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For years, anecdotal reports suggested microdosing can improve mood and reduce depression and anxiety. Now, scientists are trying to figure out whether it’s all hype, a salve for our unhappiness, or something in between.
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As physicians attempt to identify mental illness, they face a diagnostic system that includes nearly 300 disorders. To improve the system, researchers look into genetics.
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AI programs assist clinicians in surfacing signs of depression through patient data.
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They’re taking over Amazon and Kickstarter. But do they live up to the hype?
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Cognitive psychologist Sian Beilock, explains performance anxiety, choking under pressure, and what we can do to perform our best.
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Fear experts Michael Telch, a psychologist at the University of Texas, and Kerry Ressler, a psychiatrist at Emory University, explain how facing our fears can retrain the brain.
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Feeling panic is a natural response to danger. The problem comes when you feel panic without a threat.
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Barbara Rothbaum answers your questions about phobias and therapies.
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After the torrential rains end, or the flood recedes, or the fire burns out, many people continue to feel the emotional wounds of a natural disaster.
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Mohammad Milad answers your questions about anxiety and anxiety disorders.
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Neuroscientists are beginning to reveal how chronic stress can impact the brain, body, and behavior.
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What is research uncovering about this anxiety disorder?
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