Anxiety News

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10/13/2011
Why Johnny Won't Go to School

Kids plagued by physical complaints on weekdays may have a 'school avoidance' problem

10/6/2011
Researchers Assess What Works Best to Prevent PTSD

Psychotherapies may outperform an antidepressant, experts say

10/4/2011
Happy Kids a Product of Genes, Parenting, Study Finds

Positive, supportive home can brighten outlook for children with gloomy dispositions, researchers say

9/27/2011
Mixed Results Seen With 'Off-Label' Use of Antipsychotics

Non-FDA-approved use of drugs showed limited benefits and some harm in large review

9/27/2011
Mental Health Disabilities in U.S. on the Rise: Study

Findings reflect need for improved psychological services, researcher says

9/9/2011
When Protecting Baby Becomes an Obsession

Ritualistic behaviors common to moms with postpartum OCD are preventable, researchers say

9/7/2011
Harassment of Black Gay and Bisexual Men Tied to Anxiety

Discrimination, shame also play a role in high rates of anxiety and depression, study finds

9/5/2011
Boorish Co-Workers Can Damage Your Home Life

Workers who endure incivility at work go home more stressed and distracted, study finds

9/4/2011
Many Autistic Teens Use School Mental-Health Services

More support needed when they make transition out of high school, researchers say

9/1/2011
Half of Americans Will Suffer From Mental Health Woes, CDC Says

Much more needs to be done to help spot those at risk and assist them, experts say

8/29/2011
Troubled Teens Spotted in Routine School Screenings: Study

Untreated mental health issues can lead to school failure, substance abuse, even suicide, researchers say

8/25/2011
Parents Can Ease Back-to-School Stress

Kids need time to transition from summer schedules to more rigorous academic routine, experts say

8/23/2011
Mental Illness Affects Women, Men Differently, Study Finds

Women tend to exhibit depression, anxiety; men may develop substance abuse, antisocial disorders

8/15/2011
Many More Kids Hospitalized for Mental Illness: Study

Adult psychiatric admissions also increased, except among the elderly

8/12/2011
From the Couch to the Computer: A New Take on Therapy

Patients, doctors finding benefits in hi-tech methods for psychological care

8/12/2011
Music Eases Cancer Patients' Anxiety: Study

Music may also have a positive effect on mood, pain and quality of life, study finds

8/6/2011
Adjusting Routines Before School Starts May Ease Transition to Class

Don't try to change your schedule overnight, expert suggests

8/5/2011
Less Worry, Better Coping Seen Among Religious Folks

Strong spirituality linked to greater tolerance of uncertainty, studies find

8/3/2011
Parenting Style May Affect Child's Mental Health

Depression, anxiety less likely when mom takes kids' personalities into account, study finds

8/2/2011
Violence Against Women Can Take Lifelong Toll: Study

Research shows how rates of mental and physical illness rise, quality of life falls

8/1/2011
Childhood Depression, Anxiety Tied to Pain in Adulthood

Kids living with adversity, such as abuse, more likely to have chronic diseases later, study finds

7/15/2011
Drinking Alcohol May Prolong, Not Relieve, Stress

Stress can also change how booze makes a person feel and boost the desire for alcohol, study shows

7/14/2011
Training in Positive Thinking May Help Anxious Teens

Kids who don't see a snub in every ambiguous interaction can better control their moods, study suggests

7/8/2011
Coping Strategy Depends on Strength of Emotion: Study

Analysis may help conquer low-intensity fear, but distraction used for stronger negative feelings

7/8/2011
Anxiety, Depression in Pregnancy May Raise Kids' Asthma Risk

Study supports belief that children are highly susceptible during prenatal period

7/5/2011
Parents' Military Deployment May Harm Kids' Mental Health

Longer service duration raises risk that children will develop stress, behavioral problems, anxiety

6/22/2011
City Living Tied to More Anxiety, Mood Disorders

German study also found higher rates of schizophrenia in urban vs. rural residents

6/21/2011
Unemployment May Hit Some Harder Than Others

Study found those able to find work between bouts of joblessness did better emotionally

6/19/2011
Freedom More Important to Happiness Than Wealth, Study Finds

Personal independence, autonomy trump money in data from more than 60 countries

6/14/2011
Young Girls May Lose Sleep Over Pressure to Be Thin

Female friends most likely source of this problem among whites, researchers suggest

6/10/2011
6/9/2011
Treatment for Abuse of Anti-Anxiety Drugs Tripled Over 10 Years

Misuse of Valium, Ativan and other benzodiazepines is a growing problem, report finds

6/2/2011
Fear of Dying During Heart Attack May Make Matters Worse

High anxiety linked to greater inflammation, study finds

5/24/2011
A Cultured Man Is a Healthier, Happier Man: Study

Museums, art galleries, ballet may enhance men's well-being even more than women's

5/23/2011
Cancer Patients Benefit From Full Access to Medical Records

Study finds it boosts their satisfaction and trust in treatment

5/13/2011
For Some Women, Knowing About Heart Failure Spurs Worry

Doctors urged to consider patients' coping styles when educating them on disease

5/12/2011
Lactose Intolerance May Sometimes Be in the Head, Not the Gut

Study finds some who report having it may actually have psychological disorder

5/6/2011
Therapy Dogs May Help Ease Anxiety of MRI

Patients were calmed, helping improve image quality, study says

4/4/2011
Could Pop Music Be Linked to Depression?

Preliminary study found those who listened to lots of tunes had raised risk

3/28/2011
Stress Hormone Might Help Overcome Fear of Heights

Cortisol plus traditional exposure therapy reduced fear response in study

3/25/2011
Gender May Play Role in Psych Symptoms in Kids With Epilepsy

Girls had more emotional problems while boys had more inattention/hyperactivity, study found

3/10/2011
Home Genetic Tests May Need Doctor's Involvement: Report

FDA will probably make determinations on a case-by-case basis, official says

3/9/2011
Classroom Environment May Affect Kids' Mental Health

First-graders suffer when teacher support and material resources are lacking, study suggests

3/8/2011
FDA Weighs Pros, Cons of Home Genetic Testing

Agency advisers, test manufacturers convene for two-day hearing

2/23/2011
Stress Hormone Linked to PTSD Symptoms in Women

Finding may lead to new ways to diagnose, treat disorder, researchers say

2/23/2011
Study Unravels Link Between Stress and Chronic Health Issues

Anger, anxiety increase inflammation and disease vulnerability, researchers say

2/18/2011
Study Finds Widespread Trauma in Wake of BP Oil Spill

Discovery indicates need for broader outreach to victims of environmental disasters, expert says

2/16/2011
'Talk Therapy' Can Alter Brain Activity, Research Shows

Physical changes occur in brains of social anxiety patients receiving psychotherapy

2/10/2011
To Dump Bad Investments, First Focus On Your Goals

Getting up the nerve to cut your losses can be hard to do, researchers note

2/7/2011
Most ADHD Kids Have Multiple Conditions, Study Says

Two-thirds face other struggles, such as learning disabilities, anxiety, speech problems, data shows