Why musicians are prone to anxiety disorder

Why musicians are prone to anxiety disorder

Anxiety is a widespread problem among the U.S. population. Nervousness, fear, insomnia and shortness of breath are some common symptoms in people with anxiety disorder. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), nearly 40 million adults suffer from various anxiety disorders in the United States. Read more

Most recommended books on anxiety – Part 3

Most recommended books on anxiety – Part 3

Books are a great way to learn. Books can be written on any topic, including anxiety which is a habit to constantly worry about issues, no matter how trivial they might sound to others. Some books on anxiety contain clinical details or physiological factors leading to persistent tendencies of anxiousness, while others contain first-hand experiences of dealing with anxiety in daily lives. Read more

Research: Binaural beats for depression and anxiety

Research: Binaural beats for depression and anxiety

“Music hath charms to soothe a savage beast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.” -William Congreve Read more

Stardom may trigger anxiety and panic attacks

Stardom may trigger anxiety and panic attacks

Anxiety disorders are prevalent in society, cutting across age groups and socio-economic factors. However, many people shy away from speaking about their anxiety issues due to the stigma attached to them and associated myths. Anxiety disorders and panic attacks are not just the bane of the common man but can trouble stars and celebrities too. Read more

How parents can help children deal with social anxiety disorder

How parents can help children deal with social anxiety disorder

Just like adults, even children can feel anxious at times and this is quite normal. But it becomes problematic when anxiety affects their emotional and mental well-being. Among all types of anxiety disorders, social anxiety disorder (SAD), also called social phobia, has a crippling effect on children. Read more