In poverty, there is no room for error — and no room for risk.
The findings suggest that therapy should focus on making people less conscious of perceived mistakes.
Graduate students are six times likelier to be depressed than the general population.
Anxiety is useful, to an extent, but sometimes it can overflow, with devastating consequences.
Researchers discovered a consistent link between sleep irregularity and repetitive negative thinking.
Turn that frown upside down? No, just accept that sometimes it’s OK to feel bad.
Bad news, everyone.
Are you particularly critical of yourself and the blunders you make? Here’s to get over it.
It’s all in the brain.
Because nothing bad ever comes alone.
It’s all in the serotonin.
It’s not a waterproof study, but it’s a good starting point for further research.
They mess up your brain, and they mess up your body.
Heavy marijuana users react to anxiety-inducing stimuli similarly to people diagnosed with anxiety disorders, a new study found. The results could help improve the accuracy of anxiety disorder diagnostics in the future.
Anxious people may be more prone to associate neutral environmental cues with emotional experiences. Psychologists call this over-generalization, and research into the matter might explain why a seemingly minor event can sometimes unleash a full blown anxiety episode. We might also learn more about the wiring of the anxious brain which fires in different patterns than the ‘normal’ brain.
Women suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) show elevated levels of testosterone and testosterone derivatives in their systems, as well as an increased risk of anxiety and depression. As the offspring of these women (both sons and daughters) show similar symptoms, it’s been believed that PCOS can be transmitted through genetic code. However, a new idea comes to question this — specifically, the fact that the fetuses of mothers with PCOS are gestating in high levels of testosterone is what causes these symptoms.
We’ve all had days when we’ve felt invisible metaphorically, but Swedish researchers have taken it to the next level – they’ve made a man actually feel like he’s invisible.
Researchers at Baycrest Health Sciences’ Rotman Research Institute have found that patients diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who also show anxiety symptoms are at a much greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s. This was the first study of its kind that isolated anxiety in a longitudinal study covering people diagnosed with MCI, painting a clearer picture of how anxiety interferes with cognitive