8 websites that’ll calm you down in an instant

2015-10-29 10:08

Anxious? Worked up? Angry? Take a break from you work and click to one of these sites now.

5 ways to help your toddler deal with fear

2015-10-13 15:31

As much as you should encourage your child's imagination, you also need to help her deal with her fears. Here's how.

What to do if someone you know has an anxiety disorder

2015-06-18 16:46

Supporting someone with an anxiety disorder can be tricky - how do you know if you're being a help or a hindrance? Try to remember these 11 tips when you're with them...

Ecstasy may reduce anxiety in terminal patients

2015-05-28 15:00

Cancer patients suffering from debilitating anxiety, fear or depression may find some peace during Ecstasy-influenced psychotherapy sessions.

Air pollution tied to anxiety in women

2015-05-04 15:13

A new study suggests that air pollution may be related to mental health.

LSD brain-imaging study seeks funds

2015-03-06 15:48

A study of the effects of LSD on the human brain could revolutionise understanding of the benefits of the psychedelic drug.

Half of US adults with asthma or COPD still smoke

2015-01-08 14:13

According to federal health officials almost half of US adults over 40 suffering with asthma or COPD still smoke.

Post-heart attack depression more common in women

2014-10-23 15:29

Anxiety and depression after a heart attack may be more common, and conditions more severe in women than men.

Therapy better than drugs for social anxiety disorder

2014-09-29 12:12

While antidepressants are commonly used to treat social anxiety disorder, behavioural therapy may be a better option.

Sedatives may increase Alzheimer's risk

2014-09-10 15:27

Using sedatives for anxiety or insomnia may increase your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.


How to help a homesick kid

2015-10-16 11:29

Tears, fears, nerves and nightmares.

Can too much sitting make you anxious?

2015-06-22 09:44

Too little exercise and too much time sitting can make you more likely to feel anxious, a new study suggests.

Control your breathing to manage anxiety

2015-06-18 16:08

Many who suffer from anxiety disorders feel powerless in stressful situations but practising controlled breathing can help to minimise the symptoms of anxiety.

Oxytocin lessens anxiety in social situations

2015-05-22 11:44

The hormone oxytocin which is involved in mother-child bonding, social interactions and romance has a possible use in treatment of psychological and psychiatric conditions.

New Jersey ban on gay conversion therapy upheld

2015-04-14 11:21

A challenge by a 15-year-old boy to New Jersey's ban on gay conversion therapy for minors was recently rejected in court.

My 8 week journey to the 21km Two Oceans Marathon – week 3

2015-03-04 16:35

I always tell people that running is not something that comes naturally to me. I don’t wake up craving a long run, but I am doing it and I'm making progress. Here's how my third week of training went.

Nicotine withdrawal symptoms

2014-11-14 12:59

Ready to quit? Be prepared for the withdrawal symptoms.

Need for earlier recognition and treatment of ADHD

2014-09-30 10:43

Children with ADHD may already be struggling to perform well and fit in at school as early as Grade 2.

Yoga may help people with bipolar disorder

2014-09-18 13:47

A study reports that patients with bipolar disorder get emotional, cognitive and physical benefits from yoga practice.

SA women depressed over early hair loss

2014-08-25 13:30

Many South African women with signs of early hair loss are suffering from anxiety and depression.

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