Researchers at the University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine have identified for the first time how two brain regions interact to promote emotionally motivated behaviors associated with anxiety and reward. The...
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Did you know that 40 million American adults live with Anxiety Disorders each year?
Anxiety disorders can become so severe that normal life and relationships become impaired. There are many types of anxiety disorders with their own unique sets of symptoms. Some of these disorders include panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social phobia (or social anxiety disorder), specific phobias, and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Scientific Council Member and three-time NARSAD Grantee, Rene Hen, Ph.D. of Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) led a team of researchers that may have found a way to reduce...
How early in life does exposure to stress raise a child’s likelihood to suffer anxiety, depression, or other stress-related disorders? If the child is a girl, the answer appears to be very early. This is one of the...
NARSAD Grant recipient Dr. Steven R. Laviolette and members of his lab at the University of Western Ontario in Canada have accomplished an impressive feat. This past December they reported online in the journal...
“I’m a big believer in mothers.”This is Dr. Dennis Charney speaking, and it is a remark that both charms and disarms the listener—so down to earth, yet coming from one of the most sophisticated and accomplished...