Category Archives: Human Behavior: Anxiety

Vulnerable mental health patients: how Trump affects them






With an administration forming around President-elect Donald Trump, the mood in the psychotherapy space has transitioned from anticipation and worry to fear and despair. The stage was set weeks ago with the release of a video of Trump using vulgar … Continue reading






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Common probiotics can reduce stress levels, lessen anxiety






Probiotics, or beneficial live bacteria that are introduced into the body, have become increasingly popular as a way to improve health and well-being. Previous studies have shown a direct correlation between gut microbes and the central nervous system. Now, researchers … Continue reading






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Fear of the unknown common to many anxiety disorders






Several anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, social anxiety disorder and specific phobias, share a common underlying trait: increased sensitivity to uncertain threat, or fear of the unknown, report researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago. The finding could help … Continue reading






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‘Worried well’ may be boosting their risk of heart disease






People who needlessly worry that they have, or will develop, serious illness–popularly referred to as ‘the worried well’–may be boosting their risk of developing heart disease, suggests research published in the online journal BMJ Open. Anxiety is a known risk … Continue reading






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It’s not easy getting ready for a big presentation






The stakes can feel high, and in our desire for things to go well, the anticipation builds. Fear, anxiety, or even paralysis can kick in. What can you do to calm your nerves when this happens? First, recognize that feeling … Continue reading






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First date anxiousness






Does anxiety keep getting in the way of you making connections with the people you’d like to spend more time with? Maybe you’ve just met someone, but are worried that your anxiety will ruin it all. People with anxiety can … Continue reading






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7 ways for women to avoid a lifetime of worry






As if there wasn’t enough to worry about, new figures show that the number of young women suffering from a chronic mental illness has soared. One young woman in four aged 16 to 24 self-harms, while researchers found that 26 … Continue reading






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Men worrying selves to death at alarming rate






Men who suffer from severe anxiety are twice as likely to die from cancer than men who do not, a study has found. But women with the mental health condition were at no greater risk, researchers said. They suggest anxious … Continue reading






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Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction






From the moment she uttered the brave and honest words, “I am an alcoholic,” to interviewer George Stephanopoulos, Elizabeth Vargas began writing her story, as her experiences were still raw. Now, in BETWEEN BREATHS, Vargas discusses her accounts of growing … Continue reading






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Family caregivers for patients with cancer experience high levels of anxiety, depression






American Society of Clinical Oncology Perspective “More people with cancer are being cared for an in outpatient setting, underscoring that the need for family caregivers to have support is more important than ever,” said ASCO Expert Andrew S. Epstein, MD. … Continue reading






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Qigong alleviates fatigue, anxiety, and depressive symptoms, improves sleep quality, and shortens sleep latency in persons with chronic fatigue syndrome-like illness






Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2014;2014:106048. doi: 10.1155/2014/106048. Epub 2014 Dec 25. Qigong exercise alleviates fatigue, anxiety, and depressive symptoms, improves sleep quality, and shortens sleep latency in persons with chronic fatigue syndrome-like illness. Chan JS1, Ho RT1, Chung KF2, … Continue reading






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Why Are So Many Of Us Sunday Night Insomniacs?






Monday morning comes too fast, especially if you suffer from a sleep-draining affliction that creeps in the night before. Sunday night insomnia (or “Sunday-somnia” as some have called it) deprives us of sleep when we arguably need it the most – while we’re … Continue reading






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