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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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Men with anxiety more likely to get cancer, says study

Men with anxiety more likely to get cancer, says study

May 5th, 2017

Anxiety disorders are one of the most common mental disorders to affect the American population. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), anxiety disorders affect over 40 million adults (18 percent) in the United States. Those suffering from anxiety are constantly worried and stressed and live life looking over their shoulders to check […]

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Hypnotherapy may be effective in treating PTSD

Hypnotherapy may be effective in treating PTSD

May 1st, 2017

Hypnotism is a highly misunderstood subject, thanks to movies and popular literature. To a common man, it is associated with pendulums and putting people in trances and taking control of their minds. Such restricted thinking is a result of creative minds of producers and scriptwriters who have succeeded in building and propagating a negative side […]

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Role of fearful feelings in triggering anxiety disorders

Role of fearful feelings in triggering anxiety disorders

April 26th, 2017

It had been for long believed that fear and anxiety are triggered in the brain by one of the “fear circuits.” Due to such an assumption, scientists and researchers have not succeeded in making much advances in the field of treatment for anxiety disorders. As a result, there is lack of innovation in finding medications […]

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