Reframing Stress: Stage Fright Can Be Your Friend

Fear of public speaking tops death and spiders as the nation’s number one phobia. But new research shows that learning to rethink the way we view our shaky hands, pounding heart, and sweaty palms can help people perform better both mentally and ...

Apr 10

Categories: Anxiety, Social Anxiety / Phobia, Stress Management


Negative Emotions in Response to Daily Stress Take a Toll on ...

Our emotional responses to the stresses of daily life may predict our long-term mental health, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Psychological scientist Susan ...

Apr 3

Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Stress Management


Children Who Avoid Scary Situations Likelier to Have Anxiety

Children who avoid situations they find scary are likely to have anxiety a Mayo Clinic study of more than 800 children ages 7 to 18 found. The study published this month in Behavior Therapy presents a new method of measuring avoidance behavior in ...

Mar 12

Categories: Anxiety, Child Development


Portion of Hippocampus Found to Play Role in Modulating Anxiety

Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have found the first evidence that selective activation of the dentate gyrus, a portion of the hippocampus, can reduce anxiety without affecting learning. The findings suggest that therapies ...

Mar 7

Categories: Anxiety


Surviving anxiety: Solome Tibebu at TEDxTC

Hear from the founder of Anxiety in Teens about what it is like to suffer from compulsions and how to manage anxiety problems.

Mar 2

Categories: Anxiety, Obsessions & Compulsions (OCD)


First study to look at the mental health of closeted bisexuals finds ...

Bisexual men are less likely to disclose and more likely to conceal their sexual orientation than gay men. In the first study to look at the mental health of this population, researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health found ...

Jan 3

Categories: Anxiety, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues


Understanding anger, overcoming anxiety

Anger is a powerful emotion with serious health consequences. A new study from Concordia University shows that for millions of individuals around the world who suffer from Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), anger is more than an emotion; it’s an ...

Dec 6

Categories: Anger Management, Anxiety