Study finds acceptable levels of anxiety among men living with early, untreated prostate cancer
Men with early stages of prostate cancer who delay radical treatment in favor of an approach of "expectant management" do not have high levels of anxiety
and distress. That is the conclusion of a new study published in the September 1, 2009 issue of Cancer , a peer-reviewed journal of the America...
Depression, Anxiety Bad for the Heart
Two new studies show effects on angina and mortality
MONDAY, June 29 (HealthDay News) -- Two new studies show that problems with the mind can play a significant role in problems of the heart.
One study found that anxiety
and depression can increase the incidence of angina, the chest...
The Stress of Sudden Fame Made Anxiety Attacks Headline News
Is the Average Person at Risk of Suffering from Anxiety?
SAN DIEGO, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A quiet church volunteer in England became an overnight sensation after her stunning appearance on a popular U.K. TV talent show. Within 24 hours the entire world knew who she was, and a video clip of ...
Postpartum Anxiety May Delay Puberty in Kids
In animal study, hormonal changes in pregnancy have long-term impact
THURSDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- Postpartum anxiety
may delay puberty in biological and adopted daughters, research on mice has found.
The study found that mice with low levels of the hormone prolactin in ea...
Midwest Center for Stress and Anxiety Releases New Program, The Solution to Controlling Stress and Worry
LOS ANGELES, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 70% of men and women say that stress levels have increased since the recession began and 80% are nervous about their long term financial stability, a recent study reports(1). "Times are tough for everyone right now; there's no shortage of thing...
Insomnia and Anxiety May Be Genetically Linked
Study of twins finds those with depression have trouble sleeping
MONDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) -- A genetic link between anxiety, depression and insomnia has been identified by U.S. researchers, who said adolescents who suffer from anxiety
and depression should also be screened for i...
Surveyed Psychiatrists and PCPs Expect to Increase Their First-Line Use of SNRIs Over the Next Two Years for the Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Only 41 Percent of Newly Diagnosed Patients Receive a Drug Within One Year of Their First Diagnosis, According to a New Report from Decision Resources
Patient-Flow Models Need to Take Into Account Effexor XR's More Frequent Use in Early Lines of Therapy Compared With Cymbalta
Hopkins study: When adult patients have anxiety disorder, their children need help too
In what is believed to be the first U.S. study designed to prevent anxiety
disorders in the children of anxious parents, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center have found that a family-based program reduced symptoms and the risk of developing an anxiety
disorder among these children. ...
Genetic risk for anxiety does not have to be destiny
Philadelphia, PA, April 29, 2009 A growing body of basic animal research and studies of abused and neglected children provide a strong basis of support for the hypothesis that individuals with particular genotypes are at greater risk for depression, anxiety
disorders, and problems with the abuse ...
Economic Downturn Raises Anxiety and Depression Levels
Seek Free Screening During National Anxiety
and Depression Awareness Week, May 3-9, 2009
NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year more than 40 million Americans will suffer from an anxiety
disorder and more than 20 million Americans will suffer with a depressive illness. The most common s...
APA Offers Tips on Managing Anxiety About Swine Flu
WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The sudden and near-constant stream of news reports about swine flu can cause anyone to feel anxious and worried. These reactions are understandable because circumstances are rapidly evolving and knowledge of the illness is limited. Even duri...
Cognitive Behavior Therapy Eases Anxiety for Older People
The technique lessens worries more than usual care, study finds,,,,
TUESDAY, April 7 (HealthDay News) -- For older adults, anxiety
is an increasingly common problem, and new research suggests that cognitive behavior therapy may help them ease their worries more than standard care does...
The Midwest Center for Stress and Anxiety Re-launches Website for Stress, Anxiety, and Depression
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Midwest Center for Stress and Anxiety
announced today the re-launch of its website, www.stresscenter.com , the premier online destination for news, information and solutions for coping with stress, anxiety
and depression. The new site features an enhanced...
New Anxiety and Mood Disorders Intensive Treatment Program in Downtown Chicago
CHICAGO, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 1st, Insight Psychological Centers, LLC will open its new Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) and Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) for anxiety
and mood disorders. Uncommon in the U.S. and virtually non-existent in Chicago, Insight's intensive program...
Security blankets: Materialism and death anxiety lead to brand loyalty
Materialistic people tend to form strong connections to particular product brands
when their level of anxiety
about death is high, according to a new study in the
Journal of Consumer Research .
Authors Aric Rindfleisch (University of Wisconsin-Madison and Korea
University), James E. Burroughs ...
Antidepressant Eases Anxiety in Older Adults
Other SSRIs would probably be equally effective, researchers report
TUESDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults with generalized anxiety
disorder treated with the antidepressant Lexapro showed significant improvement in symptoms, a new study reports.
Massive Cuts to Medicare Home Oxygen Therapy Benefit Taking Effect January 1 Creating Acute Anxiety Among Beneficiary and Provider Communities
27 Percent Funding Cuts in 2009 Will Reduce Payments for Home Oxygen Therapy to Less Than Half of 1997 Payment Rates
WASHINGTON, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Americans nationwide prepare to celebrate the New Year, the home oxygen community is looking to 2009 with great unease due ...
Childhood anxiety disorders can and should be treated, according to UT Southwestern national expert
DALLAS Dec. 24, 2008 Anxiety
disorders in children and adolescents should be recognized and treated to prevent educational underachievement and adult substance abuse, anxiety
disorders and depression, says a nationally recognized child psychiatrist from UT Southwestern Medical Center.
In an e...
Easing Social Anxiety During the Holidays: Tips from Harvard Women's Health Watch
For most people, family gatherings, parties, and other social activities are part of the fun of the holiday season. Not so for those with social anxiety
disorder, who dread--or even avoid--social situations, reports the December 2008 issue of Harvard Women's Health Watch .
