ARTICLES RELATING TO ANXIETY

Domestic violence has serious impact on kids

2014-04-14 16:33

Family violence cuts across all segments of society and has a serious impact on children who witness, hear or see the results of such violence.

In war zones, civilians also suffer mental health problems

2014-04-11 13:00

Civilians who work in military war zones are also exposed to life-threatening hazards and experience mental health problems as anxiety, depression and anger.

Pro footballers are prone to depression

2014-04-03 13:56

Contrary to popular belief, the life of a professional footballer has some dark sides and more than one quarter of professional soccer players suffer from depression or anxiety.

Image issues? Blame it on Facebook

2014-03-20 12:00

Spending time on Facebook may fuel female college students' anxieties about their weight and body shape, especially when sharing photos and other images.

'Yoga by Numbers' a step-by-step roadmap for novices

2014-03-18 13:54

After suffering a health scare, a 32-year-old American athlete designed 'Yoga by Numbers', an easier way to learn yoga for people who face challenges.

Missing plane: 10 unbearable days of waiting

2014-03-17 17:00

Flight MH370 has been missing for ten days. How on earth can the relatives cope with the devastating effects of the endless waiting?

Online therapy an alternative to 'face-to-face'

2014-03-03 16:19

With the world of technology fast evolving, more and more people are seeking help on the internet, in the form of online therapy.

What are YOUR daddy issues?

2014-02-24 10:30

It’s a well known phrase used to describe troubled girls. But is there any truth to it?

What are daddy issues and do you have them?

2014-02-21 11:30

It’s a well known phrase used to describe troubled girls. But is there any truth to it?

9.5% of SA teen deaths due to suicide

2014-02-18 10:45

National Teen Suicide Prevention Week aims to educate the public about the warning signs of depression which can lead to suicide in teens.

Teen suicide: Why do they want to die?

2014-02-17 13:27

National Teen Suicide Prevention Week aims to educate the public about teen suicide and experts answer burning questions as to why this is an ongoing trend.

Babies may help couples stay together

2014-01-31 11:14

A Danish study suggests that couples who seek evaluation for infertility problems are more likely to stay together if they are ultimately able to have a child.

Ecstasy vs. anxiety

2014-01-17 17:30

The club drug Ecstasy may be useful in treating anxiety and PTSD.

Meditation may reduce depression, anxiety and pain

2014-01-11 05:00

Researchers report that daily meditation might help some people relieve anxiety, depression and pain.

Emotions trigger consistent bodily sensations

2014-01-02 16:25

Emotions adjust our mental and also bodily states to cope with the challenges detected in the environment. Researchers reveal how emotions are experienced in the body.

How to get through a bad day

2013-11-22 10:00

Having the worst of days ever? Here's how to fight your way through it.

Depression: do you know the signs?

2013-10-16 12:17

One of the most important things you can do for someone who is depressed is to make sure they get the help they need. Here's what you need to know.

Internet health info can worsen hypochondria

2013-10-11 16:15

Going online to search for health information may not be a good idea for people who fear uncertainty.

Anxious people need more personal space

2013-08-30 20:00

Anxiety disorder seems to affect people's need for more personal space surrounding the body, also called 'peripersonal space'.

Girls aren't more anxious about maths

2013-08-27 14:56

Girls report more maths anxiety on general survey measures, but are not actually more anxious during maths classes and exams, according to new research.

No need for bed rest after IVF

2013-07-01 11:18

Bed rest immediately after an in vitro fertilization procedure, despite being common practice, did not help women ultimately have a baby, according to a new study.

How to get through a bad day

2013-06-13 00:00

Having the worst of days ever? Here's how to fight your way through it.

Creative arts may help cancer patients cope

2013-05-14 09:57

Review shows participation in dance, music, art or writing can soothe anxiety, depression and pain.

New SA herbal stress remedy hits market

2013-03-18 13:13

An anxiety-reducing indigenous plant, known locally as "kougoed", has hit the complementary medicine shelves in South Africa.

Post-natal anxiety more common thatn depression

2013-03-08 10:34

Study found nearly 1 in 5 women has post-partum anxiety, but it fades fairly quickly.

 

41 major life stressors

2014-04-11 17:08

Just how high are your stress levels really?

In war zones, civilians also suffer mental health problems

2014-04-11 11:37

Civilians who work in military war zones are also exposed to life-threatening hazards and experience mental health problems as anxiety, depression and anger.

Facebook photos fuel anxiety in female students

2014-03-20 14:45

Spending time on Facebook may fuel female college students' anxieties about their weight and body shape, especially when sharing photos and other images.

'Yoga by Numbers' a step-by-step roadmap for novices

2014-03-19 07:15

After suffering a health scare, a 32-year-old American athlete designed 'Yoga by Numbers', an easier way to learn yoga for people who face challenges.

Missing plane: a terrible 10 days of waiting

2014-03-18 08:00

Flight MH370 has been missing for ten days. How on earth can the relatives cope with the devastating effects of the endless waiting?

Psychiatrists to answer medication queries online

2014-03-04 14:44

On Friday, 14 March at 1pm and again at 7pm psychiatrists, Dr Greg Johnson and Prof Rita Thom will be live on Facebook to answer all your medication-related queries.

Is it a fear, or is it a phobia?

2014-03-02 21:30

Do you have an intense fear of animals, heights, blood, injections, planes? You may be suffering from a phobia.

What are YOUR daddy issues?

2014-02-22 13:00

It’s a well known phrase used to describe troubled girls. But is there any truth to it?

What are YOUR daddy issues?

2014-02-20 15:18

It’s a well known phrase used to describe troubled girls. But is there any truth to it?

Poor sleep linked to pain in older adults

2014-02-17 14:07

According to researchers 'non restorative sleep' is the biggest risk factor for the development of widespread pain in older adults.

Babies may help couples stay together

2014-01-31 14:00

A Danish study suggests that couples who seek evaluation for infertility problems are more likely to stay together if they are ultimately able to have a child.

Banish your bad mood with guided meditation apps

2014-01-22 12:21

In a bad mood? New smartphone apps provide short guided meditations to help users return to a positive state of mind.

Just how anxious are you?

2014-01-13 15:54

Generalised Anxiety Disorder is a serious illness. Here's what you need to know.

Meditation may reduce depression, anxiety and pain

2014-01-07 10:52

Researchers report that daily meditation might help some people relieve anxiety, depression and pain.

Depression: do you know the signs?

2013-10-18 10:15

One of the most important things you can do for someone who is depressed is to make sure they get the help they need. Here's what you need to know.

Depression: do you know the signs?

2013-10-16 12:07

One of the key roles you can play in the health of someone who is depressed or suffers from anxiety is to make sure they get the help they need. Here's what you need to know.

Internet health info can worsen hypochondria

2013-10-11 10:27

Going online to search for health information may not be a good idea for people who fear uncertainty.

Anxious people need more personal space

2013-08-30 12:27

Anxiety disorder seems to affect people's need for more personal space surrounding the body, also called 'peripersonal space'.

Why thoughts of death generate humour

2013-07-03 08:25

A new study shows an increase in humorous creativity when individuals are primed with thoughts of death.

‘My baby wore a crash helmet’

2013-05-27 10:23

Over-protective mom insisted her baby wear a helmet, even at home.

Helping kids make sense of the senseless

2013-04-17 09:58

Tragedies like the Boston bombings require a loving, shared response, experts say.

Avoiding scary situations makes kids anxious

2013-03-18 09:25

Study author says counseling may help youngsters face issues head-on.

Relationships can make you sick

2013-02-25 09:28

Feeling insecure about your romantic relationship can actually harm your health

 
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