Psychology & Psychiatry

Research helps people with social phobia face their fears

(Medical Xpress)—Social anxiety disorder – which can include being afraid of speaking in public, fear of interacting with people, and intense nervousness at being the center of attention – affects millions of people ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Are 'workaholics' prone to OCD, anxiety?

(HealthDay)—Some workaholics may be prone to mental health disorders, compared to folks with greater work-life balance, new research suggests.

Neuroscience

Patients with balance disorders benefit from integrative therapy

Over the last 25 years, intensive efforts by physicians, physical therapists, and occupational therapists have developed integrative rehabilitation regimens that can alleviate balance disorders associated with neurological ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Video game improves balance in youth with autism

Playing a video game that rewards participants for holding various "ninja" poses could help children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) improve their balance, according to a recent study in the Journal of Autism ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

What triggers chronic dizziness?

A report in one of the last issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics addresses the physical and psychological triggers for attacks in Meniere's disease. Ménière's disease (MD) is a debilitating disease of the inner ear ...

Overweight & Obesity

TEDMED: Is the obesity crisis a disguise for a deeper problem?

(HealthDay)—Rather than the cause in-and-of-itself, obesity may be a symptom of something far more insidious that is causing obesity-related chronic health concerns, according to a nutrition researcher who presented at ...

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