Researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School have for the first time identified the mechanism that protects us from developing uncontrollable fear.
Neuroscience Oct 05, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 3 |
A new study by Weill Cornell Medical College researchers shows that adolescents' reactions to threat remain high even when the danger is no longer present. According to researchers, once a teenager's brain is triggered by ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 27, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 8 |
Bangladeshi doctors Wednesday asked the government to halt permits for Viagra to be mass produced for the domestic market, fearing it could lead to the anti-impotence drug becoming available over the counter.
Medications Sep 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Newly formed emotional memories can be erased from the human brain. This is shown by researchers from Uppsala University in a new study now being published by the academic journal Science. The findings may represent a brea ...
Neuroscience Sep 20, 2012 | 3.6 / 5 (18) | 9 |
A new study led by MIT neuroscientists has found that brain scans of patients with social anxiety disorder can help predict whether they will benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
such as a terrorist attack, a natural disaster, or market collapse – often strikes twice. There is the damage caused by the event itself, as lives are lost or left in ruin. But there is also the second act, catalyzed by ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers studying how our minds develop fears in response to danger found that people can quickly learn to recognise a threat even when they are unaware of it.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Exposure therapy for irrational fear of spiders seems to be more effective if it is followed by sleep, according to a recent study in the Journal of Psychiatric Research. The results have implications for treatme ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Anxiety disorders affect approximately 40 million American adults each year, and although they are treatable, they often cause significant distress.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Study finds social anxiety a predictor of dating aggression in young men.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 19, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0
The Endocrine Society commissioned Lake Research Partners to conduct a national survey of 424 internal medicine, family practice and OB/GYN physicians about their attitudes and experiences related to treating menopausal symptoms. ...
Other Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Students are often expected to speak knowledgably in front of groups of unfamiliar people as part of their education. The assessment of student presentations contributes to degree grading, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0
Two-thirds of South African teens and adults suffer from a "fear of missing out" on more interesting activities than what they're doing, a study by a pharmaceutical firm showed on Monday.
Health Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Whether it is a phobia like a fear of flying, public speaking or spiders, or a diagnosis such as obsessive compulsive disorder, new research finds patients suffering from anxiety disorders showed the most ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 28, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Women who have a fear of childbirth spend longer in labour than women who have no such fear, suggests new research published today (27 June) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 26, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1