The presence of various anxiety disorders in a person can be linked to specific areas of the brain like amygdala and hippocampus, say various researches. One of the key methods to diagnose mental disorders is to identify the prominent structural changes in such regions of the brain.
For example, amygdala in the brain of extremely anxious children is larger than others. The amygdala in the limbic system is an essential part of the brain that alerts people about any environmental threat and activates the fear response by triggering “fight or flight” response.
It is also accepted by scientists that the hippocampus, another […]