Researchers Discover How Brain Recognizes Danger

Study in Nature May Lead to New Therapies for PTSD, Phobias and Anxieties

Jan 23

Categories: Anxiety, Phobias, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / ...


How To Help Children Control Their Emotions, Reduce Anxiety and Boost ...

This activity has a vital role to play in children’s psychological health.

Dec 29

Categories: Anxiety, Emotional Abuse


Health Effects of Stress in the City

Does your pace of life in the city impact your health?

Dec 15

Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Stress ...


Suffer from extreme social anxiety? Your friends probably like you ...

A psychologist helping a person with social anxiety disorder will often try to convince them that they come over far more positively in social situations than they realise. A new study provides some evidence to back this up. Thomas Rodebaugh and his ...

Dec 9

Categories: Anxiety, Social Isolation


Psychological problems in men experiencing cancer

Hannah Dale and colleagues from the University of St Andrews have found some key markers for vulnerability to psychological problems in men experiencing cancer. Their results will be presented Thursday 4 December, at the Annual Conference of the ...

Dec 5

Categories: Anxiety, Cancer


Mindfulness treatment as effective as CBT for depression and anxiety

Group mindfulness treatment is as effective as individual cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in patients with depression and anxiety, according to a new study from Lund University in Sweden and Region Skåne. This is the first randomised study to ...

Nov 29

Categories: Anxiety, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Mindfulness


Guided Mindfulness Meditation on Overcoming Anxiety and Fear

If you are feeling a tightness in your chest, faster heartbeat, or shortened breath, you are likely feeling symptoms of anxiety and ...

Oct 2

Categories: Anxiety, Fear, Mindfulness Meditation


Thinking styles that increase the chances of depression and anxiety

How one thinks about, and deals with, stressful events affect the level of stress and anxiety they feel. Crucially, there are three thinking and behavioural styles which tend to increase the chance someone would experience depression and anxiety: ...

Sep 25

Categories: Anxiety, Depression


The Importance of Getting Help for Fear and Anxieties

Getting professional help for dealing with your persistent fears and anxieties is the single most important step in your recovery.

Aug 26

Categories: Anxiety, Fear, Social Anxiety / Phobia


One year on from the Boston Marathon bombing, caregivers still ...

Nearly a year after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, hospital staff, first responders and medical volunteers who cared for the injured and dying were still struggling to put the experience behind them.

Aug 12

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Anxiety, Caregiver Issues / ...


Victims of war: how Gaza conflict will traumatise a generation of ...

A new study led by Professor Panos Vostanis has examined adolescent victims of conflict in the Gaza strip and has found that exposure to war-torn environments has a lasting and damaging effect on their psychological wellbeing.

Aug 7

Categories: Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex ...


Why Exercise and Relaxation Techniques Benefit The Socially Anxious

In treating social anxiety - discomfort or fear in social situations, often of being judged - both relaxation techniques and exercise have been found beneficial.

Aug 5

Categories: Anxiety, Relaxation techniques, Social Anxiety / Phobia


New research links anxiety to seizures

New research by clinical psychologists from the UK and US has revealed psychogenic seizures which could be mistaken for epilepsy are linked to feelings of anxiety.

Aug 4

Categories: Anxiety, Social Anxiety / Phobia


Teen insomnia is linked with depression and anxiety

A study of high school students has shed new light on the links between insomnia-related mental health conditions among teens. "People with insomnia find it difficult to fall asleep or stay asleep for as long as they need to. This is a widespread ...

Aug 1

Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Teenage Issues


Anxiety when making win-win decisions stems from conflict in the brain

People choosing between two or more equally positive outcomes experience paradoxical feelings of pleasure and anxiety, feelings associated with activity in different regions of the brain, according to research led by Amitai Shenhav, an associate ...

Jul 30

Categories: Anxiety, Social Anxiety / Phobia

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