Anxiety News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

3/27/2002
Anxiety Tied to Missing Serotonin in Infancy

Mouse study suggests function during development is crucial

3/25/2002
Experimental Drug Effective in Treating Anxiety

Side effects can include nausea, headache and sexual dysfunction

3/18/2002
Gut Reactions May Be All in Your Head

Study links stomach woes to anxiety, depression

2/27/2002
Powerful Antidepressant to Tackle Trauma Condition

National trial will pit Effexor against post traumatic stress disorder

1/8/2002
Serotonin-Enhancing Drugs Could Trigger Stroke

Combinations of drugs may constrict blood vessels in brain, says new research

10/13/2001
The Young and the Anxious

For today's kids, stress is an unwanted companion

10/12/2001
Can't Concentrate?

Anxiety following terror attacks may be to blame

9/27/2001
19 Million Americans Have Anxiety Disorders

But one-third don't seek treatment

9/12/2001
Anxiety Disorders on the Rise

But treatments are increasingly effective

5/15/2001
Study: Zoloft Eases Trauma's Aftermath

Helps 3 in 5 people even without psychotherapy

5/14/2001
Go Figure

Calculators don't always add up to better math power