Using mouse models, researchers report that exposure therapy remodels an inhibitory junction in the amygdala. The findings could improve understanding of how exposure therapy could suppress fear responses and help develop new treatment methods for those with anxiety disorders.
Infants who do not receive analgesics while undergoing treatment and tests in neonatal intensive care could have permanently altered future responses to anxiety, pain and stress in adulthood, a new study reports.
Researchers find a genetic component to pro-social behavior is also linked to social anxiety.
A new study explores the connection between mechanical ventilation and hippocampal damage in ICU patients.
New research into the brain cells of roundworms may help scientists better understand how some humans are better able to cope with stress.
A new study finds exercise reorganized the brain so that its response to stress is reduced and anxiety is less likely to interfere with normal brain function.
A new study finds sleep deprivation could play a role in ramping up specific brain regions which contribute to excessive worrying.
According to new research, the 9/11 terror attacks may have caused 1 million former smokers to take up and maintain the habit once again.