Reinterpreting stress response as performance-enhancing makes people less anxious and improves general wellbeing, researchers report.
Those who exercise regularly may lower their risk of developing anxiety by 60%, researchers report.
Approximately one-third of people suffer from misokinesia, an anxious or frustrated reaction to watching another person fidgeting.
People who receive threatening or obscene text messages and other communications from current or former partners are more likely to experience mental health problems including depression and anxiety, and have an increased risk of suicidal thoughts.
Virtual reality helps to relieve pain and anxiety for children undergoing medical procedures, researchers report.
There is a growing body of evidence linking depression to microbiome health. A new study proposes focusing on the microbiome may help alleviate some of the symptoms of depression associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two-thirds of people report experiencing recurring dreams, especially during times of stress. Researchers evaluate how the phenomenon occurs, and factors that contribute to recurring dreams.
Study identifies the role a specific protein plays in regulating the development of inhibitory synapses in the hippocampus in the context of anxiety-related behaviors.
Researchers report essential oils may help improve mood and symptoms in those with anxiety and depression due to anti-oxidant effects on the brain.
Phubbing, a behavior where people snub their friends in favor of looking at their cell phones, may be linked to depression and anxiety. The behavior is most common in those with higher levels of neuroticism.