Teens and young adults who are transgender are four times more likely to suffer from sleep disorders than their peers.
Exercise addiction is an obsessive or compulsive desire to exercise, even when it is detrimental to health. Researchers evaluate what causes exercise addiction and focus on methods to curb the compulsion to exercise.
Researchers reveal a higher rate of body dysmorphia, depression, anxiety, and personality disorders in those seeking cosmetic surgery procedures.
Corporal punishment increases the risk of developing anxiety and depression in adolescents, researchers report. Additionally, corporal punishment alters brain activity and impacts brain development.
Study identifies potential new drugs that can help treat depression and anxiety disorders without many of the adverse effects of other medications currently under evaluation.
A new study reveals a link between fetal exposure to flame retardants and an increased risk of anxiety during adolescence. Researchers found the higher the levels of PBDE, a class of chemicals used in flame retardants, in a pregnant woman's blood sample, the higher a child' scored for anxiety during their teenage years.
Adults with attachment anxiety are more likely to remember details incorrectly, especially when they can see the person relaying information, than those with other personality types like neuroticism or attachment avoidance.
Investigating how psychedelics such as psilocybin act on serotonin receptors, researchers shed new light on how the drugs affect consciousness and assist in treating a range of mental health disorders.
Childhood adversity can have a life-long impact on mental health and behavior. Adults who experienced childhood adversity are more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety.
The vulnerability of those with evening chronotypes to anxiety, PTSD, and related disorders may be mediated by altered fear acquisition.
Study reveals mindfulness-based stress reduction methods proved to be as effective as antidepressants for relieving symptoms for those with anxiety disorders.