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For Compulsive Hair Pullers And Skin Pickers, There Is Need For More Help

“I feel the urge again. My fingertips run along my face, feeling for imperfections, and I slip into the bathroom to be alone. After a glance in the mirror, I stalk back out, my nails digging into my palms. Not today.”

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Researchers discover “Anxiety Cells” in the brain.

“Scientists have found specialized brain cells in mice that appear to control anxiety levels.

The finding, reported Wednesday in the journal Neuron, could eventually lead to better treatments for anxiety disorders, which affect nearly 1 in 5 adults in the U.S”.

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I was getting burried in clutter. Here’s how I finally got free.

“With closets overstuffed with clothes that didn’t fit, pots that threatened an avalanche every time I wanted to boil an egg and bookshelves packed two volumes deep, my apartment felt burdened. Growing piles of rubber tubs made it onerous to clean the floors — especially because my vacuum resided behind the bags of miscellaneous “stuff” I shoved into the closet whenever people were over”

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