Anxiety has been described as; ‘a very modern malaise’, and that much of this is due to modern life and our ways of relating to it. One area of research is being explored by the University of Salford Business School. They are looking into the link between technology and anxiety. They seek to discover why technology affects people’s anxiety and stres levels – (positively or negatively).

To read more click here.

An interesting idea that seems to be getting some great results is mentoring. This is where sufferers meet  together. Those who are struggling with severe anxiety meet with others who have overcome the problem. The mentor and their  mentee usually meet each week for up to six months. Results so far are very promising. It has allowed sufferers to start further education or go shopping alone for the first time.


See also NHS Choices