WHAT IS AN ANXIETY DISORDER?
IS ANXIETY AN EMOTION?
CAN PANIC DISORDER CAUSE HEART PROBLEMS?
Panic disorder is often associated with chest pain that can either be of cardiac and noncardiac origin. As a result, rates of cardiovascular diseases are high in PD as is the risk of mortality.
IS EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE RELEVANT IN SOCIAL PHOBIA?
The interpersonal and intrapersonal domains of emotional intelligence are relevant factors in understanding social phobia
WHAT PART OF THE BRAIN IS ACTIVATED DURING ANXIETY?
Anxiety activates different parts of the brain depending on whether it is anxious arousal or anxious apprehension.
WHAT PART OF THE BRAIN CONTROLS PANIC ATTACKS?
The periacqueductal gray (PAG) is a small structure in the mid-brain that promotes panic attacks when dysfunctional
DO PANIC DISORDER (PD) AND POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD) CAUSE SIMILAR BODILY SYMPTOMS?
Post-traumatic stress disorder and panic disorder share similar bodily symptoms of anxiety, however they differ in how unstable and severe they are across the disorders.
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