Anxiety News

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4/17/2017
Just 1 in 5 Mentally Ill Women Gets Cervical Cancer Screenings

Rates of the disease tend to be higher in this group, researcher says

4/17/2017
Anxious? Distressed? You're Not Alone

And about 1 in 10 Americans who need mental health care don't have the insurance coverage, study finds

4/13/2017
'I'm Just Too Busy' -- Is Being Overworked the New Status Symbol?

New research suggests Americans equate harried lifestyles with higher social standing

4/7/2017
Who Really Needs All Those Heart Tests?

Overtreatment may lead to excess worry and worse outcomes, report says

4/6/2017
For Some, Too Much Sweat Takes Emotional Toll

Those who perspire excessively may have hyperhidrosis

3/30/2017
Climate Change May Cloud Americans' Mental Health: Report

Projected weather-related disasters will fuel anxiety, depression, psychologists' group warns

3/15/2017
Opioid Painkillers and Xanax or Valium a Deadly Mix: Study

30 percent of fatal opioid overdoses involved both types of meds, but number of people prescribed both has spiked

2/23/2017
Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk

Mental health woes may trigger chronic fight-or-flight response, researchers suggest

2/16/2017
Dealing With Diabetes Distress

The blood sugar disease often comes with enormous mental and emotional strains, specialists say

2/13/2017
Tiny Babies May Face Mental Health Problems Later

Review found greater likelihood of ADHD, anxiety and depression

2/1/2017
Parents of Kids With Heart Defects Face PTSD Risk: Study

They're also more likely to suffer depression, anxiety -- and new moms particularly vulnerable

1/27/2017
Anxiety May Lead to Unneeded Prostate Cancer Treatments

Researchers suggest that dealing with a patient's distress may lead to better choices, improve quality of life

1/26/2017
Mental Health May Affect Chances Against Cancer

Early research suggests anxiety, depression might raise risk of dying from certain malignancies

1/20/2017
Stress May Explain Digestive Issues in Kids With Autism

Elevated stress hormone levels linked to stomach problems among these children, researchers say

1/12/2017
'Stress Ball' in Your Brain May Be Key to Heart Risks

New brain-scan study helps pinpoint a neurological link between anxiety, cardiovascular disease

1/9/2017
Exercise: An Antidote for Behavioral Issues in Students?

Study found use of 'cybercycles' reduced classroom problems for kids with autism, ADHD, other concerns

12/23/2016
Managing Holiday Stress

Focus on one thing at a time and try to give back when you can, experts advise

12/23/2016
Women Chasing Holiday Perfection May Miss Signs of Heart Trouble

Stress can be damaging, so take time for yourself during the season, cardiologist advises

12/12/2016
1 in 6 U.S. Adults Takes a Psychiatric Drug: Study

Whether the medicines over-prescribed is up for debate, psychiatrists say

12/7/2016
Excess Sweating Can Be a Drenching, Wrenching Burden

People with hyperhidrosis seem to have higher rates of anxiety and depression, study finds

12/6/2016
Medical School Can Be an Emotional Pressure-Cooker

Yet many students fail to seek the help they need to deal with the stress, study finds

12/1/2016
'Magic Mushroom' Chemical Eases Cancer Patients' Despair

Hallucinogenic drug psilocybin relieved depression, anxiety quickly and lasted for months, studies found

12/1/2016
Demi Lovato Wants to Change the Face of Mental Illness

Pop star's own battle with bipolar disorder helped to inspire new photo campaign that seeks to alter stereotypes

11/28/2016
Pediatricians Can Help When Parents Divorce: Report

More than 1 million kids a year affected in the U.S., and doctors can ease the transition, group says

11/21/2016
Sexism Could Harm Men's Health: Study

Playboy attitudes and power over women linked to higher risk of mental health woes

11/18/2016
Neighborhoods May Be Key to Teens' Mental Well-Being

When neighbors look out for others' kids, children have better emotional health, study finds

11/8/2016
The Impact of Health Anxiety

Needlessly worrying about your health may have negative consequences on your heart, study finds.

11/7/2016
Childhood Cancer Survivors Living Longer But Not Always Better

Those treated in 1990s more likely to report pain and poor health as adults, researchers say

11/4/2016
Hypochondriacs May Worry Themselves Into Heart Trouble

Anxiety about health can boost the chances for heart disease, study suggests

10/26/2016
High Rate of Antidepressant Use After Cancer

Nearly 1 in 5 survivors taking medication for depression or anxiety years later

10/26/2016
Can Teens' Heart Rate, Blood Pressure Show Ties to Mental Ills?

Indicators of schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety might be spotted in physical at 18

10/17/2016
U.S. Psychiatric Patients Face Long Waits in ERs

1 in 5 emergency doctors reports waiting at least 2 days for a bed for someone who's mentally ill

10/17/2016
Foster Kids Face Higher Risk of Health Problems: Study

They were even more vulnerable than children in low-income, single-parent families

10/4/2016
Delaying Breast Reconstruction After Cancer May Raise Patients' Anxiety

Coordinating surgeries might reduce levels of distress after mastectomy for breast cancer, researchers say

10/3/2016
Worry About Job Loss May be Linked to Diabetes Risk: Study

Blood sugar disorder rate was 19 percent higher for people concerned about getting fired

9/29/2016
Knowing Their Breast Cancer Risk May Empower Teens

Greater self-esteem noted in girls with family history of disease

9/28/2016
Doctors Often Neglect Their Own Mental Health

Perceived stigma, fear of career repercussions hinder treatment, study suggests

9/27/2016
High Utility Bills Strain More Than the Budget

Study finds they can also trigger anxiety, depression in low-income families

9/13/2016
New Approach Helps Ease Teens' Stubborn Concussion Symptoms

Kids with lingering effects may need talk therapy, too, study suggests

9/9/2016
Mouse Study Hints at Which Brain Cells Trigger Fear

Finding might one day lead to better treatments for anxiety disorders

9/5/2016
Coping With College Stress

Parents can help make the transition easier for new students

8/31/2016
FDA: Opioids Plus Sedatives Pose Fatal OD Risk

These drugs will now carry 'boxed warning' detailing the threat

8/30/2016
iPads Calm Surgery-Bound Kids as Well as Sedatives

Study found equal benefits in easing anxiety

8/22/2016
Unhappy at Work in Your 20s, Unhealthy in Your 40s?

How young adults feel about their careers might affect them physically, mentally by middle-age, study finds

8/12/2016
Sending Kids Off to College Doesn't Have to Be Tearful

Discuss money, expectations beforehand, then let go, experts say

8/11/2016
Infertility Patients' Mental Health Problems Often Unaddressed

'We're doing a terrible job of it,' researcher says

7/13/2016
4 in 10 Americans Think Work Affects Their Health: Poll

But only half say they have access to health, wellness programs through employer

7/6/2016
Does Medical Marijuana Reduce Need for Other Meds?

In states with legal pot, pain prescriptions saw the greatest drop, study found

6/25/2016
Hovering Parents May Harm Kids

Study found too much pressure for good grades raised risk for anxiety, depression

6/10/2016
Are 'Workaholics' Prone to OCD, Anxiety?

Study suggests a link, but it's not clear how overwork, mental issues may be connected