Examining the differences between anxiety and COVID-19 symptoms and discussing the possibility of IAD (illness anxiety disorder) during a global pandemic.
Symptoms of mental illness in children are often dismissed as "going through a phase."
More people are looking up panic and anxiety attacks in quarantine.
A new study shows that anxiety has been rapidly increasing among young adults in the U.S. from 2008 to 2018.
Two anthropologists question the chemical imbalance theory of mental health disorders.
You're always in control of your breath.
Gender and sexual minority populations are experiencing rising anxiety and depression rates during the pandemic.
Robert Whitaker discusses the long-term impact of prescription medication.
Bastet was the daughter of the sun. The ancient Egyptian goddess was originally a fierce lioness warrior—a strong woman with the head of a big cat. Over time, her image […]
We must rethink the "chemical imbalance" theory of mental health.
A Penn State study finds today's middle-aged are experiencing much higher stress levels than 30 years ago.
Attending religious service once a week found to lower risk of suicide and other “deaths of despair”
In late April, the news hit us hard: Lorna Breen, an emergency room doctor in a Manhattan hospital flooded with coronavirus patients, committed suicide. According to her father, the emotional […]
A thorough understanding of anxious personality traits could lead to targeted therapies.
Johann Hari knows that mental health is really a social issue.
Researchers documented the most common negative side effects of smoking weed, and who might be most susceptible.
Once again, sugar-rich processed foods are shown to increase the likelihood of anxiety.
A new study highlights the effects of a "digital detox" while traveling.
Sometimes the basics really matter.
Interestingly, electrically stimulating the cingulum bundle also seems to reduce anxiety.
It's all about the serotonin.
Beef, salt, and water is all the Canadian professor eats. Is that sustainable?
Four out of every five American adults and children are not moving enough.
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute have pinpointed a neurological trend in those genetically predisposed with depression.