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  • How to cope with social anxiety over Thanksgiving November 20, 2017
    Thanksgiving is almost here, and for many of us, it's synonymous with "large family gatherings." But how can you manage this if you have social anxiety?
  • Psoriasis and stress: What's the link? November 20, 2017
    Not only can stress trigger psoriasis flare-ups, but living with psoriasis can have an effect on a person's overall mental health. Learn more.
  • Many grapple with PTSD after a cancer diagnosis November 20, 2017
    Researchers point to a large incidence of post-traumatic stress disorder cases at 6 months after a cancer diagnosis and urge better mental health support.
  • Feeling numb: What you need to know November 17, 2017
    A look at feeling numb, a psychological condition resulting in emotional numbness. Included is detail on causes, treatment, and coping strategies.
  • Famine in pregnancy impacts offspring's mental health in adulthood November 17, 2017
    In the Dutch famine of 1944–1945, rations fell to just 500 calories per day. A new study looks at how this affected the future mental health of babies.
  • What is Capgras syndrome? November 16, 2017
    Capgras syndrome is a psychological condition where the person affected believes someone they know has been replaced by an imposter.
  • What are binaural beats and how do they work? November 14, 2017
    Binaural beats therapy is a method of treating conditions like anxiety. Included is detail on the patterns of brainwaves affected by binaural beats.
  • What is ablutophobia? November 14, 2017
    We examine ablutophobia, a condition where people have an extreme fear of washing. This article looks at possible causes of the condition and its outook.
  • Hyperarousal: Symptoms and treatment November 13, 2017
    Hyperarousal is common in people with post-traumatic stress disorder. What are the key signs of hyperarousal and how can people manage their symptoms?
  • Psychedelic plant brew could improve mental health November 10, 2017
    Researchers suggest that a psychedelic plant concoction called ayahuasca has the potential to boost psychological well-being and reduce alcohol abuse.