Anxious Women

Why are women twice as likely to experience chronic anxiety? Cristen and Caroline share their own experiences with long-term anxiety, whether female anxiety is more nature or nurture and how to manage its persistent symptoms.

Episode sources:

"A Brief History of Anxiety."

"Anxiety: The New Young Women's Health Crisis."

"Hangovers Really Do Get Worse As We Get Older, and Here's Why."

"How Marijuana Relieves (or Exacerbates) Anxiety."

"In the Age of Anxiety, are we all mentally ill?"

"It's Not Just Sexism, Women Do Suffer More From Mental Illness."

"Nervous Nellies."

"Neurotic Who Makes Scary World Her Banquet."

"Tips to Manage Anxiety and Stress."

"What are Anxiety Disorders?"

"What Is Generalized Anxiety Disorder?"

"Why Are We (Women) All So Damn Anxious?"

"Why Do So Many Women Have Anxiety Disorders? A Hormone Hypothesis."

Topics in this Podcast: Brain, sex differences, Mental Health, Anxiety