By Anthony Rivas | Jun 09, 2013 07:25 PM EDT
Mindfulness has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety. Now a school near Philadelphia is using it to relax its students before difficult exams.
By Ansa Varughese | Jun 05, 2013 02:58 PM EDT
Researchers measured anxiety levels of everyday individuals, who underwent mindfulness meditation, in order to understand the mechanism behind their brain's response.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 30, 2013 12:17 PM EDT
A newly found and naturally made compound calms the rhythms of a key brain circuit and could aid the development of better therapies for epilepsy and anxiety.
By Cindy del Rosario | May 21, 2013 10:58 PM EDT
In a double-blind placebo controlled study, people who suffered from general anxiety disorder experienced a significant decrease in their anxiety.
By Lizette Borreli | May 20, 2013 10:31 PM EDT
Become aware of the possible mental health problems your child may have with these five common symptoms.
By Susan Scutti | May 20, 2013 03:00 PM EDT
Can music improve the ICU experience for patients on ventilatory support?
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 26, 2013 12:05 AM EDT
Worried about getting depressed or anxious? Force yourself to exercise, or have someone make you work out— it may build stress resilience as much as voluntary fitness.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 16, 2013 07:40 PM EDT
Popping extra-strength Tylenol may be an effective treatment for existential dread— a new study suggests that acetaminophen reduces the angst of the human condition, or at least anxiety from watching films by the director David Lynch.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 18, 2013 02:34 PM EST
Hugging may be the ultimate antidote in reducing stress, fear and anxiety, according to a new study that found that embracing someone lowers blood pressure, boosts wellbeing and enhances memory performance.
By Amber Moore | Jan 02, 2013 04:53 PM EST
People who successfully quit smoking report low anxiety levels.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 07, 2012 09:49 AM EST
More and more middle-class children are developing mental health problems as an increasing number of risk-averse parents are raising them "in captivity."
By Christine Hsu | Dec 04, 2012 02:46 PM EST
Researchers have for the first time linked using multiple forms of media at the same time to symptoms of anxiety and depression.
By Makini Brice | Nov 29, 2012 12:56 PM EST
NASA has fielded many appeals from people who proclaim to have an inability to sleep or eat, due to the stress brought on by the coming apocalypse.
By Makini Brice | Nov 26, 2012 02:20 PM EST
Study found that when humans lie, the nose knows and, while it does not lengthen like Pinocchio's did, it heats up when a person is not telling the truth.
By Amber Moore | Nov 12, 2012 09:48 AM EST
Girls who have grown up with stressed mothers are more likely to be anxious preschoolers and later anxious teens.