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Smartphone blue light may make most young people lose sleep

04/06/2014 07:30:11 AM

Smartphone blue light may make most young people lose sleep More than nine out of 10 young people expose themselves to the blue light from smartphones and tablets, before bed, causing problems with sleep. A new survey also shows more than 28m ...

Lost sleep leads to loss of brain cells, study suggests

03/22/2014 06:40:48 AM

Lost sleep leads to loss of brain cells, study suggests Sleep loss may be more serious than previously thought, causing a permanent loss of brain cells, research suggests. In mice, prolonged lack of sleep led to 25% of certain brain cells dying, ...

Strong Connection to Social Groups may Lower Clinical Depression

03/20/2014 07:06:45 AM

Strong Connection to Social Groups may Lower Clinical Depression A recent study suggests that clinically depressed individuals may benefit from close social connections, including making new friends and general group activities. For the experiment, ...

Anxiety can be turned into positive excitement

03/11/2014 11:12:43 AM

Anxiety can be turned into positive excitement Original article by Philip Chard If you’ve ever grappled with anticipatory anxiety, you’ve probably been told there is one primary approach you should take: calm down. Seems logical. If you ...

Study shows you can feel less anxious by talking about yourself (in your head) in the 3rd person

02/11/2014 03:02:43 AM

If you talk about yourself in your head by name, you’ve got a psychological edge that could help you perform better and be less anxious. If you talk about yourself out loud by name, people think you’re a little loony.  However a recent ...

Juggle your way out of anxiety disorders

02/03/2014 09:32:25 AM

Juggling your way out of anxiety disorders All you need is your anxiety and a tennis or juggling ball. Brain scan studies have demonstrated that anxiety disorders only occurs in one hemisphere of the brain. If you force both hemispheres of ...

Research team reveals how emotions are mapped in the body

01/22/2014 08:35:39 AM

Research team reveals how emotions are mapped in the body Emotions adjust our mental and also bodily states to cope with the challenges detected in the environment. These sensations arising from bodily changes are an important feature of our ...

Reduce anxiety by challenging the assumptions behind your anxious thoughts

11/26/2013 07:00:53 AM

Reduce anxiety by challenging the assumptions behind your anxious thoughts There are a number of helpful ways to change how you think about anxiety provoking situations. One of the ways is to think of the anxious thoughts as incorrect predictions ...

Research shows new parents suffering higher than expected anxiety

11/19/2013 11:06:11 AM

New research shows new parents suffering higher than expected anxiety There are many things to fret about when you are a new parent: lack of sleep, the baby’s development, lost income and unsolicited parenting advice. But new research has ...

New research shows anxiety is a daily obstacle for 1 in 5 UK adults

10/18/2013 07:22:09 AM

Research shows that GPs are 46 times more likely to prescribe medication rather than alternative options for anxiety such as psychotherapy or exercise The topic of mental health has again hit the headlines. Prevalence of mental health problems ...

Most mental health patients prefer psychotherapy over drugs | Psychotherapy Manchester

09/06/2013 05:33:05 AM

Most mental health patients prefer psychotherapy over drugs A line was crossed in 2005 as anti-depressant medication became the most widely prescribed class of drug in the USA. Here in England, the use of anti-depressants has risen to its highest ...

Don’t Feel Depressed and Anxious About Not Feeling Happy Enough

09/02/2013 13:00:02 PM

Don’t Get Depressed and Anxious About Not Feeling Happy Enough Some people may actually find themselves feeling more depressed and anxious when they try really hard to be happier, and fail to be as happy as they feel they should be. ...

Nigel Magowan Presents His Research into the Potential Effectiveness of Ecotherapy as a Treatment for Anxiety, at the 2013 UKCP Research Conference

06/24/2013 09:18:29 AM

Nigel Magowan Presents His Research into the Potential Effectiveness of Ecotherapy as a Treatment for Anxiety, at the 4th UKCP Annual Research Conference at Regents University in London. On Saturday 22nd June 2013, Beeleaf Institute of Co ...

Sleep Deprivation May Lead to Higher Anxiety Levels | Sleep Therapist in Manchester

06/20/2013 03:33:14 AM

Sleep Deprivation May Lead to Higher Anxiety Levels Two common features of anxiety disorders are insomnia and an amplification of emotional response. Results from the new study suggest that these features may not be independent of one another ...

Mindfulness Meditation Relieves Anxiety and Stress

06/15/2013 04:00:18 AM

Scientists have learned that meditation can reduce anxiety by as much as 39 % while having also identified the brain areas involved. Zen masters and Buddhist monks, have recognized for a very long time that meditation is able to lower anxiety, ...

What are Anxiety Disorders?

06/13/2013 08:13:43 AM

Anxiety Disorders The term Anxiety disorder is collective term for a group of disorders that share anxiety related symptoms. Each individual anxiety disorder refers to a set of anxiety symptoms and specific anxiety triggers.  All anxieties ...

Research shows Psychotherapy equally as successful as anti-depressants at reducing depression

06/07/2013 09:40:16 AM

Psychotherapy as effective as anti-depressants at treating depression New research finds little difference between the effectiveness of anti-depressant medication and non-drug therapeutic approaches such as psychotherapy for the treatment of ...