Anxiety News

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1/21/2011
Severe Mental Health Disorders Untreated in Many U.S. Teens

Shortage of mental health specialists for children likely to be a growing problem, experts warn

1/21/2011
Families of Deployed Military Carry Heavy Load

Study finds kids, spouses take on extra chores, suffer stress

1/20/2011
Fewer Cancer Patients May Be Depressed Than Thought

But it was common in cancer patients with other mood disorders, researchers found

1/19/2011
Many U.S. Hospices Provide Alternative Therapies: Report

Over 40% offer complementary services, such as massage, to improve end-of-life care, data shows

1/18/2011
Damage of 'False-Positive' Mammograms Overlooked: Study

Incorrect results may cause anxiety, undermine quality of life for up to a year, researchers say

1/17/2011
Video Game 'Addiction' Tied to Depression, Anxiety in Kids

Impulsive or socially inept children more likely to get hooked, study suggests

1/13/2011
Write Your Test Stress Away

Study found that putting fears, anxieties on paper improved student performance

1/11/2011
Optimism Could Help Kids Keep Depression at Bay

Teaching them to be upbeat may be a buffer, expert suggests

12/17/2010
Surviving the Holiday Blues

Expert advice on coping with depression, anxiety this time of year

11/17/2010
Veterans With PTSD May Be at Higher Risk for Heart Disease

More hardening of the arteries, higher death rate in vets with the disorder, researchers find

11/8/2010
Kids of Deployed Soldiers May Face More Mental Health Woes

Study found they needed more doctor visits to handle issues from parent's absence

11/1/2010
Study Finds Teens' Late Night Media Use Comes at a Price

Tied to learning problems, anxiety, depression, mood swings

10/31/2010
Good Attitude Boosts Health As Much As Formal Education

Meaningful relationships, sense of purpose linked to lower disease risk in people with less schooling

10/29/2010
Kids With Psoriasis Often at Risk of Being Bullied: Survey

Among those who were picked on, teasing and exclusion were common, poll found

10/19/2010
Depression, Anxiety May Raise Surgery Risks

Death rate slightly higher in patients with psychiatric illness, study finds

10/14/2010
Rescued Chilean Miners in Good Health

'I think I had extraordinary luck. I was with God and with the devil. And I reached out for God,' one miner said

10/13/2010
Rescued Chilean Miners Seem in Good Shape: Reports

Psychological problems may overshadow physical ones, experts say

10/11/2010
Pessimistic Pooches May Be Prone to Separation Anxiety

Dogs that could see the sunnier side of life behaved better when left alone, researchers say

9/27/2010
Male Partners of Breast Cancer Patients May Suffer Depression

These men were more likely than peers to be hospitalized for mood disorders, study finds

9/14/2010
'Type D' Personality Linked to Increased Risk for Heart Problems

Negative traits including pessimism, social inhibition appear to threaten long-term health, study finds

9/7/2010
'Self-Embedding' Takes Teen Self-Injury to the Extreme

Radiologists recommend minimally invasive procedure to remove staples, paper clips and more

9/7/2010
'Magic Mushroom' Hallucinogen Might Help Cancer Patients

Study found it eased anxieties, lifted spirits in those with advanced disease

9/1/2010
Even After Leaving Abuser, Moms' Mental Health Declines

Levels of depression and anxiety still high at least 2 years after escaping abusive relationship, study finds

8/29/2010
New College Students Urged to Confront Their Social Anxiety

Understanding fears is the first step in conquering them, expert advises

8/25/2010
Migraine With Aura Linked to Small Rise in Heart, Stroke Risks

Experts say individual risk is low, more research is needed

8/19/2010
Out of Work May Mean Out of Sorts

Mental health takes a beating with economic downturn

8/19/2010
Jobless and Stressed but Holding Out Hope

People struggle to cope with unemployment

8/18/2010
Palliative Care May Boost Mood, Survival

Lung cancer patients had better quality of life, longer survival, study finds

8/17/2010
Positive Brain Changes Seen After Body-Mind Meditation

Improved connections in areas regulating emotions become clear after 11 hours of training, scans show

8/11/2010
Brain Research May Help Predict Anxiety, Depression in Young

Study in monkeys could lead to treatments for vulnerable kids

8/10/2010
Transplant Patients Can Benefit From Loved Ones' Care

Caregiving by those with emotional connection lessens anxiety, depression after surgery, study found

8/10/2010
Competing For a Mate May Shorten Men's Lives, Study Suggests

Growing up in environments where males outnumber females linked to 3 months less life span

7/27/2010
Mom's Affection Helps Babies Grow Into Less Stressed Adults

Study finds link between maternal attention, child's mental state decades later

7/23/2010
7/22/2010
Taking to the Stage to Battle Mental Illness

Theater as therapy can work for many patients, experts say, enlightening audiences along the way

7/19/2010
Researchers Use Ecstasy to Treat PTSD

Small study finds the psychedelic drug may help, but safety issues remain

7/14/2010
Mood Disorders Going Undetected in U.S. Children

Without treatment, anxiety and depression can plague kids through adult years, experts warn

7/6/2010
Anxiety Disorders, Heart Disease a Bad Combination: Study

Anxiety seems to up odds for heart attack, death in people with cardiovascular trouble

6/16/2010
Health Tip: When Kids Have Separation Anxiety

Here's a list of classic symptoms

6/11/2010
Biofeedback May Help Combat Stage Fright

Following training, musicians' anxiety decreased and their performance improved, researchers say

6/2/2010
Coffee's Jolt Just an Illusion?

Study finds regular drinkers need it simply to return to normal state of alertness

5/18/2010
Suicide Risk May Be Higher in Senior Facilities

But recent life losses may underlie the worrisome numbers, researchers say

5/18/2010
Major Depression Often Follows Brain Injury

Patients, including many veterans, are at 8 times the risk after head trauma, study finds

5/12/2010
Talking to Mom by Phone May Relieve a Daughter's Stress

Her voice works as well as a hug in regulating hormones in girls' brains, study finds

5/6/2010
Many Americans Say Stigma of Mental Illness Is Fading

New survey links this to an openness among friends, family members and celebrities about their own struggles

5/5/2010
Older Adults Have Lower Rates of Mood, Anxiety Disorders

But those mental illnesses are still common, especially among women, survey finds

3/30/2010
More Family Support Can Raise Fears For Some Elderly

In British study, anxieties over dying rose among older people cared for in minority households

3/30/2010
Acupuncture May Ease Anxiety Over Dental Work

For fearful patients, ancient therapy could help, study suggests

3/19/2010
Music Soothes Anxiety as Well as Massage Does

Listening to relaxing tunes might be more cost-effective, researchers add

3/9/2010
Psychotherapy Can Help People With Lupus Cope

After 10 sessions, anxiety, depression and stress lessened, researchers say