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Dark Chocolate for Depression? Science Says Yes

Good news for the chocoholics out there: New research finds that this yummy food may help those with depression symptoms.

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How Getting Over the Fear of Public Speaking Helped Me Get Over Other Fears

Patient advocate Mike Veny discusses tips to turn fear and anxiety into courage by sharing stories about how he has overcome his fears.

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Psoriasis: The Mind-Skin Connection

Dermatologists and psychiatrists agree: Psoriasis can significantly mess with your mind. Here, people who have the skin condition share how they've learned to thrive emotionally.

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8 Things You Might Not Know About Eating Disorders

Many people think of anorexia nervosa when they think of eating disorders but these illnesses are much more complicated than they appear.

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A Brief History of the Term Stress

The use of the term "stress" has changed over the centuries. Stress now embraces biochemical, behavioral, physiological, and psychological effects. Learn more.

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Anxiety and Vision Problems

One of the common side effects of anxiety is some form of distorted vision. The effects can further fuel anxiety and cause the person to feel worse than they already are. Here are some ways to understand the connection better.

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Are Anxiety and Excitement the Same?

The symptoms of both anxiety and excitement are strikingly similar. Knowing this can provide you with a way to redirect your anxiety into something positive.

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Aquaphobia: The Fear of Water

Many people are afraid of the water, however, aquaphobia is “an abnormal and persistent fear of water. Suffers of aquaphobia experience anxiety even through they realize the water in an ocean, lake, creek, or even a bathtub may pose no imminent threa...

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Apps for Self-Monitoring Anxiety

Self-help can be an effectove approach for treating anxiety. These apps are an excellent way to start.

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Anxiety Over Not Being Perfect: Why Some of Us Crave Perfection

"You are not perfect. Get over it" is the message I tell myself when I am stressed out over not being superwoman. Yet as much as I tell myself this truth I still fail to embrace the concept fully. It is this trait, the desire for perfectio...