Researchers have discovered particular brain regions are associated with developing childhood anxiety.
Here's the latest news on the science of anxiety, who it impacts and possible treatments.
Cases of mental illness among college students have become increasingly more serious over the last decade, according to a recent study.
When the brain's fear center, the amygdala, isn't working, another region compensates and allows the brain to form new fear memories
A brain chemical involved in both learning to be afraid and curbing existing fear might one day serve as a drug to help prevent anxiety and the after-effects of trauma.
Despite their blasé demeanors, young men are more affected by the ups and downs of romantic relationships than their girlfriends, a new study suggests.
Psychologically speaking, is the oil spill disaster more like 9/11 or Hurricane Katrina? Researchers suggest neither; it falls in a third category and is among the worst in U.S. history.
Jealousy can distract a woman so much she misses crucial information right in front of her eyes, a new study finds.
Depressed and anxious people tend to choose shades of gray to describe their moods, while happier people pick yellow.
Wealth, fame and good looks may be a formula for anxiety rather than happiness, a new study suggests.