Psychology & Psychiatry

Phone apps can improve caregiver mental health

Those who care for older adults suffering with memory loss and other cognitive impairments can significantly reduce their depression, stress, and anxiety by focusing on what is going on at the moment and engaging in mindfulness ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Exercise, mindfulness help children with ADHD

Just 10 minutes of exercise and 10 minutes of mindfulness meditation can help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with their mood, self-efficacy and attention.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mindfulness practices shown to help teenagers deal with stress

The teenage years are often a time when anxiety and stress are heightened, causing individuals to deal with problems in self-defeating ways. New research led by a Penn State College of Education faculty member suggests that ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Expert offers practical advice to manage your coronavirus anxiety

Bethany Teachman is a University of Virginia professor of psychology, a licensed clinical psychologist—and, most importantly these days, the leader of the University's Program for Anxiety, Cognition and Treatment Lab. She ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A 5-minute recipe for stress relief

(HealthDay)—Whether it comes from demands at home, a slow commute or monthly bills, it's hard to escape stress. Beyond affecting your mood, it can play havoc with your health, from lost sleep and stress-eating to weight ...

Health

Mindfulness and sleep can reduce exhaustion in entrepreneurs

When entrepreneurs are feeling exhausted but can't afford the time for adequate sleep, they may be able to replenish their energy with mindfulness exercises such as meditation, new research from Oregon State University indicates.

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