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Science Finds An Interesting Link Between Anxiety And Intelligence

Science Finds An Interesting Link Between Anxiety And IntelligencePeople who think too much may have little reason to worry. Recent studies have shown that there is a link between anxiety and intelligence and it is a positive one.Scientists found that people who worry a lot do so because they experience “high levels of spontaneous activity”

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Women and people under the age of 35 at greatest risk of anxiety

Women are almost twice as likely to experience anxiety as men, according to a review of existing scientific literature, led by the University of Cambridge. The study also found that people from Western Europe and North America are more likely to suffer from anxiety than people from other cultures.The review, published today in the journal

Reduce anxiety by challenging the assumptions behind your anxious thoughts

Reduce anxiety by challenging the assumptions behind your anxious thoughtsThere are a number of helpful ways to change how you think about anxiety provoking situations. One of the ways is to think of the anxious thoughts as incorrect predictions or assumptions about future events which are based upon unhelpful evidence from your past experiences.  Approaches similar

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What are Anxiety Disorders?

Anxiety DisordersThe term Anxiety disorder is a collective term for a group of disorders that share anxiety-related symptoms. Each individual anxiety disorder refers to a set of anxiety symptoms and specific anxiety triggers.  All anxieties sufferers have an excessive fear or discomfort that is out of proportion to the situation, and which is something that

Anxiety can be turned into positive excitement

[fblikesend]Anxiety can be turned into positive excitementOriginal article by Philip ChardIf you’ve ever grappled with anticipatory anxiety, you’ve probably been told there is one primary approach you should take: calm down.Seems logical. If you are wired before giving a speech, taking a test or going on that first date, the reasonable antidote would seem obvious. Offset

Study shows you can feel less anxious by talking about yourself in the 3rd person

If you talk about yourself in your head by name, you’ve got a psychological edge that could help you perform better and be less anxious.If you talk about yourself out loud by name, people think you’re a little loony.  However a recent study shows that if you talk about yourself in your head by name, you’ve

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Research team reveals how emotions are mapped in the body

Research team reveals how emotions are mapped in the bodyEmotions adjust our mental and also bodily states to cope with the challenges detected in the environment. These sensations arising from bodily changes are an important feature of our emotional experiences. For example, anxiety may be experienced as pain in the chest, whereas falling in love

Research shows new parents suffering higher than expected anxiety

New research shows new parents suffering higher than expected anxietyThere are many things to fret about when you are a new parent: lack of sleep, the baby’s development, lost income and unsolicited parenting advice.But new research has found that for a higher than expected number of first-time mums and dads, the anxiety experienced while adjusting

New research shows anxiety is a daily obstacle for 1 in 5 UK adults

Research shows that GPs are 46 times more likely to prescribe medication rather than alternative options for anxiety such as psychotherapy or exerciseThe topic of mental health has again hit the headlines. Prevalence of mental health problems is on the rise and we are now in a situation where mental health is the third most

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Most mental health patients prefer psychotherapy over drugs | Psychotherapy Manchester

Most mental health patients prefer psychotherapy over drugsA line was crossed in 2005 as anti-depressant medication became the most widely prescribed class of drug in the USA. Here in England, the use of anti-depressants has risen to its highest ever level with 50 million prescriptions written last year. And yet a new meta-analysis finds that,

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Sleep Deprivation May Lead to Higher Anxiety Levels | Sleep Therapist in Manchester

[fblikesend]Sleep Deprivation May Lead to Higher Anxiety LevelsTwo common features of anxiety disorders are insomnia and an amplification of emotional response. Results from the new study suggest that these features may not be independent of one another but may interact instead.New research shows that sleep loss markedly exaggerates the degree to which we anticipate impending

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Mindfulness Meditation Relieves Anxiety and Stress

[fblikesend]Scientists have learned that meditation can reduce anxiety by as much as 39 % while having also identified the brain areas involved.Zen masters and Buddhist monks, have recognized for a very long time that meditation is able to lower anxiety, however the mechanism has never been clear, until now.“Although we’ve known that meditation can reduce

Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

[fblikesend]What is Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)?Generalised Anxiety Disorder is a recognised and common condition, with its characteristic indicator of on-going anxiety without any apparent cause.  Sometimes referred to as excessive worry, chronic worry or being a worry wort.  Approximately 1 in every 20 adults in Britain suffer from Generalised Anxiety Disorder. Somewhat more females are influenced

Managing Your Binge Drinking and Reducing Your Alcohol Intake

[fblikesend]Reducing Your Binge Drinking and Managing Your Alcohol IntakeHow many times have you suffered from a hangover and told yourself that you are never going to drink alcohol again!  Or perhaps you start your nights out with the best intentions and tell yourself you are not going to drink too much, then find yourself binge

What is Depression?

[fblikesend]What is Depression?Depression is a very common and debilitating complaint, characterised by low mood, feelings of sadness, despair, low self-worth, and lack of motivation and energy. It can often interfere with sleep and the the ability to concentrate, which can adversely affect work, study and social life.  Depression is a psychological condition, which means it

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