Category Archives: Human Behavior: Anxiety

Mouse brains manipulated via electrical circuits and drugs






DURHAM, N.C. — By combining super-fine electrodes and tiny amounts of a very specific drug, Duke University researchers have singled out a circuit in mouse brains and taken control of it to dial an animal’s mood up and down. Stress-susceptible … Continue reading






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Intrusive Parents May Lead Children to Be Overly Self-Critical






Newswise — Parents may have high expectations of their children’s academic performance and some may demonstrate this by urging the child to achieve good grades, while others may over-react when the child makes mistakes. However, parents should be mindful of … Continue reading






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Those living near peace lines more likely to have poor mental health






People living close to peace lines in Northern Ireland have worse mental health than the rest of the population, according to researchers at Queen’s University Belfast. The study conducted by researchers at the Centre of Excellence for Public Health at … Continue reading






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Asthma Symptoms Linked to Increased Stress, Anxiety Levels in Teens






Newswise — DETROIT – A Henry Ford Hospital study has found that common asthma symptoms like waking up in the middle of the night and shortness of breath are associated with increased levels of stress and anxiety in teens with … Continue reading






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Anxiety may influence a woman’s heart during exercise






(Reuters Health) – In women, blood flow to the heart during exercise testing may be influenced by anxiety, while the same does not appear to be true for men, according to results reported in the annual women’s themed issue of … Continue reading






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People with anxiety see the world differently






People with anxiety fundamentally perceive the world differently, according to a study reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on March 3. They aren’t simply making the choice to “play it safe.” The new study shows that people diagnosed … Continue reading






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