How to stop worrying and learn to break the anxiety loop

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Anxiety is a common problem for most of us, especially during a global pandemic but also a bad habit we can learn to control. Photo by Pixabay.

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?

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Host:
Jonathan Bastian

Producer:
Andrea Brody