A play on "emotional support dogs," Horizon Foundation coined the phrase, in part, to be funny. It's also supposed to reduce the sense of hesitation some feel when their loved ones struggle with depression or anxiety.
Millennials and Gen Zers who practice a religion are more optimistic about their own futures and the future of the world, according to a new study from a Christian polling firm.
The study follows research linking 9/11 to a decrease in male births.
"I grew up a pretty anxious and depressed kid," Wilson tells Newsweek. "When I found that I could make people laugh, that was my solution."
The findings come amid what is known as the "psychedelic renaissance."
"I must have not received that memo, but thank you to all of the social media child therapists for this new diagnosis."
Anxiety, depression and drug addiction are the leading problems in a deepening mental health crisis among America's young people.
Digital communication presents uncomfortable social situations that can lead to anxiety, isolation and feelings of rejection.
"This is just crazy," Fogleman told Newsweek. "I'm not going to address any of it."
Drinking alcohol made shy people feel less anxious—but only in the short term, scientists found.
The man is believed to have cost Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden around $223,000 in lost sales.
Users who took minute doses of LSD and mushrooms also reported an improved mood and sharpened focus.
The ducks, named Nibbles and Bill, are Dylan's "best friends" and help him regulate his emotions, his parents said.
Feelings of anxiety among Americans has spiked overall in the past year, according to the American Psychiatric Association.
Researchers have investigated whether anxiety is a precursor or risk factor of dementia.
The study authors listened to more than 22,000 voice recordings.
It's called kisspeptin; in 2017 we are poor in friends but rich in irony.
Young white women with depression may be at greatest risk.