Tag: anxiety

Depression and Anxiety Are Unseen Side Effects of COVID-19 and Economic Shutdown

Millions of Americans are being impacted by the psychological fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic aftermath, and large numbers may experience emotional distress and be at increased risk of developing psychiatric disorders such as depression and anxiety, according to a new article published…

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Student Mental Health: 10 Minutes a Day in Nature Could Reduce Stress and Anxiety – Expert Explains

By Carly Wood, University of Westminster Across the globe, college- and university-aged students are experiencing high levels of stress and mental ill-health. For example, in the past ten years in the UK there has been a fivefold increase in the number of students reporting mental…

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Another Study Shows How Cannabis Relieves Stress and Anxiety

A molecule produced by the brain that activates the same receptors as marijuana is protective against stress by reducing anxiety-causing connections between two brain regions, Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers report. This finding, published today in Neuron, could help explain why some people use marijuana…

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