Author: yasmina rebani

  • DECODING ANXIETY: THE SCIENCE OF ATTENTION AND WORRY IN EVERYDAY STRUGGLES

    DECODING ANXIETY: THE SCIENCE OF ATTENTION AND WORRY IN EVERYDAY STRUGGLES

    Research findings point to a correlation between the concentration difficulties reported by individuals with anxiety and issues with sustained attention. Specifically, evidence suggests that these individuals struggle to effectively engage frontal cortical regions responsible for attentional control. One prominent region in this context is the dorsal lateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC), recognized for its role in…

  • THE ROLE OF THE AMYGDALA IN ANXIETY DISORDERS

    THE ROLE OF THE AMYGDALA IN ANXIETY DISORDERS

    In general, the amygdala exhibits a broader response to emotionally arousing stimuli, but it tends to be preferentially and consistently activated in the presence of potential threats. This observation underscores the amygdala’s crucial role in mediating fear and anxiety states. Notably, recent research has proposed the existence of distinct fear and anxiety systems within the…

  • THE COMPLEX LINK BETWEEN TORTURE AND ANXIETY

    THE COMPLEX LINK BETWEEN TORTURE AND ANXIETY

    Torture is a grave violation of human rights that leaves enduring psychological scars on survivors. Among the myriad of consequences, anxiety stands out as a pervasive and debilitating outcome. This article explores the intricate link between torture and anxiety, delving into the psychological aftermath of such traumatic experiences. Understanding Torture’s Psychological Impact: Numerous studies have…