Anxiety News

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6/6/2016
Women More Prone to Anxiety Than Men, Review Finds

Westerners also wrestle with the condition more than people in other parts of the world

6/2/2016
Mindfulness Meditation Seems to Soothe Breast Cancer Survivors

Six-week class reduced fear of recurrence, fatigue and anxiety, researchers report

5/27/2016
Music Soothes Nervous Eye Surgery Patients

Study found those who listened to relaxing tunes before procedure needed less sedation

5/24/2016
Antidepressants Not Just for Depression Any More

Other uses include insomnia, pain and anxiety, researchers say

4/28/2016
'You've Got Cancer' Can Take Devastating Mental Toll

Study finds higher rates of depression, anxiety, substance abuse just before and after a diagnosis

4/12/2016
Study: Many Vets Struggle With Suicidal Thoughts, Need More Help From VA

Survey reveals 65 percent who considered suicide have never received mental health treatment

4/1/2016
Pediatricians Vary Widely in Diagnosing ADHD, Depression

5 years of data show 15 percent of kids diagnosed with mental health condition; most prescribed drugs

3/31/2016
Even Controlled, Epilepsy May Still Cause Problems for Kids

Study finds social and educational issues may be a concern as children get older

3/29/2016
How to Tell If Your Teen Has a Mental Health Problem

1 in 5 kids develop a serious problem but many go years without treatment, psychiatrist says

3/21/2016
Young Transgender Women May Face Mental Health Woes

But study looked at a specific, high-risk group, so findings may not apply to all, researchers say

3/15/2016
Anxiety, Depression May Reduce Women's Success With IVF: Study

Researchers link these mental health problems to lower rates of pregnancy and live births

3/15/2016
Could Too Much Cellphone Time Signal Anxiety, Depression?

Some college students use their mobile device as a 'security blanket,' study says

3/9/2016
MS Patients May Be Prone to Other Chronic Illnesses, Study Finds

High blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and depression among common co-existing conditions

3/4/2016
Women Often Overestimate Odds That Early Breast Cancer Will Return, Spread

Misperceptions lead to worry that harms quality of life, researcher says

3/1/2016
Earthquake Survivors With PTSD Show Brain Differences

Study finds changes in gray matter in those who develop the anxiety disorder

2/23/2016
Anxiety in Women May Mask Heart Disease Symptoms, Researchers Say

Reduced blood flow 75 percent more likely in those who feel anxious, study finds

2/23/2016
Parents' Depression, Anxiety May Contribute to Kids' Fussy Eating

If mom or dad had mental health issues, children were pickier about what they ate, study finds

2/17/2016
Extremely Small Preemies May Face Bullying, Mental Health Risks

Long-term Canadian study followed participants until age 36

2/16/2016
Pregnancy May Ease PTSD for Some Women, Study Finds

But symptoms may worsen for 1 in 4 with low levels of the stress disorder, research suggests

2/15/2016
How to Keep Your New Year's Exercise Mojo All Year Long

Set realistic goals, be consistent and understand you're in it for the long haul, expert says

2/11/2016
Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses Still Poorly Understood: Report

VA-sponsored study says people should be monitored for ALS, cancer and other diseases that take years to develop

2/4/2016
Meditation May Ease Pain, Anxiety From Breast Cancer Biopsy: Study

Researchers also found music helps during the procedure

2/3/2016
Anxiety Meds Like Valium, Xanax Won't Raise Seniors' Dementia Risk: Study

Research may ease some concerns about use of benzodiazapines, but side effects do exist

1/12/2016
Transcendental Meditation May Help Relieve PTSD

Military personnel who practiced the technique had reduced need for meds, study says

1/10/2016
Gender Wage Gap Linked to Depression and Anxiety: Study

Disorders were more than twice as likely in women lacking equal pay

1/5/2016
Talk Therapy to Tackle Fear of the Dentist

Study found this type of treatment helped many overcome phobias about dental visits

12/18/2015
How to Prepare Your Child for Surgery

To relieve anxiety, be honest, use simple language to explain what's going to happen, experts advise

12/12/2015
Ways to Beat the Holiday Blues

Grief and depression can worsen at this time of year, but that doesn't have to stop seasonal celebration

12/10/2015
Brain's Signaling Systems Might Determine PTSD Severity: Study

Researchers focusing on imbalance between two neurochemicals

12/9/2015
Bullying Can Leave Lasting Mental Scars

Many treated for depression or other disorders by late 20s, study says

11/30/2015
Dogs May Ease a Child's Fears

Kids with pets in the home were less likely to test positive for anxiety than those without, study found

11/20/2015
Depression More Common in Daughters of Older Mothers, Study Suggests

But researchers only found an association, and age gap didn't seem to affect sons

11/10/2015
Heart Transplant Mental Toll May Be Greater for Women

Men less depressed, anxious 100 days after procedure, study finds

10/28/2015
Surgeon's Calming Words May Ease Stress of Surgery

Study found reassuring voice might even beat anti-anxiety meds in lowering pre-op distress

10/23/2015
When Anxiety Silences a Child

Selective mutism, a relatively rare condition, flies quietly under the radar, experts say

10/23/2015
Furry Friends May Be Stress Relievers for Kids With Cancer

'Therapy dogs' appear to help ease heart rate, anxiety in children fighting the disease

10/23/2015
Bullied Teens Face Roadblocks to Mental Health Services

Pediatricians must do more for these children, researcher says

9/11/2015
Constant Social Media Presence May Jeopardize Teens' Mental Health

Adolescents could be more vulnerable than adults, expert says

9/8/2015
Could Psychedelic Drugs Be Good Medicine for Some?

Preliminary research suggests potential benefits for psychiatric disorders, substance abuse

9/1/2015
Many Say Mental Health Care Is Vital, But Often Tough to Get

Survey of U.S. adults finds concerns about accessibility, expense

8/28/2015
How Parents Add to Math Anxiety

Voicing concerns, helping with homework may increase child's fear, study finds

8/28/2015
Settling the Back-to-School Jitters

Mental health expert says some kids get anxious about returning to the classroom, but parents can help

8/20/2015
Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Depression

Embarrassment, discomfort and concerns about drug side effects may play a role, experts say

8/17/2015
Family Struggles May Affect Boys' Brain Development

Mental health symptoms, reduced gray matter volume noted in study

8/11/2015
Antidepressants During Pregnancy Have Benefits, Risks: Study

Birth complications may be reduced, but some health issues for babies might increase

8/4/2015
Crohn's Disease, Colitis Tied to Anxiety in Study

Women at greater risk of this 'double jeopardy,' researcher says

8/4/2015
Regular Pot Use as Teen Not Tied to Long-Term Health Problems: Study

But findings are at odds with previous research

8/3/2015
Severe 'Picky Eating' May Point to Mental Health Issues in Kids

1 in 5 young children has limited palate, study finds

7/27/2015
Early Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult Life

Study found people who were very premature at birth were more likely to be socially withdrawn

7/15/2015
Mental Health Problems in Childhood Linked to Adult Woes

Study found those who suffered depression, anxiety while young were more likely to struggle later in life