Anxiety

  • Awkward Facebook posts may cause embarrassment, anxiety December 11, 2013

    Washington: Awkward Facebook posts can not only cause embarrassment, but also make some people suffer anguish and anxiety for a long time, a new study has found. Such Facebook faux pas are common, but depending on who you are and to whom you allow access to your Facebook page, such...
  • Cellphone use may lead to anxiety and lower grades December 8, 2013

    Washington: Frequent cellphone use may lead to anxiety, lower grades and reduced happiness in students, a new study has found. Researchers found that cell phone use was negatively related to Grade Point Average (GPA) and positively related to anxiety. As cellphone use continues to increase, it is worth considering whether...
  • Norway NRI kids suffer most in custody row January 16, 2013

    Kolkata: While the custody battle continues for the Norway NRI couple Sagarika Bhattacharya and Anurup Bhattacharya, it's the children who are facing the most problems. Psychiatrists say the psychological trauma they're suffering is only getting worse. Nine months after an agreement that sent the children back to India to their uncle,...
  • Revealed: Why cigarettes relieve smokers' anxiety November 9, 2012

    Washington: Inactivation of a specific sub-class of nicotinic receptors may be an effective strategy to help smokers quit without feeling anxious, a new study has found. According to researchers from the Virginia Commonwealth University, these findings could pave way for development of novel therapies to help smokers quit without feeling anxious. Smokers...
  • Facebook, Twitter feed anxiety: Study July 9, 2012

    London: Can't think of a day without Facebook or Twitter? Beware, as these popular social networking sites feed anxiety and can make you feel insecure, a new study has found. A survey of hundreds of social network site users found that more than half of them admitted that the sites...
  • Anxiety leads teenagers to harm themselves November 19, 2011

    London: In what is being termed the "most comprehensive study" into the problem, a 16-year survey has found that teenagers who suffer from depression or anxiety deliberately harm themselves. One in every 12 teenagers harms himself or herself, says the study conducted in Australia between 1992 and 2008 and published Thursday...
  • City dwelling ups risk of mental health problems June 27, 2011

    City dwellers are more likely to have mental health issues, such as anxiety, mood disorders and schizophrenia. ...
  • Brain mechanism that counters fear March 10, 2011

    London: Scientists have identified a brain mechanism which makes a person fearless, a discovery they say could lead to a new treatment for those suffering from regular anxiety attacks. More than one in four people are likely to experience a bout of anxiety at some point in their lives. With symptoms...
  • Writing down worries boosts your performance January 14, 2011

    London: Worried about your upcoming exam? Just jot down all your anxieties, as this simple act before a stressful situation could help boost your performance greatly, a new study has claimed. Researchers at the University of Chicago found that the exercise of writing down worries appears to clear the mind...
  • Get married and stay happily forever after December 17, 2009

    Marriage is the key to remain happy and healthy. A study published in the British journal Psychological Medicine based on surveys of nearly 35 thousand people done by the World Health Organisation and a number of other international organisations. ...
  • CBSE declares results, helpline no 1250 111 102 May 22, 2009

    New Delhi: More than 6.3 lakh students, who appeared for their Central Board of Secondary Education exams in March 2009 have now an official statement on their results as CBSE has declared the results at 1000 hrs IST on Friday. Students can get their results by registering themselves on...
  • Greed and fear: Two factors that rule the market October 9, 2008

    Washington: A financial expert from the US said, “This better work!” He was talking about the Fed's emergency interest rate cut calming investors' fears. The recent half-percentage-point cut is just one way the government is trying to stop the stock sell-off. But amid that and other urgent acts, why are...
  • Tips to tackle pressure during Board exams February 26, 2008

    New Delhi: With Board exams around the corner testing times are here again for students as well as parents. While some students perform better under pressure, others totter. So, where should parents draw the line? Gifty, a student, has been burning the midnight oil to pass with flying colours in...