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Psychological Complaints Not Tied to a Full Moon

November 20th, 2012
Psychological Complaints Not Tied to a Full MoonForget the vampire movies and the link between lunar phases and the incidence of psychological problems. New research ...

Alexithymia: Emotional Disconnect Challenges Marriages

November 13th, 2012
Alexithymia: motional Disconnect Challenges MarriagesCommunication problems with a spouse or partner often lead to problems. Now, a new study discovers that some couples are unable to share or even understand ...

Parents’ Anxiety Can ‘Trickle Down’ to Kids

November 2nd, 2012
Parents' Anxiety Can 'Trickle Down' to KidsA new study suggests children are at higher risk of developing anxiety if a parent has a social anxiety disorder. Researchers from Johns Hopkins ...

Controlling Depression Improves Heart Patients’ Health

November 1st, 2012
Controlling Depression Improves Heart Patients' HealthControlling depression in patients with heart failure can improve physical health, social functioning and quality of life, according to a new study by psychiatrists ...

Mice Study Suggests Brain Switch Implicated in PTSD

October 8th, 2012
Mice Study Suggests Brain Switch Implicated in PTSD UK researchers report the discovery of a neural mechanism that protects individuals from stress and trauma turning into post-traumatic stress disorder. Investigators from ...

Can You Simply ‘Erase’ Fear From the Brain?

September 21st, 2012
Can You Simply 'Erase' Fear From the Brain?nNewly formed emotional memories can be erased from the human brain, according to new research from Uppsala University in Sweden. "These ...

CBT Psychotherapy Best For Anxiety Disorders

June 28th, 2012
CBT Psychotherapy Best For Anxiety DisordersA University of Houston researcher has found that patients suffering from anxiety disorders showed the most improvement when treated with cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) ...

Minor Stressful Events Can Cause Major Emotional Reactions

June 13th, 2012
Minor Stressful Events Can Cause Major Emotional ReactionsNew research suggests that our response to stress may at times be overexaggerated because of the evolutionary development of ...

Acid in the Brain Linked to Panic Disorders, Depression

May 20th, 2012
Recent studies suggest that increased acidity, or low pH, in the brain is linked to panic disorders, anxiety, and depression. But University of Iowa neuroscientist John Wemmie, M.D., Ph.D., says his work suggests that changes in acidity are important for normal brain activity ...

Anxiety Linked to Heightened Sense of Smell

March 25th, 2012
Anxiety Linked to Heightened Sense of SmellPeople with anxiety have a better sense of smell when it comes to detecting a threat, according to a new study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Similar to what ...

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