Anxiety

Half of Painkiller Prescriptions Go to People With Anxiety and Depression

The Senate health bill, deemed “mean” by President Trump himself, proposes a number of budget cuts sure to devastate sick, elderly, and …

Pain

How I’m feeling six months in to taking antidepressants

I never thought I’d be someone who takes antidepressants.<p>I never imagined myself having alarms on my phone to take pills, chummily chatting with …

Depression

11 Subtle Signs of Anxiety You Might Not Notice

Anxiety is a natural and healthy feeling all humans experience, says Ravi Shah, M.D., a psychiatrist at ColumbiaDoctors and assistant professor of …

Happiness

The Role Food Plays in Anxiety and Inflammation

<i>Our friends at PaleoHacks help us understand the link between anxiety and inflammation.</i><p>Anxiety is one of the most common mental disorders in the …

Mental Health

Adults with Separation Anxiety May Be Vulnerable to ‘Going Home’ Ads

Adults who experience separation anxiety are more susceptible to marketing themes that play on emotions surrounding home life, according to a new …

Mental Health

Watching Cartoons Has Helped Me Manage My Mental Illness

Animated series have become my unlikely ally in fighting depression and anxiety.<p>More than six years ago, I was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder and depression. The traditional approaches ― exercise, journaling and breathing skills ― have helped, as has medication. And I watch …

Mental Disorders

Dealing with Loneliness & Shyness: Making Friends Even if You Feel Shy or Socially Awkward

Dealing with Loneliness and Shyness<p>Making Friends Even if You Feel Shy or Socially Awkward<p>Are you shy and self-conscious in social situations? Do you …

Introverts

Ask Amy: Wife wonders how to cope with husband’s cancer

<i>Dear Amy: I love my husband and want to state at the outset that I will never leave him.</i><p><i>We were happily married for 18 years when he was diagnosed with brain cancer. It has been five years since the cancer, and I feel I’m married to a different person.</i><p><i>He is now often odd, quirky, weird and</i> …

Lifestyle

Drawing Mythical Creatures Helps Deal With My Social Anxiety Disorder

I have always had lots of Anxiety when talking to other people and even just being around them which makes it hard to be productive and go out to …

Mental Health

Surprising ways to beat anxiety and become mentally strong – according to science

Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you thought you had got over it, …

Happiness

Agra Phobia

What is Agraphobia?<p>Don’t let agraphobia get the best of you!<p>Agraphobia is characterized by an intense fear of sexual abuse which can cause an …

Mental Health

The Role Food Plays in Anxiety and Inflammation

<i>Our friends at PaleoHacks help us understand the link between anxiety and inflammation.</i><p>Anxiety is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States, impacting more than 40 million adults. While some cases can be mild and short-lived, others can be debilitating, lasting for years, or …

Mental Health

Tip: How to Naturally Control Anxiety

Anxiety sucks, but the side effects of anxiety drugs can ruin your workouts. Here's a natural way to calm the heck down.<p>What is Anxiety …

Mental Health

Carolyn Hax: Stressed, afraid and broke, you can still get help

Adapted from a recent online discussion.<p><i>Hi, Carolyn: I think I may have an undiagnosed case of anxiety. I often have panic attacks that seem to begin when some fears I have are triggered. My spouse says I have a tendency to rationalize my fears — which he believes are unreasonable — whenever I</i> …

Mental Health

The Anxiety Epidemic

Source: wokandapix/pixabayOn June 11, a <i>New York Times</i> article, “An Anxious Nation,” chronicled how our society has seemingly become one where the …

Psychology

Social media anxiety is an actual "thing"

This article talks about social anxiety in the new world of social media and introduces the concept of social media anxiety, which is a response to …

Mental Health

How To Calm Your Anxiety And OCD | International Business Times

People with anxiety or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) often engage in what’s known as “safety behaviors.” For OCD sufferers, that might involve …

Mental Health

Stressed Out? Here are Three Ways to Improve Your Coping Skills

<b>The article is courtesy of Judith E. Pearson, Ph.D.</b> <b>Judith E. Pearson, Ph.D. is a licensed counselor, author, certified Hypnotherapist, and NLP Master</b> …

Mindfulness

Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Stress and Anxiety

Mental Health

Slideshow: How to Recognize and Treat Anxiety Disorders

Mental Health

The 6 Different Types Of Anxiety Disorders, Explained | International Business Times

If you’ve ever had a panic attack, you’ve likely branded yourself an “anxious” person at some point. But there is no such thing as one anxiety …

Mental Health

Childhood brain injury tied to adult anxiety, depression

Children who sustained traumatic brain injuries may experience such psychological effects as anxiety, phobias and depression more than a decade later, researchers say.<p>“The study suggests that brain injury is in some way related to longer-term anxiety symptoms, while previously it was thought that …

The Brain

A Lot of Moms Are Lying to Their Doctors About How Stressed They Are, and It's Not Okay

A new survey has found that 1 in 3 moms lie to their doctor about their stress and/or anxiety levels, and that's pretty troubling.<p>Being a mom can be awesome—giving and receiving unconditional love, seeing your kiddos grow and change, and sharing endless cuddles, just to name a few—but it can also …

Parenting

10 Signs You May Have OCD

Is it OCD?<p>Hooked on hand sanitizer? Closet organized to a T? Quirks like this can usually be chalked up to personality or preference, but in some …

Mental Health

Coping with exam anxiety.

If you have a teenager at home - chances are they are currently in the midst of their mid-year exam period.<p>For many young people exams can be a …

Mental Health

TIME Health - Mind & Body

Wellness isn’t just about your body—it’s important to have a healthy mind too. Learn how to reduce stress, ease anxiety and depression, and feel …

Health

Chrissy Teigen Gets Candid About Her Struggle With Anxiety

In <i>Glamour</i>'s April issue, Chrissy Teigen opened up for the first time about her postpartum depression, and now she's getting candid about another hardly discussed topic: anxiety.<p>What she reveals in this month's <i>Marie Claire</i> is brief, but will definitely ring true to anyone who's struggled with the …

Chrissy Teigen

Understanding The Purpose of Anxiety and How to Work Through It

I remember feeling like the world was ending. I had just gotten home after having a particularly humiliating anxiety attack while out at a bar with a …

Mental Health

Chrissy Teigen Speaks Out About Her Anxiety

Chrissy Teigen has never been afraid to say <i>exactly</i> what's on her mind. (Which is why we love her so much, TBH.) She engages with all 5 million of her Twitter followers — shares what she's thinking, loves a good clapback — and now, she's opening up about living with anxiety disorder in a world where …

Chrissy Teigen

The Human Factor: Panic - Plane & Pilot Magazine

You read the accident reports, hoping to learn something from someone else’s troubles. Often, I imagine, you’re left with a nagging sense that things …

Aviation