Stress, tension, worry, panic – everyone could say they’ve experienced some form of anxiety in some way, shape or form. Shockingly, anxiety disorders now affect 40 million adults worldwide. As a result, scientists are trying to determine the best way to treat this mental health disorder. The verdict? One of the most effective treatments can be […]

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