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Flu can increase chance of suffering from anxiety

Flu can increase chance of suffering from anxiety

Anxiety disorder, a mental state that sets in due to a slew of factors, can affect a person in a lot many ways. People who have gone through traumatic experiences in their lives have an increased likelihood of developing an anxiety disorder. Psychological reasons notwithstanding, even certain physical health conditions can trigger the onset of anxiety in people. Flu, for one, is an example of this. Continue reading

Discovery of ‘anxiety cells’ in the brain proves a major breakthrough in anxiety disorder treatment

Discovery of ‘anxiety cells’ in the brain proves a major breakthrough in anxiety disorder treatment

Anxiety is a common reaction to stress and can be helpful in some situations. However, for some people, anxiety can become too excessive turning into an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are one of the most common mental illnesses in the United States, affecting 40 million adults in the age group 18 and above or 18.1 percent of the total population every year. Continue reading

College campuses need more mental health resources, survey suggests

College campuses need more mental health resources, survey suggests

Depression and anxiety disorders have become common mental health issues almost all over the world. People of any age, gender or financial background can suffer from these debilitating mental disorders. A recent survey involving more than 10,000 students from 13 two- and four-year institutions in Washington concluded that there is an urgent need for on-campus mental health services for students, particularly in the wake of two bills under consideration of the state legislature to fund the resources for suicide-prevention in higher education and providing additional mental health counselors for veteran college students. Continue reading