Category Archives: Human Behavior: Angst

When anger takes hold

I had just sat down to look over my calendar and plan my day when the phone rang. It was my contractor. Several of his workers were at my apartment ready to finish some work, but the building management company … Continue reading

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3 reasons to not hold grudges

They stress you out “Countless studies have shown that holding grudges and keeping in negative feelings is bad for your mental health, increasing anxiety and frustration,” says psychologist Seth Meyers. Case in point: Research published in the journal Psychological Science … Continue reading

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Tackling test anxiety could help teens cope with angst

Showing students how to cope with test anxiety might also help them to handle their built-up angst and fretfulness about other issues. The results of a new study by Carl Weems of the University of New Orleans, published in Springer’s … Continue reading

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Anxious parents often create children with anxiety: Hopkins study

Parents with social anxiety disorder are more likely than parents with other forms of anxiety to engage in behaviors that put their children at high risk for developing angst of their own, according to a small study of parent-child pairs … Continue reading

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Nurturing positive well-being during teenage years good for long-term health: Northwestern study

Teenagers are known for their angst-ridden ways, but those who remain happy and positive during the tumultuous teenage years report better general health when they are adults, according to a new Northwestern University study. Researchers also found that teens with … Continue reading

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