Anxiety

This short test could tell you which treatment is best for your personal type of anxiety

We have some great news for anyone who struggles with anxiety, but there is a bit of a catch. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago …

How to Cope with Your Persistent Fears and Anxieties

Everybody deals with anxiety and depression, however some people have a difficult time in managing it. As a result, here is a brief list of …

Mental Health

Yoga can help reduce symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder

People with generalized anxiety disorder often have excessive and sometimes irrational worry.The post Yoga can help reduce symptoms of generalized …

Mental Health

Validation Is an Inside Job: Advice from So Sad Today

There are not enough FB messages, DMs, flirtations, sexts, makeouts, fucks, or I love yous to fill the hole inside of us.<p><i>Dear So Sad Today,</i><p><i>When my boyfriend is tired, sad, or grumpy, he won’t want to have sex with me. Even though I know it’s probably not because of me, I get worried that he thinks</i> …

Psychology

Demystifying The Link Between Anxiety And Sleep

Anxiety and stress are everyday situations, which in many instances spill over and interfere with the sleeping patterns. During sleep, the body and …

Psychology

How to worry better

Forget 'don’t worry, be happy.' Studies show worrying the right way is better than not worrying at all.<p>Don’t worry, be happy and you might just miss out on an important part of your psychology.<p>Worry can play an important role in life, and doesn’t have to be destructive or futile, argues Kate …

Entertainment

How To Overcome Anxiety

Anxiety is a condition that usually arises with excess stress and worry. It is usually the feared possibility of the consequences of an action that …

Mental Health

Father's Rejection May Increase Child's Social Anxiety and Loneliness

<i>Summary: Rejection from fathers may lead to an increased risk of social anxiety and loneliness in children and teens, a new study reports.</i><p>Source: …

Psychology

How To Cope With Loneliness During The Holidays, According To Experts

While the holiday season is often thought of a happy, festive time, not everyone feels a sense of joy, togetherness, and warmth in December. For …

Psychology

When Your Child is Struggling With Anxiety

When we think of anxiety we tend to imagine adults, typically ones with a stressful work environment or in difficult life situations. Many people …

Psychology

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, The Fear of Losing Control and its Role in Anxiety Disorders, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: The fear of losing control over thoughts and actions can impact OCD behaviors and other anxiety disorders, researchers report.Source: …

Psychology

How social networking can relieve your anxiety

<i>Credit:123RF</i><p>When you are having one of those tough days, haven’t you felt like talking to someone and sharing your news?<p>But sometimes you feel …

Psychology

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Suffer A Broken Heart

Yes, there are physical symptoms.<p>There’s a reason you feel drained and queasy after a breakup: Heartbreak takes a physical toll on your body.<p>Unfortunately, that’s often overlooked, said Ronald A. Alexander, a psychotherapist in California and Colorado and the author of <i>Wise Mind, Open Mind: Finding</i> …

Psychology

Testosterone May Help People With Social Anxiety

The hormone can make eye contact feel less awkward.<p>People with social anxiety disorder (SAD) have a pretty shoddy prognosis. Onset is early; about 50 percent of Americans diagnosed with SAD experience tension in social settings by age 11, and 80 percent show symptoms by age 20. Between 30 and 40 …

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This is how to worry productively

Don’t be such a worrywart, well-meaning career advice experts will tell you. They want you to worry less, or better yet not at all.<p>But that’s an …

Self-improvement

GAD is Much More than Mere Anxiety

“<i>I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them have never happened</i>.” – <b>Mark Twain</b><p>Things that can induce anxiety runs abound …

Mental Health

Overcoming Your Panic Attacks And Other Fears

It can be tough to have to deal with panic attacks and your other fears. Experiencing a panic attack can be very scary for some people. The good news …

Mental Health

Kids and anxiety: How one family is working to erase the stigma

According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in five kids has a diagnosable mental health disorder, from ADHD to anxiety to severe depression. NBC’s Cynthia McFadden reports on one family that went on a difficult journey, and now want to help others. More on this story here.

Psychology

The Surprising Tool That Researchers Say Could Help with Social Anxiety

Even if you don't catch 'em all, you might up your social game.<p>Gaming might not be just for introverts who don't get enough sun anymore. In fact, some games could be a tool to help introverts who want help being more at ease in social situations.<p>New research from the University of British Columbia …

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When Being in Crowded Places Feels Scarier Than Ever

I have a new pre-movie routine: Before the theater lights go down and the previews begin, I note all of the places I could hide, if I had to. I often …

Fashion

What Does an Anxiety Disorder Feel Like? Here Are 4 Signs You May Have a Problem

TIME Health<p>For more, visit TIME Health.<p>If 2.6 billion people were suffering from an illness, you’d think we’d all be more familiar with it. That …

Mental Health

Decrypting Hidden Signs of Stress And Anxiety

Given the environment of pressure we live in, stress and anxiety are the usual by-products of the happy, successful lives we have been running after. …

Wellness

Depression, Anxiety Crisis Deepening in America

Alex Crotty was just 11 when things started feeling wrong.<p>“I didn't feel unloved. I just felt numb to the world. Like, I was surrounded by great …

Depression

How to deal with behavioral changes?

People suffering from borderline personality disorder will have problems associated with moods, behaviors and relationships. They will suffer from …

Psychology

Some Easy Techniques to Deal With Depression and Anxiety

Everyone experiences the emotion of anxiety at least once in their lifetime. Although anxiety is a psychological problem, it can have physical …

Psychology

Research suggests there are five types of anxiety and depression

Ah, anxiety and depression – the magical, miserable combo.<p>When you’ve got anxiety and depression, your thoughts and emotions can play out in all …

Self-improvement

Being stressed is not the same as anxiety. Here’s why you should stop confusing the two

Stress is merely a response to pressure or threat, whereas anxiety can lead to serious mental illness. Photo: Shutterstock/ IndiaPicture<p>Okay, so you …

Mental Health

Understanding Different Types Of Anxiety Disorders And Their Symptoms

An anxiety disorder is a mental illness which is defined with the feelings of worry, uneasiness and fear. If you find that you are suffering from …

Mental Health

Hypnotherapy To Help Your Social Situations

Social anxiety disorder is something that many of us have to battle. It may go unnoticed but one in every ten people we come across with each day may …

Psychology

Number of children having anxiety counselling rises 60 per cent

The number of children having therapy for anxiety has risen by 60 per cent in two years, new figures show.<p>Childline said growing distress among children and teenagers was fuelling record numbers of counselling sessions, including thousands for children having panic attacks.<p>Their figures show 13,746 …

Psychology