Recovery from generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is possible with good physical health, relationships, and no other mental health issues.
CAN ANXIETY BE CAUSED BY AN OVERACTIVE THYROID?
Thyroid disorders like hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism are associated with anxiety and depression.
IS SOCIAL SKILLS TRAINING HELPFUL FOR SOCIAL ANXIETY?
Treatments for social anxiety that include social skills training produce more effective results than those without it.
A PHEROMONE THAT EVOKES ANXIETY
Both rats and humans secrete a pheromone with anxiogenic effects.
BREAKING DOWN EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION SKILLS
When broken down, social skills comprise various elements which, when combined to various degrees, lead to effective social performance without social anxiety.
DYSFUNCTION of THE INSULAR CORTEX LINKED WITH SOCIAL ANXIETY
Hyperactivity and volume reduction in the insular cortex is linked to social anxiety disorders
HOW DOES ANXIETY AFFECT BREATHING PATTERNS?
Trait anxiety contributes to breathing pattern changes such as breathlessness and hyperventilation.
IS SOCIAL ANXIETY CONTRIBUTING TO DECREASED FACE-TO-FACE COMMUNICATION?
Adolescents with social anxiety choose to replace face-to-face. communication with socially interactive media
Self-control relies on a finite energy source provided by glucose. Glucose metabolism in the brain explains why it is sometimes very hard to maintain good self-control.
SMOKING WORSENS ANXIETY, SO WHY IS IT PERCEIVED AS HELPFUL WITH SOME OF THE SYMPTOMS ?
While nicotine worsens anxiety symptoms, it also appears to help some of the symptoms.