Anxiety News

Date Posted
Article Title
3/7/2006
Anorexia Might Have Genetic Link

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

12/19/2005
Health Tip: Separation Anxiety Doesn't Have to Go On and On

Here's how to make it less painful for your child

12/12/2005
Epilepsy Surgery Eases Depression, Anxiety: Study

It's typically performed on patients whose disorder can't be controlled by drugs

12/12/2005
Katrina Leaves Widespread Depression in Her Wake

Aftermath includes host of mental-health problems, including anxiety, insomnia -- even suicide

6/10/2005
Depression Often Untreated in Heart Patients

Cardiologists need to spot warning signs, arrange for help, study suggests

5/9/2005
Gene Tied to Depression, Anxiety

One variation may disrupt stress circuitry, researchers find

4/7/2005
Refugees More Likely to Suffer PTSD

Those in Western nations were 10 times more susceptible than general population

3/9/2005
Test Pressure Toughest on Smartest

Anxiety can cause brainy types to lose their edge, study shows

1/27/2005
British Medical Journal Retracts Part of Its Prozac Story

Says Eli Lilly documents were not missing for 10 years

1/12/2005
Depression Intensifies From One Generation to the Next

Children with family history more than twice as likely to develop mood disorders, study finds

11/8/2004
Heart Health Tied to Social, Psychological Factors

Studies find several factors outside the body

11/5/2004
9/11 Hit Job-Stressed Women Hardest

They were more likely to feel anxious, drink too much, researchers found

11/3/2004
Cigarette Smokers Face Host of Problems

Many have psychiatric disorders, abuse other substances, study finds

10/26/2004
Baby Mice on Antidepressants Grow Up Depressed

Study finds they also develop anxiety when given generic Prozac

10/25/2004
Sleep Disorders Can Signal Other Trouble

Study points to attention, psychiatric problems

10/14/2004
Laughter Breaks Ice During Psychotherapy

Shared experience forms bond between therapist and patient

10/11/2004
Mental Health Plays Part in Marital Bliss

Dissatisfaction with marriage tied to how depressed, anxious each spouse is

9/15/2004
Part of Brain That Extinguishes Fears Found

Could lead to new therapy for anxiety disorders, researchers say

9/7/2004
Pediatricians Treating More Kids With Behavioral Problems

Yet they often don't feel qualified to do so, study finds

8/18/2004
Protein Found to Regulate Sleep, Anxiety

Brain peptide may be target for new drugs to treat insomnia, ADHD

8/11/2004
A Troubling Return for Iraq Vets

Wired and tired combatants often overwhelmed by stress of war

8/2/2004
Substance Abuse, Mental Woes Strike 1 in 10

Study recommends each should be treated separately

7/5/2004
Steady Dose of Stress Stresses Immune System

Chronic anxiety can lead to breakdown of function, study finds

6/30/2004
Iraq War Veterans Ignore Mental Problems

Many suffer, but stigma keeps them from seeking help

6/30/2004
Sweat the Stress Out

Exercise helps ease anxiety and depression

5/12/2004
Neurotics More Prone to Depression

Risk greatest after stressful life events, study finds

5/5/2004
Stressed Kids Can Become Depressed Adults

Childhood adversity set some up for mood disorders later

4/27/2004
Terrorism's Toll Lingers

Anthrax survivors suffer long after attack, finds study

4/16/2004
More Fallout From 9/11

Many Pentagon staffers suffered mental health problems after attack

4/15/2004
Love Mends a Broken Heart

Heart attack patients fare better with partners, friends

4/6/2004
Instant Mammogram Result Eases Anxiety

Study finds it more so after a false positive reading

3/23/2004
Real Therapy Eases Imagined Illnesses

Cognitive behavior program helps break cycle of hypochondria

3/6/2004
Extroverts Balance Work, Family Better

Study finds they make more positive connections between the two

1/21/2004
Panic Disorder May Have Biological Basis

People with problem are deficient in key emotion-regulating brain receptor

1/21/2004
Instability Can Dampen Your Outlook

Unpredictable living conditions make rats pessimistic, researchers say

1/12/2004
Morning Headache a Widespread Problem

Those with depression, anxiety disorders at higher risk

12/15/2003
Alcohol Acts as Social Grease for the Very Nervous

People with social anxiety disorder may use it to cope, study finds

12/11/2003
Can Fear to Boldly Go Shorten Life?

Study finds earlier death in rats afraid of trying something new

10/21/2003
Pushy People Push Up Their Blood Pressure

Hostility, impatience linked to risk factor in type A young adults

10/15/2003
Acupuncture Calms Moms' Pre-Surgery Jitters

They report less anxiety as their children prepare for operation

10/7/2003
Facing Fear

Mice conditioned to 'unlearn' response with repeated exposures

9/25/2003
Love Gone Wrong Can Trigger Depression

Combination of loss and humiliation can spark an episode, study finds

9/24/2003
After Menopause, Panic Attacks Seem to Ease With Age

Hormone therapy doesn't make a difference either, researchers add

9/5/2003
Many Kids Don't Feel Safe at School

Sense of disorder can undermine academic performance

8/25/2003
Excessive Sweating Affects Many

The condition is more common than thought, survey finds

8/19/2003
Good Students Get the Jitters, Too

Perfectionism can cause anxiety in those who excel in school

8/15/2003
Women Worry More After Heart Attack

International study found gender difference existed in several countries

7/31/2003
Fear May Be in the Genes

Twin study offers clues about anxiety disorders

5/2/2003
Football Stars Talk About Downs Off the Gridiron

Bradshaw and Williams go public with depression, anxiety stories

3/11/2003
Kids' Emotional Distress Fuels Self-Doubt

Study finds those who suffer depression or anxiety shortchange themselves