Learning to overcome fear is difficult for teens

ScienceDaily: Anxiety News

Learning to overcome fear is difficult for teens
A new study shows that adolescents’ reactions to threat remain high even when the danger is no longer present. According to researchers, once a teenager’s brain is triggered by a threat, the ability to suppress an emotional response to the threat is diminished which may explain the peak in anxiety and stress-related disorders during this developmental period.
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