Psychology & Psychiatry

Depression linked to low sports activity

From a friendly game of soccer to sweating it solo in the gym, most of us know that exercise is good for our health. But beyond the obvious physical benefits, research led by UniSA expert in sports sociology Dr. Katja Siefken ...

Health

Workouts: A prescription to ease severe chronic anxiety?

(HealthDay)—Everyone experiences anxious moments now and then. But for those with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), the worry is frequent and overwhelming, often interfering with everyday activities.

Psychology & Psychiatry

High levels of anxiety found among Syrian refugee children

The Syria Civil War has exposed millions of civilians to extreme physical and emotional trauma. Anxiety is common among Syrian refugee children, affecting more than four in five children, according to research presented at ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Low levels of 'anti-anxiety' hormone linked to postpartum depression

In a small-scale study of women with previously diagnosed mood disorders, Johns Hopkins researchers report that lower levels of the hormone allopregnanolone in the second trimester of pregnancy were associated with an increased ...

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