Anxiety News

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Article Title
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

3/3/2008
Stress Can Help Trigger Stroke

Study found a clear association, but no such link for depression

2/24/2008
When Worry Consumes You

Do you fret about everything around the clock? There is help you can get.

2/13/2008
Marijuana Use Among MS Patients Raises Risk for Cognitive, Mood Problems

Study found slowed information-processing, increase in depression, anxiety

2/5/2008
9/11 Exposure Linked to Behavior Trouble in Kids

Preschoolers living near the World Trade Center had sleeplessness, other problems, study shows

1/18/2008
Health Tip: Extreme Shyness

Warning signs of social anxiety disorder

1/15/2008
Rate of Traumatic Stress Triples Among U.S. Troops

Steep rise from 2001 to 2006 in those seeing active combat, study finds

1/8/2008
Anxiety Raises Heart Attack Risk

Older men with chronic anxiety are at substantially higher risk, experts say

1/2/2008
Relatives of Parkinson's Patients at Higher Psychiatric Risk

This suggests a link between the illness and depression, anxiety disorders, researchers say

1/1/2008
Happy Marriage Eases Wife's Workday Tension

But marriage quality had no effect on working men's stress, study found

1/1/2008
Women Who Stay Religious Less Likely to Have Anxiety Disorder

But study also shows men who practice faith less in adulthood more likely to avoid depression

12/24/2007
'Easy Does It' Eases Holiday Stress

Take time to relax and keep hassles in perspective, experts advise

12/21/2007
Brain Center May Link Addiction, Mental Illness

The two conditions often occur together, scientists note

12/4/2007
Many Katrina Survivors Suffered Psychological Symptoms

Mood, anxiety disorders hit almost half of New Orleans residents in months after the disaster, study found

11/21/2007
Jobs Don't Stress Most Older Workers

And just one in five worry about losing employment, survey found

11/16/2007
Diet Drug Rimonabant Tied to Depression, Anxiety

Experts caution against prescribing drug to patients who are already depressed

10/11/2007
Meditation a Quick Fix for Stress

Small study involving Chinese undergraduates showed significant benefit

10/2/2007
Panic Attacks May Hike Heart Disease Risk in Women

Study of postmenopausal women finds association, but no direct cause and effect

9/10/2007
Mental Health Woes Strike Half of Cancer Patients

Listening to patients is key to helping them feel better, researchers say

8/19/2007
Work-Family Conflict Dogs Air Force Women After Deployment

1 in 5 report symptoms of anxiety, depression once back home

6/12/2007
Stress Linked to Memory Decline

Worry, anxiety or depression may lead to mild cognitive impairment, study says

6/7/2007
Yoga May Help Treat Depression, Anxiety Disorders

Brain scans showed boost in valuable brain chemical, study says

5/9/2007
Bipolar Spectrum Disorder Under-Recognized

And only about 40% of patients receive proper meds, study finds

5/3/2007
Migraines Can Signal Psychiatric Woes in Returning Iraq Vets

Headache sufferers twice as prone to PTSD or depression, study finds

3/30/2007
Some People Find Angry Expressions Rewarding

Study finds those with high testosterone levels get enjoyment from provocative teasing

3/27/2007
Anxiety Rising on U.S. College Campuses

More students seeking help for OCD, PTSD, other woes, survey finds

3/20/2007
High Rate of Psychiatric Woes in Children Bereaved by 9/11

Rates of PTSD and other conditions doubled in the years after the attacks, study found

3/14/2007
Social Stress May Kill Off New Brain Cells

Rat finding suggests link between anxiety, depression

3/5/2007
Stressed-Out Kids More Prone to Fever

Family-linked anxiety may open the door to infection, study suggests

11/20/2006
PTSD Diagnosed More in Women

Different responses to trauma might explain disparity, study suggests

8/14/2006
No Direct Link Between Anxiety, Pregnancy Outcomes

Women with symptoms have no increased risk for birth complications, researchers say

6/23/2006
Distress: The Sixth Vital Sign?

Meeting the emotional needs of patients is mandatory, cancer expert says

5/26/2006
Lower Income May Mean Higher Stress

Study shows anxiety, other woes rise as paychecks get smaller

4/9/2006
When Worry Gets in the Way of Life

General anxiety disorder can be treated with drugs, therapy

3/28/2006
Hormone May Help Control Unwarranted Fears

Cortisol interferes with retrieval of emotionally charged memories, study suggests

3/7/2006
Anorexia Might Have Genetic Link

Anxious or depressed children could be at risk for the eating disorder, researchers say