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Anxiety May Be an Inherited Trait

Editor’s Note: This article is a reprint. It was originally published August 16, 2018. Anxiety has exponentially risen in recent years. Not only do more than half of all American college students report anxiety,1,2 research3 also shows anxiety — characterized by constant and overwhelming worry and fear — is now 800% more prevalent than all… Read More »

Lab studies of emotion and well-being may be missing real-world anxiety

For decades, psychologists’ study of emotional health and well-being has involved contrived laboratory experiments self-report questionnaires to understand the emotional experiences and strategies used by study participants to manage stress. But those hundreds of studies may have taken for granted a pretty big complicating factor, argues a new study from Duke University and Dartmouth College.… Read More »