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Anxiety is the voice in the back of your head that says, “something bad is going to happen.” It’s what keeps you awake at 2 a.m. thinking about something embarrassing you did — five years ago. Not all introverts have anxiety,...
A hallucinogen found in magic mushrooms can "reset" the brains of people with untreatable depression, raising hopes of a future treatment, scans suggest. The small study gave 19 patients a single dose of the psychedelic ingredient psilocybin.Half of patients ceased...
I never realized how little I knew about depression until I became depressed. I didn't know, for instance, how depression can snatch away your sex drive, leaving you feeling newly—and involuntarily—asexual. I didn't know that depression attacks your attention...
If a friend takes a little too long to answer a text, I start making assumptions.They don’t want to talk to me. I’m annoying them. They’re ignoring me on purpose. They don’t like me. They hate me.  I dread sending...
Clutter is defined as ‘a collection of things lying about in an untidy mass.’ While some people can work great in chaotic and messy environments, others need things to be precise and meticulous in order to function properly. But some research...
I have been anxious for as long as I can remember. I grew from an awkward and anxious child to an awkward and anxious adult. As a teenager I was diagnosed with anxiety and depression, but it was only as an adult...
Because of my anxiety, I take everything personally.If a friend takes a little too long to answer a text, I start making assumptions.They don’t want to talk to me. I’m annoying them. They’re ignoring me on purpose. They don’t like...
Some form of anxiety is something everyone faces at one time or another, but excessive worrying, phobias, panic attacks, and anxiety disorder can all be debilitating to any individual. The fear of a potential threat or danger is usually...
When combined with psychological counseling, a single dose of a mind-altering compound contained in psychedelic mushrooms significantly lessens mental anguish in distressed cancer patients for months at a time, according to results of a clinical trial led by researchers...
A new longitudinal study published in Child Development has found that symptoms of depression in adoptive mothers is linked to harsh, overreactive parenting and behavior problems in children. “My research focuses on early childhood parenting in the context of stress. I’m also...

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