Worry and anxiety are common problems for most of us, especially during a global pandemic. Stress produced by lockdowns, working from home, and caring for children and the eldery has caused a spike in anxiety and depression. But according to one psychiatrist and researcher, anxiety is also a bad habit we can learn to control. KCRW also speaks with another researcher about neuroscience and promising new treatments for mental disorders. Could electric brain stimulation rewire our brains to help with conditions like dementia and Alzheimer’s?
How to stop worrying and learn to break the anxiety loop
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Feeling pandemic pressure? A neuroscientist explains how to break the anxiety loop
The global pandemic has been a fearful time for many of us. Lockdown and working from home, fear of losing work, and caring for children or the eldery are all too common...