Anxiety News

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3/25/2014
Video Glasses May Ease the Anxiety of Minor Surgery

Distraction technique keeps patients' discomfort at bay, study suggests

3/21/2014
For Happy Marriage, His Personality May Be Key

Study looked at health, 'positivity' and other traits in older couples

3/18/2014
ICU Patients May Face Mental Health Issues After Discharge

Study finds diagnoses for depression, anxiety increase within 3 months of ICU stay

3/14/2014
Meditation May Help Teens Cope With Cancer

Practicing mindfulness lowers odds of depression, small study suggests

2/26/2014
Stigma of Mental Illness Remains Barrier to Treatment

Shame, embarrassment add to 'toxic' effect of stigma, study authors say

2/17/2014
Stroke's Aftermath May Be Tougher on Women

Immobility, pain and depression less likely for male survivors, research suggests

2/13/2014
Restless Sleep Linked to Widespread Pain in Older Adults

Anxiety, memory problems and poor health also play a role, study suggests

2/12/2014
Quitting Smoking Linked to Better Mental Health in Study

Over 3 years, people who stopped reported drop in mood disorders, alcohol and drug problems

2/11/2014
Teens' Stress Levels Rival Those of Adults, Survey Finds

Top worries include post-graduation choices, financial concerns

1/31/2014
College Drinking May Aggravate PTSD Symptoms

One leads to the other, creating a vicious cycle, study says

1/29/2014
Treatment Often Inadequate for Children With Anxiety Disorders, Study Finds

Just 47 percent gained long-term relief of symptoms, researchers say

1/17/2014
Could Ecstasy Help People With Anxiety, PTSD?

Small study sheds light on how the club drug affects the brain

1/16/2014
Media Focus on Obesity May Backfire for Some Women

Anxiety-provoking obesity 'news' spurred coeds who felt overweight to eat more, study found

1/6/2014
Meditation May Reduce Mild Depression, Anxiety

But effect appears small to moderate, researchers add

1/3/2014
Got Stage Fright? Get Excited

Replacing performance anxiety with excitement helps you focus on the positive, study suggests

12/19/2013
Anxiety Tied to Stroke Risk in Study

But direct link not proven

12/13/2013
Avid Cellphone Use by College Kids Tied to Anxiety, Lower Grades

Study suggests problems may come from sense of obligation to stay connected

12/9/2013
Coverage of Boston Bombings Unnerved Many: Study

Those who watched six hours or more a day reported more symptoms of stress

12/3/2013
Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients See Big Boost in Quality of Life

Dutch study found substantial drops in anxiety, depression and disability over 2 decades

10/10/2013
Too Much Online Health Info May Worsen Worriers' Anxiety

Unfounded health fears and searching the Web for symptoms might increase stress, study finds

10/8/2013
A Nurse Who Lends an Ear May Ease Anxiety in Moms of Preemies

Private talk sessions with a NICU nurse improved new mothers' depression, self-esteem

10/8/2013
Smog, Stressed Mom May Raise Risk of Behavior Woes in Kids

Exposure to a combination of the two in the womb is worse than either alone, study suggests

9/22/2013
Racism Takes a Toll on Kids' Mental Health, Research Shows

Review found strong links between discrimination and anxiety, low self-esteem in minority teens

9/12/2013
Americans Enjoying More Healthy Years

Study found 2-year lifespan gain, fewer disease symptoms

8/29/2013
Anxiety Linked to a Need for More Personal Space

Anxious people perceive threats as closer than others do, and may react defensively, study suggests

8/24/2013
How to Help Kids Quell Back-to-School Jitters

First, sixth and ninth grades provoke the most anxiety, expert says

8/12/2013
Childhood Tummy Aches May Be Tied to Adult Anxiety, Depression

Study looked at young adults a decade later

7/29/2013
Docs Should Counsel Heart Attack Survivors on Resuming Sex, Experts Say

Too often, worries over the safety of sexual activity are not addressed

7/22/2013
Sunny Disposition May Shield You From Heart Problems

Study of 7,400 people found fewer heart attacks, other conditions among optimists

7/7/2013
Sleep Tips for Summer Nights

Don't let longer daylight hours disturb your slumber

6/27/2013
Two-Pronged Anxiety Treatment Aids Older Adults

Antidepressant, talk therapy together outperform either approach alone, study finds

6/19/2013
1 in 4 Stroke Survivors Suffers From PTSD, Study Finds

And that can pose serious psychological challenges, researcher says

6/7/2013
Heart Device 'Shock' Anxiety May Hamper Sex Life

Study found more sexual dysfunction among men, women with implanted defibrillators

6/5/2013
Rape Survivors in War Zones May Benefit Most From Group Counseling

Study looked at therapy for women in the Democratic Republic of Congo

6/4/2013
Anxiety Often Plagues Cancer Survivors and Their Loved Ones

Partners even more likely than survivors to experience fear and worry over long term, study finds

5/27/2013
Military Families May Need Help With Mental Health

Depression, anxiety and sleep problems can arise during long deployments of loved ones

5/21/2013
Weather Worries Can Threaten a Child's Mental Health

Psychologist offers advice for coping with tragedies like the Oklahoma tornado

5/20/2013
Favorite Music May Ease Anxiety in ICU Patients

Those who heard well-loved tunes in study needed less sedation medicine

5/16/2013
1 in 5 U.S. Kids Has a Mental Health Disorder: CDC

ADHD is most common current diagnosis in children aged 3 to 17

5/13/2013
Creative Arts May Help Cancer Patients Cope

Review shows participation in dance, music, art or writing can soothe anxiety, depression and pain

5/1/2013
Many U.S. Teens Struggle With Extreme Fatigue: Survey

Problem often goes hand-in-hand with emotional disorders like depression, expert says

4/17/2013
Helping Children Make Sense of the Senseless

Tragedies like the Boston bombings require a loving, shared response, experts say

4/11/2013
Unemployment's Toll Can Be Heartbreaking

Resulting stress, anxiety, bad habits may lead to cardiovascular trouble

4/11/2013
Severely Injured Vets May Need Ongoing Emotional Care

Mental health problems still significant after 2 years, study finds

3/28/2013
Frequent Moves Take Toll on Poor Kids, Study Suggests

Fallout anticipated from U.S. housing crisis, researcher says

3/19/2013
Anxiety, Depression May Triple Risk of Death for Heart Patients: Study

Researcher recommends stress-reducing measures

3/19/2013
False-Positive Mammograms Can Trigger Long-Term Distress

For some, anxiety persisted up to 3 years after being declared cancer-free, study finds

3/15/2013
Avoiding Scary Situations May Leave Kids More Anxious: Study

Study author says counseling may help youngsters face issues head-on

3/13/2013
Relatives Who Witness Loved One's CPR Fare Better: Study

Researchers found they were less likely to suffer PTSD, depression or anxiety later

3/8/2013
Newly Hired Emergency Workers Who Witness Trauma May Struggle Afterward

But police, firefighters who had been on job a long time were unaffected