Acute stress disorder often occurs in patients after witnessing, hearing about or being directly exposed to a traumatic event.
Panic disorder impacts six million people and two thirds of them are women.
A study designed to see whether fear-related anxiety is associated with changes at the cellular level determined that telomeres are shorter in people who exhibit the behavior.
According to experts at the Cleveland Clinic, it is important to carefully look at how we handle stress and its effect on our body.
A lot of people look forward to the scare factor that goes along with Halloween, but some have fears that last all year.
Identifying the parts of the human brain triggered by the so-called ‘fight or flight’ response could help uncover the problems in people with anxiety disorders.