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What Is High-Functioning Anxiety–and Could You Have It?

What Is High-Functioning Anxiety

What to know if you’re worried, panicked, or fearful but hide it well. While high-functioning anxiety isn’t exactly a real medical diagnosis, it’s become a term people use to describe themselves and their emotions more and more. The phrase could cover a range of experiences depending on who you are, but mental-health professionals are starting […]

Can Anxiety and Depression Be Contagious? We Asked the Experts


The truth about whether you can “catch” a mental illness the way you catch a cold. Can you “catch” a mental illness like anxiety and depression the same way you catch a cold? It’s something many people believe to be true, according to a recent study published in the journal Memory & Cognition. In the study, participants reported […]