Anxiety

Brain's memory area might be associated with anxiety, depression

Brain's memory area might be associated with anxiety, depression

An area of the brain, commonly linked with memory and dementia, could also yield important clues about a range of mental health illnesses including addiction, anxiety and depression, a study has found.

Apr 16, 2018, 12:00 PM IST
Yoga classes in school may help kids fight stress, anxiety

Yoga classes in school may help kids fight stress, anxiety

Participating in yoga and mindfulness activities at school helps relieve stress and anxiety in young children, improving their wellbeing and emotional health, a study has found.

Apr 12, 2018, 17:46 PM IST
Dwayne Johnson opens up about battle with depression

Dwayne Johnson opens up about battle with depression

Dwayne `The Rock` Johnson has revealed that he battled with depression as a teenager, after his mother`s failed suicide attempt.

Apr 03, 2018, 00:25 AM IST
Researchers discover link between PCOS and anxiety

Researchers discover link between PCOS and anxiety

Maternal obesity and androgen excess induce sex-specific anxiety in the offspring, according to the study.

Mar 26, 2018, 11:20 AM IST
Smartphone addiction linked to anxiety, depression: Study

Smartphone addiction linked to anxiety, depression: Study

Are you addicted to your smartphone? Well, nowadays most of the people are hooked to their phones.

Mar 22, 2018, 15:50 PM IST
Women with larger waistline are at higher risk of anxiety

Women with larger waistline are at higher risk of anxiety

For the study, published in the Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Society, researchers analyzed data from more than 5,580 middle-aged Latin American women.

Mar 07, 2018, 17:52 PM IST
Feeling stressed and anxious? Meditation will help

Feeling stressed and anxious? Meditation will help

The American Psychological Association study suggested that the stress levels among the American natives have been increasing for the first time in ten years, reports NBC News.

Mar 06, 2018, 10:51 AM IST
A little anxiety may aid your memory

A little anxiety may aid your memory

For the study, the researchers assessed 80 undergraduate students from the University of Waterloo, including 64 females.

Feb 27, 2018, 20:00 PM IST
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

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