Mouse study reveals synaptic loss associated with a daily sleep-inducing dose of diazepam for several weeks leads to cognitive impairments. However, the effect was reversible after discontinuing benzodiazepine use.
People who use illicit amphetamines are at a 5-fold higher risk of developing psychosis, a new study reports.
A small-molecule metabolite produced by gut bacteria in mice, can travel to the brain and alter brain cell function, inducing anxiety behaviors.
Autistic children with traditional anxiety had significantly greater amygdala volume than children without ASD. Those with autism-distinct anxiety had significantly lower amygdala volume.
Pandemic associated risk factors for anxiety differ between men and women, researchers say. Higher anxiety in males was associated with COVID misinformation, while women's anxiety was more commonly associated with concerns about employment. Overall, the prevalence for general anxiety disorder was significantly higher in women than in men.
Rates of anxiety are higher in children and adolescents who stammer and stutter, a new study reports.
Up to 12% of adult drinkers experience anxiety during a hangover. Researchers examine how some are prone to feeling more anxious when experiencing a hangover.
Researchers identified an abnormal link between the autonomic and central nervous system via communication between the heart and parts of the prefrontal cortex in women with generalized anxiety disorder.
Improving your resilience can help boost mental health and overall well-being, researchers report.
The prevalence of anxiety symptoms in children and adolescents has doubled since before the COVID pandemic.
Researchers report males who transition out of relationships are at higher risk of developing anxiety, depression, and suicide.