Driving Safely During the Holiday Season

Traveling during the holidays can be pretty stressful, especially if you have to fight traffic to get to your destination. There are ways you can make your car trip less nerve-wracking or unpleasant. Read about them here.

Exploring Exposure Therapy: How Does It Work?

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.

What Does It Mean to Have ‘Generalized Anxiety Disorder’?

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.

Everything to Know about Panic Disorder, Attacks (Part 2)

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.

Long Commutes Can Affect Mental Well-Being

Driving to and from work every day is something that many people dread. Long commutes can be very unpleasant and uncomfortable. But besides being a nuisance, how else do long commutes affect you? Find out here.

Everything to Know about Panic Disorder, Attacks (Part 1)

With public awareness of panic attacks on the rise, more people are in need of reliable information. In this brief series, current research on panic disorder will be discussed in layman's terms. Come learn about recent findings of psychologists who study panic disorder.