Opioids for Pain Report Higher Anxiety, ...

While opioids and cannabis have pain reduction effects, using both substances together might have undesirable effects on the consumer. Recent studies have found that individuals who mix both types of substances did not feel additional pain ...

Aug 15

Categories: Addictions, Anxiety, Chronic Pain, Depression, Drug Addiction


Compound Found in Red Wine Opens Door for New Treatments for ...

Having a glass of red wine to ease up after a stressful day might just be a good idea, but the secret is not in the alcohol. Resveratrol, a plant compound responsible for the relaxing benefits of red wine, has been found to be a good option for the ...

Aug 2

Categories: Anxiety, Depression


What It's Like Being an Introvert With Social Anxiety

Social anxiety can happen to anyone, anytime. Individuals who suffer from it often find themselves tensing up during social situations, to the point where they start to feel physiological changes in their body indicating anxiousness or stress. ...

Jun 20

Categories: Anxiety, Social Anxiety / Phobia


Growing up in a green area may help support mental health

New research from Aarhus University in Denmark suggests that people who have grown up in close contact with nature are much less likely to develop mental health problems in adulthood than peers who had less access to green space as children.

Mar 6

Categories: Anxiety, Depression


Could this chemical help explain anxiety?

A recent study on anxiety examined the role of glutamate, which is a neurotransmitter. The findings could help scientists develop more effective interventions.

Feb 11

Categories: Anxiety


How Your Imagination Can Help You Overcome Your Fears

: In your imagination, you can do anything. Riding a dragon? Piece of cake. Imagination is what fuels creativity and allows us to come up with innovative solutions. New research assessing brain scans shows that our imagination can also help us get ...

Jan 16

Categories: Anxiety, Fear


Best Course of Action for Anxiety?

A new meta-analysis from Oxford University have found evidence that suggest group cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) may be the best form of psychotherapy for individuals diagnosed with anxiety disorders.

Nov 7

Categories: Anxiety, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Social Anxiety / ...


Anxiety is a Way of Life

This article talks about how we can turn anxiety into something useful and beneficial. Anxiety is inevitable, it is part of life. Therefore, we should learn to manage it and use it to our advantage.

Oct 25

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Anxiety, Health Psychology, ...


Change in Diet can improve Anxiety

Certain types of food facilitate anxiety while a few others help lower anxiety levels or the probability of feeling anxious. This article explores how carbohydrates, protein and caffeine affect anxiety.

Oct 4

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Anxiety, Health / Illness / ...


You are in control of your emotions

It starts with believing that you are in control of your emotions to alleviate any emotional distress present. When people experience a negative emotion, they either give in and let themselves be negatively affected by them, or they would try to ...

Sep 7

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...


Modern treatment for Anxiety and Fear

Technology advancement is one of the greatest gifts in our society today. A modern form of treatment called the Virtual Reality Graded Exposure Therapy (VRGET), was invented and deemed as an effective way to treat certain phobias, anxiety, panic ...

Sep 4

Categories: Adult psychological development, Agoraphobia, Anxiety, Cognitive ...

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