URI professor warns: TV viewing likely to make you fear sickness

KINGSTON, R.I.-– September 30, 2010 – Watching television and its heavy dose of medical content in news and drama can lead to more concern about personal health and reduce a person’s satisfaction with life according to a new study out of the University of Rhode Island. The study, authored by Yinjiao Ye, assistant professor of communications studies found that TV … Read More






Feeling stressed? Go for a drive in the country, to the lake, or to the ocean.

Can’t go for a drive? Even looking at pictures or videos of these environments can reduce stress and make you feel more tranquil. That’s because tranquil scenes have a positive impact on the brain. New research, which was published in the journal NeuroImage, finds tranquil environmental scenes containing natural features, such as the sea, cause distinct brain areas to become … Read More






Anxiety and anxiety disorder brief overview

Many people view anxiety as an “IT”: a condition that takes control of their health and lives. But anxiety is not an “IT.” Anxiety is simply being fearful. When we are fearful too often, however, the body can become stressed, and a body that’s overly stressed can produce symptoms. Therefore, anxiety symptoms are actually symptoms of stress. We call them … Read More






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Welcome to anxietycentre.com’s anxiety blog where we talk about all things anxiety, as well as other medical, mental, behavioral, nutritional, relationship, and personal development topics.  We hope you find our postings and discussions helpful. We welcome your comments.