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Managing anxiety on the run

The next time you’re nervously prepping for an exam or a crucial job interview, consider this: Taking a break to exercise may help you stay calm and focused as you complete your big task.

dateMar 16, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Turning off stress

Weizmann Institute scientists reveal the actions of a family of proteins that "turn off" the stress response. Their findings could be relevant to PTSD, anorexia, anxiety disorders and depression.

dateFeb 08, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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South Africa to research mood-lifting plant

(AP) -- For hundreds of years, indigenous South Africans have chewed a plant they say reduces stress, relieves hunger, sedates and elevates moods. Now they have a license to study and market it, and plan to sell it over-the-counter ...

dateOct 01, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Spare the rod, spoil the child?

Grabbing a child firmly by the arm, yelling and repeatedly punishing him or her may not be without long-terms risks, according to researchers from the University of Montreal. They are studying how this harsh parenting can ...

dateSep 21, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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