Anxiety News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

1/24/2003
Gene Controls Aggression, Anxiety in Mice

Altered animals attacked, hid in corners

12/17/2002
Robot Says: I Shrink I Am, I Shrink I Am

Scientists trying to create robots that sense human emotions

12/12/2002
Peptic Ulcer Linked to Anxiety Disorder

Study looks at association between two

11/5/2002
Many Who Want Obesity Surgery Have Mental Disorders: Study

Suggests careful evaluation before proceeding with gastric bypass operation

10/17/2002
New Drug May Ease Lupus Complication

Chemical cousin of Valium prevents kidney problems in mice

10/16/2002
Neutralizing the Fear Factor

Discovery of trigger for overcoming fear can lead to treatment of anxiety disorders

10/10/2002
Study Finds New Seat of Anxiety in Brain

Discovery may lead to development of better drugs

10/6/2002
Cases of ADHD on the Rise

Expert points to better diagnosis of condition

9/11/2002
Depression Screening Day Set

Free mental health tests to be given at 2,000 U.S. sites

8/26/2002
Shy Kids May Be Hiding Something More Serious

Many children suffer from social anxiety disorder

7/29/2002
Teenagers' Anxiety Tracked in Real Time

Study says computer diary makes for more honesty

7/19/2002
Anxiety is in the Gene

Clipped version of 1 gene linked to brain changes in emotion center

7/1/2002
One-Quarter of NYC Children Got Post 9/11 Counseling

Manhattan kids whose parents suffered stress were most likely to get therapy

6/14/2002
Childhood Anxiety Disorder Can Extend Into Adulthood

It takes a combo of therapy and drugs to treat, researchers say

6/11/2002
Personality Not a Cancer Risk Factor

But personality-driven behaviors are, study says

6/5/2002
Acne a Top Teen Concern

Organization offers scholarship for essays on the subject