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Younger Generation Suffers from Depression While Older Koreans Suffer from Anxiety

Younger Generation Suffers from Depression While Older Koreans Suffer from Anxiety

SEOUL, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has found that young South Koreans feel depressed, while older people are more likely to feel anxiety. Koo Hye-ran, a research professor at Seoul National University, analyzed the emotions of South Koreans through the framework of Baysian Network Analysis in her recently published paper, “A Nation [...]

People with Depression More Likely to Be Hooked on Smartphones

People with Depression More Likely to Be Hooked on Smartphones

SEOUL, Nov. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – Research has successfully linked one of modern life’s social ills, smartphone addiction, with poor mental health in the form of depression, anxiety and high levels of stress. The study, published in the “Journal of Mental Health”, was conducted by the Seoul National University College of Medicine. A total of [...]

Ginseng Helps Reduce Anxiety, Promotes Deep Sleep: Study

Ginseng Helps Reduce Anxiety, Promotes Deep Sleep: Study

SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) – The Rural Development Administration (RDA) revealed Wednesday the results of a study demonstrating that regular consumption of ginseng can help relieve stress.  The discovery came to light after an experimental study by a mental health science team from the Kyung Hee University Medical Center, which conducted physical application testing [...]

Early Use of a Smartphone Causes Depression, Anxiety and Aggression in Children

Early Use of a Smartphone Causes Depression, Anxiety and Aggression in Children

SEOUL, May 30 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent study has revealed that children who use smartphones from an early age have a higher chance of developing depression, anxiety and aggression.  Researcher Kim Su-jung and professor Jung Ik-joong of Ewha Womans University revealed the findings in a thesis titled, ‘The Effects of Computer and Video Games and [...]

Too Much Stress Can Kill You: Confessions of Celebs Suffering from Anxiety Disorders

Too Much Stress Can Kill You: Confessions of Celebs Suffering from Anxiety Disorders

SEOUL, Nov.15 (Korea Bizwire) – With popular comedian Jung Hyung-don announcing that he would be taking a break from all the programs he is starring in due to anxiety disorder, interest in the condition has been on the rise. Many other celebrities have also divulged that they suffer from panic disorders and agoraphobia, such as [...]