anxiety

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Learned Helplessness and Defeat Stress in the Age of Anxiety

According to Lewis & Clark College president Barry Glassner, a leading sociologist and author of The Culture of Fear, "Most Americans are living in the safest place at the safest time in human history.” So why are so many Americans, among them many of the new patients coming in to see me, feeling so anxious?

Back to School Anxiety – Worried Children, and, for Some Parents an “Empty Nest”

Many of us feel a sense of sadness when summer is about to end, as relaxing vacations give way to harried...

Reduce Your Anxiety Using Visualization Techniques

We’re all familiar with that sinking feeling you get the second you hear your alarm go off in the morning. It’s...

Genes, Stress, Nutrition, and Antidepressants – How They Affect Anxiety, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder

The brain is the organ of the mind. Our ability to think, feel, and experience life is dependent upon neurobiological processes...

Your Mighty Moody Microbiome – Part 2
How “Messages from Bugs” Affect Our Mental Health

Various bacteria found in your microbiome can exert epigenetic effects on your DNA, through a complex set of “messages from bugs.”

Treatment Resistance and the Biopsychosocial Model

According to the biopsychosocial model, mental health and wellness exists at the intersection between our biology, our psychology, and our environment.

Treatment-Resistant?: What to Do When Your Medication is Not Working

Treatment-resistant is a clinical term used to describe the situation when your condition doesn’t respond to a prescription medication as expected – it may work partially, or not at all.