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Newly discovered gene variants increase risk of anxiety disorders

Newly discovered gene variants increase risk of anxiety disorders

Horror movie scenes help researchers identify key neural pathway for processing fear

Horror movie scenes help researchers identify key neural pathway for processing fear

Psychotherapy normalizes brain changes linked to social anxiety disorder

Psychotherapy normalizes brain changes linked to social anxiety disorder

Early predictors of anxiety and depression may be evident in the brain at birth, study suggests

Early predictors of anxiety and depression may be evident in the brain at birth, study suggests

Clinical study finds evidence that mindfulness meditation training combats anxiety

Clinical study finds evidence that mindfulness meditation training combats anxiety

Witnessing fear in others may change how information flows in the brain, study finds

Witnessing fear in others may change how information flows in the brain, study finds

'Friendship Bench' approach holds potential to improve lives of people with mental health problems

'Friendship Bench' approach holds potential to improve lives of people with mental health problems

Researchers find effective cure for social anxiety disorders

Researchers find effective cure for social anxiety disorders

Increased sensitivity to uncertain threat common to several anxiety disorders

Increased sensitivity to uncertain threat common to several anxiety disorders

Study examines effects of internet-based cognitive behavior therapy for social anxiety

Study examines effects of internet-based cognitive behavior therapy for social anxiety

Yoga shows promise in reducing symptoms for people with Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Yoga shows promise in reducing symptoms for people with Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Researchers find common brain abnormalities shared across multiple emotional disorders

Researchers find common brain abnormalities shared across multiple emotional disorders

New study pinpoints individual neurons in the brain that support observational learning

New study pinpoints individual neurons in the brain that support observational learning

Study evaluates effectiveness of psychotherapy in SAD patients who fail to respond to antidepressants

Study evaluates effectiveness of psychotherapy in SAD patients who fail to respond to antidepressants

New study shows women with ADHD likely to have many mental, physical health problems

New study shows women with ADHD likely to have many mental, physical health problems

Risk of suicide among OCD patients much higher than previously thought

Risk of suicide among OCD patients much higher than previously thought

Duke University study provides new mechanistic understanding of OCD

Duke University study provides new mechanistic understanding of OCD

Scientists detect new genetic candidate for testing treatments that could influence fear learning in PTSD patients

Scientists detect new genetic candidate for testing treatments that could influence fear learning in PTSD patients

Lower attention ability in early adolescence linked to increased genetic risk for four different anxiety symptoms

Lower attention ability in early adolescence linked to increased genetic risk for four different anxiety symptoms

Child adversities linked to high rates of adult insomnia

Child adversities linked to high rates of adult insomnia