The effects of social threat on the neuroendocrine system and its consequence on social behavior.
THE ROLE OF SLEEP IN THE CONSOLIDATION OF FEAR MEMORIES
Fear memory is consolidated during sleep through a neural mechanism that if disrupted leads to dysregulated fear as happens in anxiety disorders
IS IT UNHEALTHY TO BE PRONE TO BOREDOM ?
Boredom proneness is associated with a slew of psychopathological issues, such as anxiety, depression and isolation.
DOES SLEEP LOSS LEAD TO SOCIAL ISOLATION?
Sleep loss promotes social withdrawal, thereby increasing isolation and loneliness.
DOES SLEEP DEPRIVATION INCREASE ANXIETY?
Sleep deprivation increases anxiety, especially after more than 72 hours of no sleep.
DO PANIC ATTACKS OCCUR EVEN IF YOU DON’T HAVE AN ANXIETY DISORDER?
Non-anxious people experience panic attacks that are in some cases similar to those experienced in panic disorder.
THE WARNING SIGNS OF “OUT OF THE BLUE” PANIC ATTACKS
Spontaneous or out of the blue panic attacks follow heart rate and respiratory irregularities that are not perceived by the sufferer.
DOES AURICULOTHERAPY HELP REDUCE ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION?
Auriculotherapy, which consists in stimulating specific points in the ear, contribute to reducing anxiety, stress and depression.
CAN YOU CONTROL YOUR EMOTIONS WHILE HUNGOVER?
Alcohol hangover impairs the ability to regulate our emotions
A BREATHING CUSHION TO REDUCE ANXIETY?
A breathing cushion mimicking slow deep breathing that can help reduce anxiety