Anxiety News

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7/10/2015
For Those With Social Anxiety, Acts of Kindness May Be Therapeutic

Study found doing good deeds can promote positive feelings, enabling easier interactions

7/9/2015
Back Pain and Depression Combo Lessens Pain Relief from Narcotic Painkillers

People with mental health illness are also more at risk of drug misuse, study says

6/22/2015
Poor Health as Teen, Poor Job Prospects Later, Study Suggests

Chronic mental or physical problems were tied to worse education, employment goals in adult life

6/19/2015
Can Too Much Sitting Make You Anxious?

Review found link between the two, but not cause and effect

6/17/2015
Too Much 'Feel Good' Brain Chemical May Trigger Social Phobia

Serotonin finding conflicts with conventional wisdom, researchers say

6/11/2015
Many U.S. Men With Depression, Anxiety Don't Get Treated, CDC Finds

Young minority males less likely than whites to access mental health care

6/3/2015
Hormone Therapy Doesn't Help Memory: Study

Researchers did see mood improvement in women on oral treatment

5/22/2015
Animals May Ease Social Anxiety in Children With Autism

Playing with guinea pig in stressful situation was calming, study finds

5/21/2015
Over 4 Million Working Americans Suffer From Anxiety Disorders

Illness can be debilitating, but treatment is available so workers can stay productive, experts say

5/11/2015
Study Links Sleep Troubles to Children's Mental Health

Some of the problems included anxiety, depression and ADHD, researchers say

4/28/2015
Bullying May Take Bigger Toll Than Child Abuse, Neglect

Anxiety, depression and self-harm more likely in those picked on by peers than in those mistreated by adults, study says

4/1/2015
More Americans Survive Childhood Cancers, But Health Problems Persist

Malignancies and treatments can take toll on quality of life in adulthood, study finds

3/25/2015
Could Smoggy Air Raise Your Anxiety Level?

Possibly, one study suggests, while another links pollution to increased stroke risk

3/2/2015
Heart Valve Repair Surgery May Ease Mental Health Symptoms, Too

Researchers find procedure leads to reduced depression and anxiety

2/24/2015
After Blowing Their Stack, a Heart Attack

Explosive anger increased risk 8-fold, study found

2/11/2015
Mental Health Disorders May Shorten Life Span: Study

Researchers find people with psychiatric conditions live an average of 10 fewer years

2/6/2015
Stigma Keeps Employees From Admitting to a Mental Illness: Study

But half of those surveyed said they'd want to help their co-worker

1/14/2015
Depression, Anxiety Can Precede Memory Loss in Alzheimer's, Study Finds

Those who developed dementia were more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression earlier

1/12/2015
Cancer Survivors May Struggle for Years With Mental, Physical Problems

Survey finds financial health often suffers, too

12/23/2014
Terrorism Fears May Shorten Your Life, Study Finds

Constant anxiety increases risk of heart attack, stroke

12/20/2014
Holiday Trimmings Can Trigger Allergies

Some tips to avoid bad reactions to the seasonal good times

12/15/2014
Feel Younger Than Your Age? It May Help You Live Longer

Researchers found death rate among young at heart was lower during study period

12/4/2014
Breast Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Mentally Ill: Study

Conditions such as depression or schizophrenia linked to lower mammogram rates

11/25/2014
Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens

Researchers find odds raised in both boys and girls developing sooner than peers

11/25/2014
Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse

Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out

10/22/2014
10/8/2014
Schools Key to Reaching Kids With Mental Health Needs, Experts Say

Left untreated, children may suffer long-term damage

10/6/2014
Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Toll on Mental Health, Study Finds

Breast cancer particularly troubling, researchers report

10/1/2014
Jealous, Moody Women May Face Higher Alzheimer's Risk, Study Says

Chronic stress, neuroticism in midlife linked to doubled odds of dementia, researchers suggest

9/26/2014
Behavioral Therapy Deemed Best for Social Phobia

But finding a specialist isn't easy, experts say

9/12/2014
The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids

Trying to protect children from source of anxiety may make things worse, researchers say

9/8/2014
Sibling Bullies May Leave Lasting Effects

Study links harassment at home to higher levels of depression, anxiety

8/22/2014
Simple Steps Make Shots Less Scary for Kids, Nurse Says

Parents can help their children handle the sting of getting vaccinated

8/16/2014
Settling Back-to-School Nerves

Expert offers parents tips on reducing anxieties, jitters for kids

7/30/2014
Gardens a Center of Calm for People With Dementia

Review found some evidence it helped soothe, distract sufferers, but safeguards important

7/10/2014
Some Teens May Face Emotional Problems After Concussion

Those with light or noise sensitivities post-injury seem to be more affected, study found

7/10/2014
Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk, Study Finds

Anger didn't seem to have an effect, researchers noted

6/26/2014
Milk, Egg Allergies Seem to Make Parents Most Anxious

Two-thirds of parents accurately assess severity of their child's food allergy, study reports

6/17/2014
Anxiety May Affect Kids' Brains

MRIs show larger 'fear center' in those who are more anxious

5/30/2014
Do Stressed-Out Men Have Weaker Sperm?

Study does seem to show a link, but impact on fertility isn't clear

5/14/2014
Adults With Autism at Risk for Many Health Problems: Study

Research shows rates of mental, physical problems higher in these patients than among other adults

5/14/2014
Prescription Drug Use Continues to Climb in U.S.

CDC report says most common medications are for heart disease and high cholesterol

5/13/2014
Researchers Shed Light on Link Between Stress, Heart Trouble

Study suggests brain may be key to the connection between negative emotions and inflammation

5/12/2014
Foreclosures May Raise Neighbors' Blood Pressure

The more properties nearby that were foreclosed on by lenders, the higher the blood pressure, study finds

4/23/2014
Religious Music a High Note for Older Christians

Reduced anxiety, other mental health benefits noted in survey

4/21/2014
False-Positive Mammograms Don't Deter Women From Future Screening: Study

While most experienced short-term anxiety, it was gone within a year, researchers say

4/21/2014
Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Finds

Anxiety often goes hand in hand with attention disorder, too

4/11/2014
Study Outlines Emotional Impact of Domestic Violence on Kids

Cases rarely led to jail time, but children in the home felt intense fear, anxiety, researcher noted

4/10/2014
Civilians in War Zones Also Suffer Mental Health Problems: Study

The more life-threatening events that workers employed by military faced, the more anxiety, anger they felt

3/26/2014
Doctors Really Do Raise Your Blood Pressure

Study indicates that long-suspected 'white coat effect' is real