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15 Things About Social Anxiety Disorder Psychologists Wish You Knew - Reader's Digest



Reader's Digest
 
15 Things About Social Anxiety Disorder Psychologists Wish You Knew 
Reader's Digest
Social anxiety disorder (SAD), otherwise known as social phobia, is one common type of anxiety disorder that involves a significant amount of fear in one or more social situations. ?These fears can be triggered by real or perceived criticism by others ...

 


Are we confusing anxiety with feeling anxious? - Metro



Metro
 
Are we confusing anxiety with feeling anxious? 
Metro
You only have to go on social media for a few minutes to see influencers or mates talking casually about how awful they feel. What was once a (damagingly) closed subject is now shouted about from the rooftops. 'It's definitely an issue people have to ...

 


Opinion: Mental illness may not be killings' cause - MyAJC



Opinion: Mental illness may not be killings' cause 
MyAJC
The most common mental health diagnosis are anxiety and depression. The National Alliance on Mental Illness reports that approximately 20% of people living in the United States will experience a mental health issue during the year. About 18% of adults ...

 


Scientists Identify Cells in the Brain That Control Anxiety - Mental Floss



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Scientists Identify Cells in the Brain That Control Anxiety 
Mental Floss
Generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, and panic disorder can stem from a combination of factors, but most experts agree that overactive brain chemistry plays a part. Previous studies have connected anxiety disorders to several parts of ...
'Anxiety Cells' Identified in the Brain UCSF News Services
Hypothalamus - Wikipedia Wikipedia

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Bill Brownstein: Got the SAD blues? Blame February - Montreal Gazette



Montreal Gazette
 
Bill Brownstein: Got the SAD blues? Blame February 
Montreal Gazette
Not so coincidentally, February in this frozen tundra is the time of year when seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can strike hardest. Symptoms include the blues, irritability, anxiety and debilitating mental and physical fatigue accompanied by sleep ...

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New Toys Help Cultivate Emotional Intelligence in Children - Voice of America



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New Toys Help Cultivate Emotional Intelligence in Children 
Voice of America
There was plenty of slime and llamas in red pajamas at the International Toy Fair earlier this week in New York. Hidden among these popular playthings were a number of toys that cater to the modern-day kid, with plenty of technology built in ...

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Got a minute?: Don't be SAD, here's help to beat the winter blahs - The Livingston County News



Got a minute?: Don't be SAD, here's help to beat the winter blahs 
The Livingston County News
The most common symptoms of SAD are: enduring sadness, anxiety, irritability, loss of interest in usual activities, withdrawal from social activities, inability to concentrate, extreme fatigue and lack of energy, increased need for sleep and a craving ...

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How comedian Aparna Nancherla got her big break while being shy, anxious, and sad - Quartz



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How comedian Aparna Nancherla got her big break while being shy, anxious, and sad 
Quartz
There are mentors, allies, friends, family, and loved ones who help along the way, and they are invaluable support systems, even if it's not always readily apparent to an outsider. Humans are, for the most part, inherently social creatures. We thrive ...

 


How to cope with a breakup (the healthy way) - Medical News Today



Medical News Today
 
How to cope with a breakup (the healthy way) 
Medical News Today
As a consequence, lots of articles will tell you that a breakup raises the risk of a range of illnesses that I'm not going to cram your head with; contemplating such risks only increases anxiety, which I'm sure you will have plenty of at this point ...

 


People With Depression & Anxiety Speak Differently, Research Shows, And Here's Why It Matters - Bustle



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People With Depression & Anxiety Speak Differently, Research Shows, And Here's Why It Matters 
Bustle
Researchers found that absolutist thinking was common among those with suicidal ideation, borderline personality disorder (BPD), and eating disorders. Suicidal ideation forums contained more absolutist language than anxiety and depression forums, and ...