Do the midterm elections have you feeling stressed? You’re not alone. Two-thirds of Americans say they’re stressed over the future of our nation, according to a 2017 survey by the American Psychological Association.
Don’t let anxiety about deadline pressures, your kids, or a health issue overwhelm you. Our psychologists explain why it’s important to let go of anxious thoughts — and when you should pay attention to them.
Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series, The Short Answer. Here, psychologist Carolyn Fisher, PhD, explains why we sigh, and the relationship between sighing and emotion.
Are you feeling anxious for no apparent reason? Many different medical conditions can trigger anxiety. Discover how primary care doctors get to the bottom of this problem.
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Living a full, productive life depends, in part, on mental health. An expert talks about why we need to pay attention and talk to our doctors about mental health concerns, such as anxiety and depression.
Anxiety is a normal response to many of life’s stressors. But if it keeps you from fully participating in life, you may have a disorder that needs treatment. Find out how to tell.
Learning you have a hereditary breast cancer risk can be frightening. But talking to a therapist can help you take control and cope with anxiety and depression.
Are you worrying yourself sick? Learn more about how to manage your stress to help protect your body from the effects of chronic worry.
Is chronic pain keeping you from enjoying life? Studies show that 30 to 50 percent of those struggling with chronic pain also have depression and anxiety. Discover how the two conditions are linked, and what can help.
Parents are likely to be more anxious about a child’s surgery than their own. But knowledge and preparation can help. Get practical tips on coping with your child’s surgery.