- Social stress is a main cause of depression, and women, in general, experience more stress than men. But new research suggests men may be more vulnerable to depression caused by stressful events.
- New research reveals some startling findings and discovers the problem is worst in the West.
- What's the secret to talking in front of lots of people without feeling so nervous?
- Anxiety and fear may hold you back from doing everything you want to do, but it doesn't have to.
- Researchers from the University of Cambridge found that anxiety is more prevalent among women, young people, and those living in Western countries.
- If you just put on some headphones and close your eyes before surgery, you may not need as much anesthesia.
- Researchers have developed a new therapy that employs safety behaviors for anxiety and OCD sufferers.
- Smartphones, tablets and computers are increasingly expanding the availability of health services. This means we can access help anonymously at a time and place that suits us.
- Researchers suggest symptoms of other disorders, such as anxiety, may underlie some diagnoses of adult ADHD.
- First it was marijuana, a once-worthless drug that became medicine. Are psychedelics next?
- Oxfam America claims the poultry industry is denying workers bathroom breaks, which leads to health concerns.
- "Power breath," exhaling for twice as long as you're inhaling, can alleviate anxiety in seconds.
Anxiety disorder is a blanket term covering several different forms of a type of mental illness of abnormal and pathological fear and anxiety. Current psychiatric diagnostic criteria recognize a wide variety of anxiety disorders. Recent surveys have found that as many as 18% of Americans may be affected by one or more of them.