Anxiety News

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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

3/9/2010
Survey May Help Docs Diagnose Mood Disorders

It identified anxiety, depression, PTSD, bipolar disorder in most cases, study finds

3/5/2010
Bans on Same-Sex Marriage May Affect Mental Health

Where voters prohibited gays from marrying, psychiatric disorders escalated, researchers find

3/4/2010
People With Asthma More Likely to Be Depressed

Study finds rates of psychological distress twice as high in those with airway disease

2/23/2010
Exercise Can Quiet Anxiety That Comes With Illness

Symptoms fall 20 percent among people with chronic health woes, study finds

2/18/2010
Anxiety Disorder Patients Process Emotions Differently

MRI scans show abnormal brain activity, researchers say

2/18/2010
Chronic Migraines Take a Greater Toll

Study finds that headache frequency affects finances and overall health

2/10/2010
Autism-Related Hypersensitivity Better Understood

Scientists working with mice identify delay in key brain circuitry

2/8/2010
Financial Woes Add Anxiety to Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Low- and middle-income women might benefit from psychosocial support, researchers say

2/4/2010
Biofeedback Now Seen as 'Regular' Medicine

Computer-assisted treatment has joined mainstream for pain, anxiety and more

1/31/2010
Workers Fear Stigma of Seeking Mental Health Care

Employers urged to do more to remove barriers to treatment

1/21/2010
Scientists Read Brain's Magnetic Fields to Spot PTSD

Test identified those with the disorder 90% of the time

1/13/2010
Cutting Parkinson's Drug Dose Linked to Withdrawal Effects

Decreased use of dopamine agonists can lead to difficult symptoms in patients, study finds

12/17/2009
Witnesses to Bullying May Suffer Most of All

Students who saw others abused were most likely to report mental distress, study finds

12/17/2009
New Theory Emerges on Darwin's Illness

Vomiting syndrome made him a recluse at times, researcher says

12/12/2009
How to Attack Holiday Stress Head-On

Expert offers tips for coping with common scenarios

12/9/2009
Memories That Make Your Heart Race Can Be Defanged

Discovery may help people with anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder

12/8/2009
Lead Exposure May Affect Mental Health

As levels increase, so does depression, anxiety and panic disorder, study finds

12/1/2009
Fear of Anxiety May Lead to Depression

Some become so worried about what might happen that they develop other symptoms, researchers find

11/24/2009
Stifled Anger at Work Doubles Men's Risk for Heart Attack

More open on-the-job interaction might ease the problem, researchers say

11/23/2009
Depression May Up Death Risk to That of Smoking

Expert says findings support link between mental and physical health

11/6/2009
Can a Bad Boss Make You Sick?

Study ties poor supervisors to higher odds for heart attack

11/6/2009
Health Fears Are Nothing to Sneeze At

After witnessing a sneeze, people worry more about flu, heart attacks, accidents and crime, study finds

10/29/2009
After Age 55, Workplace Stress Seems to Decline

Changing priorities may play a role, but expert urges employers to take heed

10/26/2009
Exposure to Holocaust May Have Raised Cancer Risks

Survivors offer clues to the impact of severe physical, psychosocial suffering, researchers say

10/26/2009
World Trade Center Workers Have More Cases of Acid Reflux

Study shows they have doubled risk of GERD, may be linked to mental fallout

10/15/2009
Green Spaces Boost the Body and the Mind

Study finds measurable health benefits for those with easy access to nature

10/14/2009
Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Parkinson's

Treatment tested in monkeys addresses only motor issues, though, experts say

10/7/2009
Troubled Minds Can Mean Wider Waistlines

Repeat episodes of anxiety, depression tied to weight gain, study finds

10/4/2009
Hairstylists Often Privy to Older Clients' Health Issues

Some see chance to steer them towards local elder services, report suggests

9/15/2009
Anxious Kids at Risk for Obesity in Adulthood

Treating emotional problems early could improve long-term health, researchers say

9/10/2009
Treating Workers' Mental Woes May Boost Productivity

But not treating problems resulted in roughly same outcome, research shows

9/9/2009
Trauma From Iraq Could Alter Veterans' Brains

Attention, memory in soldiers with PTSD still suffered a year after return from combat, researchers say

9/4/2009
Depressed Teens Continue to Suffer

Those with mild depression more likely to suffer major episode later, researchers say