Anxiety News

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8/23/2009
Soothe Back-to-School Anxiety, Teach Kids to Relax

Simple steps can lessen stress when children get overwhelmed, experts say

8/21/2009
Web-Based Psychotherapy Can Work

Finding could help bring treatment to thousands who need it, experts say

7/31/2009
Psych Drugs Gaining Widespread Acceptance

But Americans surveyed also expect meds to relieve stress, personal troubles, researchers caution

7/27/2009
Most Not Worried by Delayed Prostate Cancer Therapy

Little anxiety noted in survey of men who opt out of aggressive treatment

7/7/2009
Family History Key to Psychiatric Disorder Risk

A look at the relatives reveals clues about course of illness, prognosis, research shows

7/1/2009
Anti-Smoking Drugs Get FDA 'Black-Box' Warning

Reports link Chantix and Zyban to risk of psychiatric side effects, including suicidal thoughts

6/29/2009
Depression, Anxiety Bad for the Heart

Two new studies show effects on angina and mortality

6/29/2009
Anxiety-Prone People Find Distractions Hard to Ignore

Trouble concentrating may add to stress levels, researcher says

6/12/2009
Health Tip: Soothing Separation Anxiety

Suggestions to help your child

6/11/2009
Postpartum Anxiety May Delay Puberty in Kids

In animal study, hormonal changes in pregnancy have long-term impact

6/8/2009
Daytime Nap Has Benefits Beyond Rest for Kids

Nappers have less hyperactivity, depression and anxiety, research suggests

6/8/2009
Insomnia and Anxiety May Be Genetically Linked

Study of twins finds those with depression have trouble sleeping

6/4/2009
Tourette Syndrome Diagnosed in 3 in Every 1,000 Kids

Many more cases have not been identified, U.S. health officials say

6/4/2009
Sedatives Increase Suicide Risk Among Elderly

Doctors should carefully screen older patients before prescribing, researcher says

5/1/2009
Treating Sleep Disorders May Ease ADHD Symptoms

Team suggests screening spares patients lifetime of problems

4/9/2009
FDA Panel Snubs Seroquel as 1st Choice Depression Treatment

Safety concerns mean the drug should only be used when other medications don't work, advisers say

4/7/2009
Cognitive Behavior Therapy Eases Anxiety for Older People

The technique lessens worries more than usual care, study finds

4/6/2009
Psychotherapy Can Ease Post-Surgical Depression

Two techniques worked for patients after heart bypass procedures, study finds

3/26/2009
U.S. Asked to Do More for Kids' Mental Health

Report urges new role in coordinating, funding local prevention efforts

3/5/2009
Stress May Raise Diabetes Risk for Obese Black Women

Surge in anxiety-linked hormone worsens blood sugar level, researchers suggest

2/27/2009
Girls' Anti-Social Behavior Predictive of Later Depression

Early elementary school interventions could identify those most at risk, study says

2/19/2009
Stress May Speed Melanoma Progression

But certain heart drugs may help counter the effect, researchers say

2/13/2009
Report Urges Broader Effort to Stem Emotional Disorders in Youth

Mental health tab costs U.S. about $247 billion a year, experts say

2/12/2009
Job Losses Carry High 'Stress Tag'

Battered economy exacts emotional toll on unemployed, families, even those still working

2/4/2009
Plan Hopes to ID Early Halt in Reproductive Function

Guidelines could diagnose primary ovarian insufficiency in women under 40

1/30/2009
Those Who Feel Rejected Direct Hostility Toward Others

Social exclusion linked to aggression found in school shootings, other tragedies

1/27/2009
Tweaking Hormones Might Ease Chronic Stress

New method could help treat depression, other disorders, researchers say

1/20/2009
Antidepressant Eases Anxiety in Older Adults

Other SSRIs would probably be equally effective, researchers report

1/19/2009
Positive Outlook Cuts Chances of Dementia

New research suggests relaxed, outgoing people less likely to get Alzheimer's

1/14/2009
Serotonin Transporter Gene Tied to Social Anxiety

Finding in monkeys could yield model for studying autism, schizophrenia, team says

1/14/2009
Newer Antipsychotics Pose Cardiac Risk: Study

Patients advised to avoid the drugs in some cases

12/24/2008
How to Cope When Illness Doesn't Take a Holiday Break

Stress-relieving tips may help young and old alike

12/19/2008
Quitting Smoking Tougher on Women

If pounds add up, some get nervous and start puffing again, study says

12/18/2008
Depression, Anxiety Hinder Quality of Life After Stroke

Rehab efforts should focus on coping styles to boost outcomes, study says

12/15/2008
Stress Triggers Heart-Damaging Behavior

Study found the dynamic raised cardiovascular risks by 50%

12/12/2008
Panic Disorder Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Disease

Researchers not sure whether one causes the other, or one is mistaken for the other

11/25/2008
Bad Bosses Are Hard on the Heart

Study ties work woes to fatal cardiovascular events in men

11/5/2008
Debt-Linked Stress May Spur Premature Delivery

But many other forms of anxiety don't affect timing of birth, study finds

11/4/2008
Anxiety Linked to Heart Attack Can Raise Death Risk

The psychological toll appears to shorten lives, study finds

10/30/2008
Combo Treatment Best for Anxiety Disorder in Kids

Zoloft, cognitive behavior therapy also work well alone, study finds

10/8/2008
Children as Young as 4 Can Develop OCD

Full-blown obsessive symptoms seen in both younger, older children, study finds

10/8/2008
Economic Crisis Takes Toll on Emotional Health

Experts seeing more cases of sleeplessness, anxiety, but they offer tips for coping

9/29/2008
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Best for Traumatized Youths

But study also finds too many clinicians still using unproven treatments

8/14/2008
Stress, Anxiety Worsen Response to Allergens

Delayed reactions also occur in allergic asthma, can be life-threatening, study says

8/11/2008
Gene Variant May Predispose Some to Anxiety

Shown unpleasant pictures, they had exaggerated 'startle' response that was hard to turn off

7/18/2008
Loud Music in Bars Hastens Drinking

French researchers say blasting tunes makes patrons down more alcohol in less time

7/7/2008
'Sideline' Rage Triggers Mirror Those of Angry Drivers

Parents who rant at kids' sporting events let ego get in the way, study says

7/4/2008
Anxiety, Shyness May Be Long-Lasting Traits

Brain mechanism present early in life predisposes people to worry, study finds

6/19/2008
Overtime Work Tied to Anxiety, Depression

Rates were higher among less-skilled and those with lower incomes, study finds

6/13/2008
PTSD High Among Witnesses to 9/11

One in 8 NYC residents near scene affected years later, with those injured suffering most