anxiety
Anxious Crayfish
Anxious Crayfish
Kerry Grens | Jun 16, 2014
A crustacean appears anxious after a stressful experience, but a drug can fix it, according to a new study.
Just a Trip
Just a Trip
Tracy Vence | Aug 19, 2013
Using psychedelic drugs does not increase one’s risk of developing mental health problems, researchers show.
Opioid Receptors Implicated in PTSD
Opioid Receptors Implicated in PTSD
Dan Cossins | Jun 7, 2013
A compound that targets a particular opioid receptor in the amygdala reduces the formation of PTSD-like systems in mice subjected to severe trauma.
Drugged Fish Act Different
Drugged Fish Act Different
Kate Yandell | Feb 14, 2013
A psychiatric drug in the water can cause perch to be less social, more voracious hunters.
Relationship Stress May Lower Immunity
Relationship Stress May Lower Immunity
Kate Yandell | Feb 14, 2013
Anxiety about rejection is associated with fewer infection-fighting T-cells.
Nervous Mice Get Worse Cancer
Edyta Zielinska | May 3, 2012
Anxious mice are more likely to come down with aggressive skin cancer than those who show less stress on behavioral tests.
Soldiers' Amygdalae Show Scars
Kerry Grens | Aug 30, 2011
A year and a half after soldiers have returned from war, impairments in the regulatory circuitry of the amygdala remain.