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Fear of flying and ways to get over it

Fear of flying and ways to get over it

August 21st, 2017

Though traveling via airplanes has made the world much smaller by reducing time and effort, there are still many who dread being in a flight due to safety reasons. Despite establishing many milestones in the field of science and technology, flying is still seen as a risky affair by many. Such people harbor fears such […]

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Mounting stress, anxiety and depression in Americans, finds study

Mounting stress, anxiety and depression in Americans, finds study

August 9th, 2017

Every year, millions of people from across the globe are afflicted by mental disorders with debilitating consequences on their overall health and quality of life. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), nearly one in five adults in the United States (amounting to 43.8 million) suffers from a mental illness in a given […]

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Anxiety can reduce libido

Anxiety can reduce libido

July 10th, 2017

Anxiety accompanied by inner turmoil and nervous behavior is detrimental to both physical and mental health. Characterized by constant feelings of fear, threat, nervousness and suspicion, anxiety disorder is poles apart from casual anxiety, which is a natural reflex that can occur in anyone when exposed to an unknown or a dangerous situation. Affecting nearly […]

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Poor living conditions increase anxiety in women

Poor living conditions increase anxiety in women

June 29th, 2017

Almost all mental health conditions affect both men and women equally. But a few mental disorders, such as depression and anxiety are more commonly associated with women than men. This is because a lot of women have to deal with traumatic experiences, such as physical abuse, sexual molestation, emotional torture and mental harassment, which pave […]

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People with anxiety disorders have difficultly reading emotions of others, finds study

People with anxiety disorders have difficultly reading emotions of others, finds study

June 21st, 2017

Experiencing a constant state of worry, nervousness, fear and suspicion can be overwhelming. It may affect one’s day-to-day activities due to significant impairments in cognitive skills and brain functions. Also known as anxiety disorders, a constant nervousness and anxiety can be detrimental to one’s mental well-being causing symptoms, such as panic, fear, shortness of breath, […]

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Is hypersensitivity an anxiety disorder?

Is hypersensitivity an anxiety disorder?

June 9th, 2017

When the famous American writer and novelist Pearl S. Buck said, “The truly creative mind in any field is no more than this: A human creature born abnormally, inhumanly sensitive,” she aptly described the highly sensitive nature of creative people. Owing to the nature of their brain circuitry, they are more perceptive or aware of […]

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Children with parents in prison prone to suffer from mental disorders

Children with parents in prison prone to suffer from mental disorders

June 6th, 2017

Children are extremely perceptive about their environment. Any negative influences, stemming from adverse home environment, difficulties with academics and social interactions, can affect a child’s psychological development. Even those in their early years are affected by domestic violence and substance abuse prevalent among the family members. But, when these issues remain unresolved for a prolonged […]

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Migraine in adults increases risk of generalized anxiety disorder

Migraine in adults increases risk of generalized anxiety disorder

May 24th, 2017

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), migraine and chronic daily headaches are common among people suffering from anxiety disorders and depression. Although the relationship between anxiety and migraine has not been fully understood, most experts agree that there is a connection between both the problems. It appears that people suffering from […]

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Party drug ketamine may be effective in preventing PTSD symptoms, suggests study

Party drug ketamine may be effective in preventing PTSD symptoms, suggests study

May 16th, 2017

Researchers at the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have found that the party drug ketamine, also known as Special K, may be effective in preventing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The authors of the study that got published online in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology on March 22, 2017, administered a single, intravenous dose of ketamine […]

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Women more prone to anxiety disorders than men

Women more prone to anxiety disorders than men

May 10th, 2017

“Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.” ― Søren Kierkegaard Occasional anxiety is a normal reaction to stress or dangerous circumstances that can motivate people to work longer and harder and evade troublesome situations. Usually, it is associated with the overwhelming feelings of worry, fear and unease that can pile up over time and become too […]

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