Anxiety News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

6/13/2008
Pursuit of Females Dates Way, Way Back

Skeletal findings suggest men fighting over women took place even in prehistoric times.

6/12/2008
Moderate Aerobics May Ease Insomnia Symptoms

Brazilian study finds 36% reduction in time awake and a drop in anxiety levels

6/5/2008
Bipolar Teens at Greater Risk of Substance Abuse

They're more likely to smoke, abuse drugs, alcohol, study finds

6/3/2008
Exposure Therapy Effective in Preventing Post-Traumatic Stress

It eased anxiety, corrected belief that reliving memories must be avoided, study concludes

4/17/2008
Breast-Feeding While on Seizure Meds Doesn't Harm Babies

Study finds no negative impact on children's cognitive development

4/11/2008
'Worry' Spot in Brain Found

But anxiety could be helpful in long run, researchers note

4/9/2008
15 Million Americans Suffer From Social Anxiety Disorder

Condition keeps them from having friends and mates, survey shows

4/8/2008
Too Little Sleep Leads to Too Much Weight for Kids

And some parents may unsuspectingly contribute to their child's sleep problems, researchers say

4/3/2008
Mother-Child Bond Affects Quality of Conflict Resolution

Security determined outcome of 'terrible 2s' battles but not frequency, study suggests

4/2/2008
Antipsychotic Drugs of Little Benefit to Alzheimer's Patients

They offered some relief, but results were not statistically significant

4/1/2008
Obesity Drug Shows Mixed Success Against Atherosclerosis

Hope is that Acomplia might help fight coronary disease

3/14/2008
Anxiety Helps Elderly Women Live Longer

But stress linked to shorter life for men, study finds

3/12/2008
Caring for Heart Patients Can Strain Hearts

Caregivers were stressed, ate poorly, study found

3/12/2008
Possible Reason for Rimonabant's Side Effects Discovered

Weight-loss drug not approved in U.S. may block brain receptor among some users