Psychology & Psychiatry

Social anxiety disorder, fear and anxiety lead to avoidance

It's normal to feel nervous in some social situations. For example, going on a date or giving a presentation may cause that feeling of butterflies in your stomach. But in social anxiety disorder, also called social phobia, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Difficulties to care for ICU patients caused by COVID-19

Researchers from the University of Seville's Nursing Department, with the collaboration of professionals from the ICU at Virgen Macarena University Hospital in Seville, have analyzed the key factors in caring for critical ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Migraine sufferers face significant stigma, study finds

(HealthDay)—Those who get migraines have to deal not only with the pain, which can be disabling, but the stigma caused by others who tend to discount the impact of the debilitating headaches, a new study shows.

Psychology & Psychiatry

What predicts distress after episodes of sleep paralysis?

(Medical Xpress)—Ever find yourself briefly paralyzed as you're falling asleep or just waking up? It's a phenomenon is called sleep paralysis, and it's often accompanied by vivid sensory or perceptual experiences, which ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers induce PTSD symptoms in mice

(Medical Xpress) -- Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a condition in which people find themselves experiencing intense fear following a traumatic experience due to unrelated circumstances. It’s quite common in ...

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