Category Archives: Anxiety

  • Virtual Reality Therapy, Phobias, and PTSD
    Tuesday, January 16th, 2024

    Virtual Reality Therapy, Phobias, and PTSD

    If you say the words “virtual reality” to most people, odds are they will think about immersive technology for video games and other forms of interactive entertainment, and they...
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  • Specific Phobia: Diagnosis and Treatment
    Wednesday, November 29th, 2023

    Specific Phobia: Diagnosis and Treatment

    Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illnesses in the United States, including a category of anxiety called specific phobias. Experts estimate that as many as 40 million adults...
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  • Anxiety Disorders and Emotion Regulation
    Thursday, September 14th, 2023

    Anxiety Disorders and Emotion Regulation

    Anxiety disorders are complex mental health conditions characterized by excessive worry, intense fear, and deficits in emotion regulation. These negative emotions are disproportionate to any real or perceived threat,...
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  • Intestinal Problems and Mental Health Disorders
    Friday, August 11th, 2023

    Intestinal Problems and Mental Health Disorders

    Discussions of the mind-body connection rarely focus on the relationship between intestinal problems and mental health. Instead, they focus on how factors such as nutrition and exercise can improve...
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  • Genetic Research and New Anxiety Medication
    Tuesday, August 8th, 2023

    Genetic Research and New Anxiety Medication

    Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health conditions in the United States and throughout the rest of the world. Unfortunately, millions of people with anxiety don’t respond...
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  • Research Shows Overlap of Anxiety and ADHD in Adults
    Friday, July 21st, 2023

    Research Shows Overlap of Anxiety and ADHD in Adults

    Millions of adults in the United States struggle with either attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIM), about 8%...
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  • New Research May Help Patients With Anxiety and OCD
    Monday, June 19th, 2023

    New Research May Help Patients With Anxiety and OCD

    A recently published study identifies a specific type of brain cell that may help researchers improve treatment for anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Obsessive-compulsive disorder, most often called OCD, is...
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