Slow cognitive process among teens linked with depression, anxiety as adults

A new study has observed that teens with slower performance on a test of "cognitive processing speed" are more likely to have depression and anxiety symptoms as adults.

Childhood nightmares give rise to adolescent psychotic disorders

Researchers at the University of Warwick have found a significant link between the presence of persistent nightmares in childhood and psychotic experiences in adolescence.

Stress ups risk of death from liver disease

In a first, researchers have linked high levels of anxiety or depression with an increased risk of death from liver disease.

Yoga reverses effects on brain marked by chronic pain

A new study has found that chronic pain causes brain anatomy changes and impairments, however, yoga prevents and reverses the effects of chronic pain on the brain.

Cyber Bullying can lead to several psychological conditions among victims

Cyber-bullying can lead to emotional scarring amongst the victims, as examined by the doctors.

Social phobia puts you at teeth grinding risk

People with social phobia or anxiety are at increased risk of bruxism - teeth grinding which causes tooth wear and fractures as well as jaw pain, a new research has found.

New pills may help combat depression, anxiety

 A new research can prove to be a break-through in brain using light and raising hopes for a new class of drugs to treat psychiatric diseases.

Childhood bullying has worse effects on mental health: Lancet

Those who are bullied by peers in childhood are around five times more likely to experience anxiety and are nearly twice as likely to report more depression and self-harm at the age of 18 than children who are maltreated by adults, the findings showed.

Switch to 'turn off' nicotine withdrawal symptoms identified

A team of scientists has identified brain circuitry that is responsible for the increased anxiety in smoking cessation.

How gut bacteria produce key brain chemical

Production of a key chemical, deficiency of which is linked to various diseases and disorders such as depression and anxiety, depends largely on a group of approximately 20 bacteria in the gut, says a new study.

How underage binge-drinking may lead to increased anxiety, alcoholism in adults

A new study has revealed that binge-drinking during adolescence may affect adult behavior through long-lasting changes in genes.

New crowdsourced tool to better ease depression, anxiety


Washington: A team of researchers has come up with a new peer-to-peer networking tool that enables sufferers of anxiety and depression to build online support communities and practice therapeutic techniques.

Beware! High-fat diet can alter your behaviour

High-fat diet can affect brain health and promote changes in your behaviour, including increased anxiety, impaired memory, and repetitive behaviour, warns a new study.

Exposure to air pollution increases risk of anxiety and stroke

A new study has examined that air pollution is linked to increased risk of anxiety and stroke.

LSD, magic mushrooms do not affect mental health

Psychedelics like LSD and magic mushrooms, do not put a person at risk of developing mental health problems, claims a new study.

Shun anxiety and enjoy life to its fullest
Shun anxiety and enjoy life to its fullest

Do you think that a minor tiff with your girlfriend can spoil your relationship forever or the arrival of a new boss at the workplace is threat to your career? Chill out now else you will end up making bad decisions amid uncertainty.

Diabetes linked to behavioural disorder

Anyone can go nuts over managing diabetes, but people with the disease are more prone to anxiety and depression than those with other chronic diseases that require similar levels of management, says a study.

Anxious people tend to make bad decisions amid uncertainties

A new research has revealed that anxious people are more likely to make bad decisions under uncertainties of life.

Gene linked to anxiety, schizophrenia identified

Scientists have identified a novel gene linked to anxiety and schizophrenia.

Why losing your temper can literally kill you

 A new study has revealed that angry outburst or anxiety can trigger heart attack within hours.