Feeling anxious about your waistline?

March 7, 2018 Or is your waistline making you anxious? A new study has found that middle-aged women face a high risk of developing anxiety, one of the most prevalent mental health disorders. Credit: A.Basler/Shutterstock.com “Emotional eating” (eating to alleviate emotional pressure as opposed to satisfying hunger) has long been associated with piling on the […]

People with depression have stronger emotional responses to negative memories

People with major depressive disorder (MDD) feel more negative emotion when remembering painful experiences than people without the disorder, according to a new study in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging. The study reports that people with MDD were able to control the negative emotions about as well as people unaffected by MDD, but used […]