Modern life can feel defined by low-level anxiety swirling through society.
Here's the latest news on the science of anxiety, who it impacts and possible treatments.
A type of talk therapy called cognitive behavioral therapy appears more effective than medication in treating people with social phobia, a new study finds.
People who smoke marijuana on a weekly or daily basis may use the drug to cope with negative emotions, such as distress and irritability, a new study suggests.
Physical exercise could alter how people perceive their physical world by making their environments appear less threatening, a new study suggests.
Policies aimed at lowering the rate of smoking may also lower the rate of suicide, a new study finds.
What we need to do is focus on good brain health and well-being at an earlier stage and throughout life, and to rapidly detect when things go wrong.
Whether an athlete is competing at the Olympics or Paralympics, anxiety management is one of the most common psychological issues experienced.
Mediation programs may help reduce anxiety, depression and pain in some patients, but may not lead to a boost in positive feelings or overall health, according to a new review study.
The oodles of microbes living in the gut may affect brain function. Studies in mice suggest that microbes living in the digestive tract are linked to depression and anxiety.
Common life stressors — such as divorce, widowhood or losing a job — may increase the risk of dementia later in life, a new study of women in Sweden suggests.
People's fears can be diminished during sleep if their memories are specifically targeted, researchers show.
Using psychedelic drugs, such as LSD and "magic mushrooms," does not appear to increase the risk of developing mental health problems, a new study suggests.