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When Zombies Attack, Will You Be Ready Psychologically?

May 25th, 2011
When Zombies Attack, Will You Be Ready Psychologically?When the inevitable zombie apocalypse comes, will you be ready for it both psychologically and emotionally? Zombie attacks are becoming increasingly common, as well as other natural disasters, such ...

Disaster Plans Should Include Those with Mental Illness

May 24th, 2011
Disaster Plans Should Include Those with Mental IllnessWhen disaster strikes -- whether a deadly supercell tornado, a flood, or man-made catastrophe -- it is not just ...

May is Mental Health Month

May 14th, 2011
May is Mental Health MonthMay is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time for people to learn more about mental health conditions and seek out help for them. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, mental ...

Distorted Spatial Perceptions Tied to Claustrophobia

April 13th, 2011
Distorted Spatial Perceptions Tied to ClaustrophobiaEveryone has their own “personal space” -- the distance or boundary an individual needs to define their own comfort zone. New research suggests those that project their personal ...

Affectionate Communication Can Help Ease Emotional Disconnect

April 7th, 2011
Affectionate Communication Can Help Ease Emotional DisconnectMost people at one time or another have had difficulty identifying or describing how they are feeling -- a temporary case of what experts ...

Twin Studies Suggest Genetic Risk for Panic Disorder

March 28th, 2011
Genetic Link to Panic Disorder  After a series of studies among twins, some researchers now believe 40 percent of the risk for panic disorder is heritable. But the manner in which genes contribute to the ...

Exercise Lessens Anxiety In the Short Run

March 19th, 2011
Exercise Lessens Anxiety In the Short RunThe next time you're nervously prepping for an exam or a crucial job interview, consider this: taking a break to exercise may help you stay calm and focused ...

Exercise Reduces Urge to Smoke Marijuana

March 11th, 2011
Exercise Reduces Urge to Smoke MarijuanaExercise appears to be an effective technique in reducing cannabis use in persons who do not want to stop. The finding comes from ...

Defects in Brain Pathways Linked to Anxiety

February 11th, 2011
Defects in Brain Pathways Linked to Anxiety Researchers believe they have discovered a neural explanation for why some individuals are more anxiety-prone than others. University of California, Berkeley scientists believe chinks in ...

Animal Research Suggests Genetic Link to Stress Recovery

February 9th, 2011
Animal Research Suggests Genetic Link to Stress RecoveryPost-traumatic stress disorder has become better-known lately, especially in relation to soldiers returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. But harrowing events can also have a significant ...

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