Anxiety

Exposure to air pollution may lead to unethical behaviours, says study

Exposure to air pollution may lead to unethical behaviours, says study

The researchers found that cities with higher levels of air pollution also tended to have higher levels of crime.

Feb 08, 2018, 16:53 PM IST
Anxious people more likely to get bitten by dogs: Study

Anxious people more likely to get bitten by dogs: Study

Researchers wanted to know how many people had been bitten by a dog; whether the bites needed treatment; and whether the victims knew the dog that had bitten them.

Feb 05, 2018, 13:35 PM IST
Anxiety - An early indicator of Alzheimer's disease?

Anxiety - An early indicator of Alzheimer's disease?

Alzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative condition that causes the decline of cognitive function and the inability to carry out daily life activities.

Jan 13, 2018, 14:38 PM IST
Do you travel for work often? It could increase risk of anxiety, depression

Do you travel for work often? It could increase risk of anxiety, depression

The findings showed that poor behavioural and mental health outcomes significantly increased as the number of nights away from home for business travel rose.

Jan 09, 2018, 14:47 PM IST
Childhood asthma, food allergy may up anxiety disorder risk

Childhood asthma, food allergy may up anxiety disorder risk

According to parents' responses to a standardised interview, 58 per cent of children screened positive for at least one mental disorder. 
 

Jan 05, 2018, 17:42 PM IST
A moody boss may be the reason for your anxiety at work

A moody boss may be the reason for your anxiety at work

Experts found even a poor but consistent relationship with managers was better for workers than one that was influenced by mood swings.

Jan 04, 2018, 16:38 PM IST
Sing Christmas carols in groups to boost mental health, stay happy

Sing Christmas carols in groups to boost mental health, stay happy

The research project followed the group for six months and undertook interviews and focus groups with participants, organisers, and workshop leaders.

Dec 22, 2017, 18:03 PM IST
Penalise stress, anxiety by cycling regularly

Penalise stress, anxiety by cycling regularly

Static cycling is better for people suffering from knee or joint pain.

Dec 18, 2017, 14:58 PM IST
Five new categories of mental illness identified

Five new categories of mental illness identified

The research helps better define mental illness in order to provide improved treatment plans for the millions of patients who suffer from these disorders.

Dec 09, 2017, 16:09 PM IST
Spending 'me time' may reduce depression, anxiety

Spending 'me time' may reduce depression, anxiety

Researchers also noted that the stress reduction has been proven to translate into better heart health and a reduced risk of dementia.

Nov 25, 2017, 13:08 PM IST
Boosting brain activity may protect from anxiety

Boosting brain activity may protect from anxiety

The study found that people at-risk for anxiety were less likely to develop the disorder if they had higher activity in a region of the brain responsible for complex mental operations.

Nov 19, 2017, 18:34 PM IST
Negativity on social media got you down? There is now a name for that feeling

Negativity on social media got you down? There is now a name for that feeling

The continuous exposure to bad news on social media combined with excessive smartphone use can take a toll on the mind.

Nov 11, 2017, 20:03 PM IST
Brain stimulation through magnetic pulses can help overcome anxiety, phobias

Brain stimulation through magnetic pulses can help overcome anxiety, phobias

This form of therapy deliberately exposes anxiety patients to the situations they feel threatened by - under the individual psychological supervision of an expert.

Sep 17, 2017, 17:26 PM IST
Bisexual people more susceptible to anxiety, depression

Bisexual people more susceptible to anxiety, depression

A new study sheds light on the discrimination that bisexual people experience that other members in LGBTQ communities don`t.Researchers from American University analysed data from 503 participants aged 18 to 64 who identified as being attracted to more than one gender.

Sep 11, 2017, 15:02 PM IST
Gut bacteria behind anxious feelings?

Gut bacteria behind anxious feelings?

A team of scientists has found that certain gene regulators in the brain called microRNAs - play a key roll in anxiety-type illness and behaviour, which are affected by bacteria levels in the gut.

Aug 27, 2017, 13:54 PM IST
Strong adolescence friendship bond may boost mental health

Strong adolescence friendship bond may boost mental health

Take heart, having strong and intimate friendships during adolescence may help improve several aspects of mental health such as anxiety, social acceptance, self-worth and symptoms of depression, researchers say.

Aug 22, 2017, 20:40 PM IST
Don't panic if you don't see your phone nearby – It could lead to anxiety, say researchers

Don't panic if you don't see your phone nearby – It could lead to anxiety, say researchers

Nomophobia may serve as an indicator of a social disorder or phobia for individuals with a strong dependency on communication through virtual environments, research suggested.

Aug 20, 2017, 19:07 PM IST
Men, take note! Excessive sugar intake may lead to anxiety, depression

Men, take note! Excessive sugar intake may lead to anxiety, depression

Eating too many sweets may make men anxious and depressed, thereby increasing the risk of common mental disorders.

Jul 30, 2017, 19:12 PM IST
Smoking ups anxiety, affects brain's ability to suppress fear

Smoking ups anxiety, affects brain's ability to suppress fear

Scientists have found that tobacco smoke can impair the brain`s ability to repress fear-related memories, leaving smokers less able to deal with fear and anxiety after a traumatic event.

Jul 29, 2017, 16:12 PM IST
Anxiety drug may help you with fear of social rejection

Anxiety drug may help you with fear of social rejection

According to researchers, low doses of anxiolytic drugs - such as diazepam (Valium) - can ameliorate (make something better) this effect by increasing the activity of mitochondria in the neurons of the brain pathway associated with motivation and reward.

Jul 19, 2017, 18:31 PM IST