Tips for Coping with Driving Fear, Anxiety

by Kay Marcotte November 22, 2013

One of the things that makes some people so afraid to drive is the anticipation. Obsessing over an unpleasant drive before it happens sets you up to feel anxious and uncomfortable. Find out how to fight these kinds of negative thoughts here.
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Why Marijuana Use Can Lead to Bigger Driving Fears

by Rich Presta November 19, 2013

Even if you don't smoke pot and drive, those who do may heighten your driving fears. Some experts say those fears are confounded, while others arguing driving after smoking marijuana poses no increased risk. Read on for more!
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Exploring Exposure Therapy: How Does It Work?

by Kay Marcotte November 14, 2013

One of the best treatment options for people who have driving fear (or another phobia) can be exposure therapy. While exposure therapy can be very difficult in the short-run, research shows that it can work in the brain to change a fear response to a calm one.
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What Does It Mean to Have ‘Generalized Anxiety Disorder’?

by Kay Marcotte November 11, 2013

Generalized anxiety disorder is one of the most common anxiety ailments, but most people don't really know what it is. What does generalized anxiety look like, and is it possible to recover from it? Learn about the condition known as GAD here.
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How Being Left-Handed May Increase Your Risk of Driving Fears

by Rich Presta November 5, 2013

Driving fears, anxiety and phobias can stem from numerous causes, and one of those causes that may be at least partly to blame is being left-handed. Read on for more!
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Everything to Know about Panic Disorder, Attacks (Part 2)

by Kay Marcotte November 4, 2013

If you read last week's article on panic disorder, you should have an idea of what the condition is, how it affects people, and some things that contribute to panic attacks. This final article will describe some of the things related to panic that psychology researchers are currently interested in studying.
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