Anxious parents transmit anxiety to their child through various pathways including learning and heritability.
CAN YOU REDUCE ANXIETY WITH ATTENTION TRAINING?
Training anxious individuals to turn their attention towards positive things in their environment is effective at reducing anxiety.
IS LACK OF CONTROL A FACTOR IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF ANXIETY?
Lack of control early in life contributes to immediate anxiety and increased vulnerability to developing anxiety later on
IS BODY TEMPERATURE IMPORTANT IN SLEEP?
Sleep can only occur if optimum body and brain temperature is reached.
ACTIVITY OF THE LOCUS COERULEUS CONTRIBUTES TO PATHOLOGICAL ANXIETY
This article discusses the role of the Locus coeruleus in the generation of pathological anxiety
IS THE QUALITY OF REM SLEEP DIFFERENT IN POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD) AND MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER (MDD)?
PTSD patients tend to have reduced REM sleep, while MDD patients spend too much time in REM sleep.
IS SLEEP IMPORTANT FOR EMOTION REGULATION?
Sleep helps optimize emotion regulation for both positive and negative emotions. When sleep is disturbed or lost, emotional volatility and potential psychopathologies occur.
CAN YOU GET ANXIETY FROM BEING TOO PERSISTENT?
Persistence is a character trait that protects against mood disorders, but it could lead to anxiety disorders
HOW DO CHANGES IN POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE AFFECT INFLUENCE ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION?
Changes in positive and negative affects influence the severity of symptoms in anxiety and depression, they also predict the effectiveness of treatment.
THE ROLE OF AFFECT IN PREDICTING ANXIETY VERSUS DEPRESSION
Depression and anxiety are characterized by unique time patterns of positive and negative affect.