Archive for Category: Anxiety

Anxiety: The Unexpected Ally

Anxiety usually gets a bad rap, but in many ways, anxiety can be an unexpected ally. The sensation of anxiety prompts us to make good, informed decisions. Imagine this: you are starting a new job tomorrow. You don’t yet...

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When is anxiety a medical disorder?

OVERVIEW Everyone has feelings of anxiety. Normal anxiety is an adaptive response to stress, meaning that the sensation of feeling anxious can be helpful. For example, anxiety about a math test can cause a student to work harder when...

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