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Why We Believe Worry Helps Us

Sat, 01 Feb 2014 00:04:12 +00002014-02-01T00:04:12Z

The link between worry and Generalized Anxiety Disorder is clear: excessive worry is one of the main features of GAD. But what about your beliefs about your worry? Can the way you feel about your worry affect your level of anxiety?


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Kids and Anxiety

Tue, 17 May 2011 12:12:44 +00002011-05-17T12:12:44Z

Childhood should be filled with carefree days running around outside, playing dress-up, and goofing off with friends.  There are usually few, if any, real responsibilities, so most kids limit their worrying to ensuring that nothing important is left off of their holiday-time wish lists.


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Study shows abnormalities in brains of anxiety-disorder patients

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 11:43:45 +00002010-02-17T11:43:45Z

A recent study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry found patients suffering from generalized anxiety disorder, or GAD, have abnormalities in the way their brain unconsciously controls emotions.


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Job Anxiety Making People Better Employees

Sat, 28 Feb 2009 02:09:45 +00002009-02-28T02:09:45Z

With a lot of anxiety occurring around the job market and the economy, employees are apparently showing better work habits. This is a part of anxiety that many people do ...

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Anxiety & Substance Use

Sat, 28 Feb 2009 01:00:36 +00002009-02-28T01:00:36Z

To keep track of the articles on this site and those yet to come on anxiety and substance use, I created a new page "Substance Use & Anxiety". If there ...

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Child Abuse Changes Genes

Wed, 25 Feb 2009 13:39:47 +00002009-02-25T13:39:47Z

There continues to be research showing physiological changes due to abuse, the most recent showing changes in a gene that may be related to our ability to deal with stress. ...

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Over-thinking and Anxiety

Tue, 17 Feb 2009 12:36:19 +00002009-02-17T12:36:19Z

Researchers in sports psychology have known about this for awhile, but in a clutch situation, over-thinking can disrupt performance. This is demonstrated very well by a great video report from the BBC...

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Monks, Happiness, and Relaxation

Thu, 12 Feb 2009 02:00:24 +00002009-02-12T02:00:24Z

Psychologists and researches continue to be fascinated with eastern philosophy and life practice. Mindfulness is appropriately all the rage, and here is a great article detailing some other things related to anxiety and living in the now...

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More Physicians Recommending Alternative Therapies

Sun, 01 Feb 2009 13:38:47 +00002009-02-01T13:38:47Z

Apparently there is an increasing number of physicians that are recommending massage, acupuncture, and others for a wide variety of conditions. People with GAD often report some relief from anxiety ...

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