National Psychotherapy Day: Psychotherapy as a pertinent treatment for anxiety

National Psychotherapy Day: Psychotherapy as a pertinent treatment for anxiety

With anxiety becoming one of the most common mental disorders among the American population, experts, and medical professionals are developing new age methods to treat the mental disorder. Anxiety is usually treated with medications, such as anti-anxiety drugs or therapies or a combination of the both. Read more

Pets may help reduce anxiety risk in children: Study

Pets may help reduce anxiety risk in children: Study

Pets are the best companions one could ever get in life. They are fun, innocent and most importantly, they do not judge others around them. However, time and again concerns have been raised regarding the hygiene quotient due to the presence of pets at home and that germs and probable diseases spread through them. But there can be a sense of relief to pets’ lovers as a study revealed that presence of pets can significantly reduce the risk of anxiety in children. Read more

Newborns and toddlers experience anxiety too; look for these signs

Newborns and toddlers experience anxiety too; look for these signs

Crying when hungry or cranky when feeling sleepy are common with newborns and toddlers. However, these could also be the signs of anxiety in children. Though common among adults, anxiety in newborns and toddlers is unexpected and unthoughtful. But, anxiety is rather common in kids. Studies have revealed that kids also exhibit signs of anxiety, especially in situations where they are moving away from their parents or surrounded with unknown people. Read more

Positive attitude toward aging helps older adults fight stress and anxiety: Study

Positive attitude toward aging helps older adults fight stress and anxiety: Study

Aging is a natural process, but the phase brings in many issues, both physical and mental. Though advancements in medical science have increased the life span of people, there are certain undesirable and unavoidable problems that usually become a cause of physical decline in old age. Apart from physical problems, older adults are also vulnerable to develop mental problems.

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