anxiety

People with anxiety show fundamental differences in perception

Posted in Medicine on 6th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

People with anxiety are less able to distinguish between a "safe" stimulus and one that was associated with the threat of money loss or gain.

Anxiety significantly raises risk for dementia

Posted in Medicine on 20th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

People who experienced high anxiety any time in their lives had a 48 percent higher risk of developing dementia compared to those who had not, according to a new study.

One-fifth of youngsters suffer from 'high anxiety'

Posted in Medicine on 21st Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

The study looked at the wellbeing and mental health of 7.5 million young people in the UK aged 16 to 24.

Brain Imaging Shows How Children Inherit Their Parents' Anxiety

Posted in Science on 8th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

A prefrontal-limbic-midbrain circuit is responsible for the genetic transfer of an anxious temperament.

Gut Feeling? Probiotics May Ease Anxiety and Depression

Posted in Medicine on 29th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Microbes living in the human gut not only affect people's physical health, they may also influence mental health, according to a growing body of research.