A zoo in Poland plans to test cannabidiol — also known as CBD, a chemical found in cannabis — on its elephants. The elephants are stressed after a death in the herd.
Here's the latest news on the science of anxiety, who it impacts and possible treatments.
Thousands of people claim to experience trypophobia, or a fear of clustered holes, but science hasn't settled on the origin of their fear.
If Godzilla were a real creature, his incredibly rapid growth spurt on the big screen would be off the charts, even setting evolutionary records, a new report finds.
It’s clear that chronic stress isn’t great for you, but we still don’t know whether it drives cancer.
Feelings of sadness or anxiety might be linked to increased "chitchat" between two areas of the brain
People who experience generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) exhibit excessive anxiety and worry about multiple events or activities most days of the week.
Women can experience lingering health problems years after workplace sexual harassment or a sexual assault happen, a new study finds.
In recent years, a number of small studies have explored the potential for psychedelic drugs to treat certain mental health conditions.
Americans are becoming more anxious about their safety, health, finances, politics and relationships, a new online poll from the American Psychiatric Association finds.
If you're feeling stressed, a whiff of your romantic partner's shirt may help you feel more relaxed, a new study shows.
Here are eight interesting things we learned in 2017 about the factors that may influence happiness and lower your odds of stress and depression.
Anyone who has experienced the euphoric "runner's high" that follows a satisfying workout will likely attest to a connection between physical activity and mental health.
If you've ever had a concussion, you may have heard that you should take it easy for two weeks or so before easing back into your regular activities.
An online therapy program designed to treat insomnia also appears to reduce levels of anxiety and depression, a new study from the United Kingdom finds.