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, ...

Addiction

Cannabis: Sexually diverse youths with depression use more

It's no secret that studies show that sexually diverse youth—in particular, lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) youth—use more cannabis and experience more mental health challenges than their heterosexual peers.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental health conditions up in public health workers during pandemic

(HealthDay)—More than half of public health workers reported adverse mental health conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research published in the June 25 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease ...

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