Researchers determine the neurological mechanics underpinning a technique to extinguish fearful memories using goal-directed eye movements.
— Read on the-scientist.com/the-literature/defeating-fear-depends-on-amygdala-suppression-64953
An explanation for EMDR.
just be with them. No preaching, no advice, no judgement. Just be with them.
In mice, at least, lavender may also be as effective at combating anxiety as commonly-prescribed medications
— Read on www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/lavenders-lovely-smell-may-be-key-its-soothing-effects-180970631/
It really is relaxing!
For years, 20/20 co-anchor Elizabeth Vargas self-medicated for her anxiety and panic attacks with alcohol. Now she’s sober and shining a light against stigma. For most of her broadcast journalism career, 20/20 co-anchor Elizabeth Vargas treated her severe anxiety with intensive drinking—a story she shared in Between
— Read on www.hopetocope.com/elizabeth-vargas-anxiety-panic/
A woman explains how she hyperfixates on shows, music, etc., which helps her cope with anxiety and depression.
— Read on themighty.com/2017/03/hyperfixation-obsessions-anxiety-depression/
This makes sense.
Study shows that the success of exposure therapy in reducing PTSD symptoms may depend on the strength of specific brain systems underlying how an individual recognizes and processes emotionally charged stimuli. The new findings can help identify patients likely to benefit from such therapy.
— Read on www.bbrfoundation.org/content/brain-signature-predicts-who-benefits-exposure-therapy
A substance found in chili peppers reduces depressive symptoms in a rodent model of depression, according to research published in Physiology & Behavior. …
— Read on www.psypost.org/2018/10/capsaicin-from-chili-peppers-found-to-produce-antidepressant-like-effects-in-rats-52322
And just by the way, Capsaicin is also an anti inflammatory molecule!