Tag: anxiety

Suicide Prevention: Risks, Warnings, and Protective Factors

September 26, 2023
September is Suicide Prevention Month, so let’s take this time to pay special attention and foster awareness of this serious social issue. The American Psychiatric Association and the Suicide Prevention...

Behavioral Science: 5 Reasons That Psychology Matters

October 20, 2022
When it comes to psychology education, a lot has changed since 1994. Having been immersed in the field of behavioral science since that time, I've come to see an increasing need...

Depression Might Be Trying to Tell Us Something

August 9, 2022
Are we ready to listen? Posted August 8, 2022 | By: Justin Garson Ph.D. KEY POINTS ON DEPRESSION Until recently, a central tenet of biomedical psychiatry was that depression is caused by low serotonin levels. A recent...

Addressing the New Loneliness

July 8, 2022
The link between social support and both physical and mental health. Posted July 4, 2022 | By: Wendy L. Patrick, J.D., Ph.D. KEY POINTS With social restrictions lifted, families are reuniting, friends...

“I Have Anxiety About Having Anxiety”

March 3, 2022
One uncomfortable but effective way to combat escalating anxiety. Posted February 24, 2022 |  By: Erin Leonard Ph.D. KEY POINTS The experience of intense anxiety is awful. A wildly pounding heart and paralyzed body...

When Spiritual Crises Show Up in the Mental Health System

February 17, 2022
The biggest regret I had was talking to my family and mainstream medical practitioners who weren’t informed about my experiences.

How to Have a Great Social Life Even with Social Anxiety

October 12, 2021
Research reveals how to replace anxiety with chemistry. Posted December 22, 2020 | By: Wendy L. Patrick, J.D., Ph.D. THE BASICS What Is Anxiety? For many people, making small talk in a...

New UK Study Confirms: Alpha-Stim Improves Quality of Life By Relieving Anxiety

September 8, 2021
Researchers from the United Kingdom’s Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHFT) and General Practice Alliance (GPA) recently conducted a study to examine whether Alpha-Stim® can be a useful tool to improve quality of...

Concentration Problems: Distinguishing Between Anxiety and ADHD

July 15, 2021
The pandemic has made it difficult to tease apart symptoms of anxiety and ADHD. Posted July 13, 2021 | By: Candace Good KEY POINTS Anxiety and ADHD can both cause difficulties with...

The Future of Psychiatric Treatment

May 19, 2021
Is it time to update diagnostic criteria for psychiatric disorders? Posted May 19, 2021  By: Eugene Rubin MD, PhD and Charles Zorumski MD KEY POINTS The current diagnostic framework is...