Flowers Can Help Decrease Anxiety in Challenging Economic Times
Study Shows Indulging in Blooms Can Boost Overall Well-Being
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With worries about the
economy and the winter doldrums looming, everyone will be in need of a
proven pick-me-up. Experts predict many may turn to small, simple luxuries
to help cope. A...
Combo Treatment Best for Anxiety Disorder in Kids
Zoloft, cognitive behavior therapy also work well alone, study finds
THURSDAY, Oct. 30 (HealthDay News) -- For children with anxiety
disorders, a combination of cognitive behavior therapy and the antidepressant sertraline (Zoloft) works better than either treatment alone, researchers r...
New Poll Reveals New Jersey Voter Anxiety Over Healthcare and the Economy
Monmouth University Poll Finds New Jersey Citizens Believe Chronic Disease Prevention Key to Cost Savings
TRENTON, N.J., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey of likely voters
commissioned by the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease in New Jersey and
conducted by the Monmouth...
40 Million Americans Endure Anxiety Everyday
Studies show that only 2 in 5 seek any assistance
MORAGA, Calif., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite anxiety
and stress being
one of today's most common disorders, it is regularly under diagnosed by
Most of us experience occasional feelings of anxiety
-- muscle ...
Getting help for depression and anxiety has significant long-term benefits
According to the Mood Disorder Society of Canada, about 1.3 million Canadians suffer from depression.
University of Alberta researcher Ian Colman says most people are not getting the type of treatment they need.
Colman, an assistant professor from the School of Public Health, and his resear...
Study offers new insights into teenagers and anxiety disorders
Can scientists predict who will develop anxiety
disorders years in advance? UCLA psychology professor Michelle Craske thinks so. She is four years into an eight-year study evaluating 650 students, who were 16 when the study began, to identify risk factors for the development of anxiety
Cymbalta Receives European Approval for the Treatment of Generalised Anxiety Disorder
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE:
LLY) and Boehringer Ingelheim have announced that the European Commission
has approved the use of Cymbalta(R) (duloxetine) for the treatment of
Disorder (GAD). This approval -- the fourth for
Consumer Reports Health's 'Cover America Tour' Chronicles Americans' Anxiety Over Health Care
Summer Tour Reaches Half Way Point of Coast-To-Coast Journey
Highlighting Challenges Americans Face With Health Coverage
YONKERS, N.Y., July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cover America
Tour has reached the half-way point of its summer-long road trip across the
country to chronicle the st...
Family stress and child's temper extremes contribute to anxiety and depression in children
Small children who grow up in a family where the mother has psychological distress, the family is exposed to stress or is lacking social support, are at higher risk of developing anxious and depressive symptoms in early adolescence. Girls are more vulnerable than boys, and very timid or short-temp...
Nearly 1 in 5 teenagers admit eating problems, but anxiety is a bigger problem than appearance
Eighteen per cent of school children who took part in two health surveys carried out a year apart admitted they had eating problems, according to research published in the latest Journal of Advanced Nursing.
Thirteen per cent admitted eating problems in either the first or second survey and a f...
The Anxiety Disorders Association of America and The HealthCentral Network Form Alliance to Develop New Online Resources for Anxiety Disorders
ARLINGTON, Va. and SILVER SPRING, Md., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
-- The Anxiety
Disorders Association of America (ADAA)
( http://www.adaa.org ) and The HealthCentral Network
( http://www.HealthCentral.com ) today announced that ADAA will join
HealthCentral's growing community of patients,...
Are anxiety disorders all in the mind?
Reston, Va.Using single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), researchers in The Netherlands were able to detect biochemical differences in the brains of individuals with generalized social anxiety
disorder (also known as social phobia), providing evidence of a long-suspected biological cau...
Improving anxiety treatment through the help of brain imaging: A potential future treatment strategy
Philadelphia, PA, May 8, 2008 Wouldnt it be nice if our doctors could predict accurately whether we would respond to a particular medication" This question is important because research studies provide information about how groups of patients tend to respond to treatments, but inevitably, differ...
Social form of bullying linked to depression, anxiety in adults
GAINESVILLE, Fla. Spreading rumors and gossiping may not cause bruises or black eyes, but the psychological consequences of this social type of bullying could linger into early adulthood, a new University of Florida study shows.
In a study of 210 college students, UF researchers discovered a ...
For Virginia Tech Community, Anxiety and Sadness May Increase on Anniversary of School Shootings
WASHINGTON, April 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April 16 marks one year
since the most deadly school shooting in United States history. As the
anniversary of the Virginia Tech shootings nears, survivors, victim's
families, classmates, first responders and the extended community of
15 Million Americans Suffer From Social Anxiety Disorder
Condition keeps them from having friends and mates, survey shows
WEDNESDAY, April 9 (HealthDay News) -- Social anxiety
disorder prevents some 15 million Americans from leading normal social and romantic lives, a new survey finds.
The disorder leaves many isolated, ashamed and often ...
Youth's social problems contribute to anxiety and depression
Socially successful children tend to have fewer symptoms of anxiety
or depression, while children with problems such as anxiety
and depression tend to have difficulties forming relationships and being accepted by friends. However, it is difficult to determine whether the anxiety
and depression le...
AUDIO from Medialink and the Anxiety Disorders Association of America: Treat It, Don't Repeat It: Break Free from OCD
NEW YORK, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A new campaign is underway to help
raise awareness of obsessive compulsive disorder, or OCD. The Anxiety
Disorders Association of America, or ADAA, has launched the "Treat it,
Don't Repeat It: Break Free From OCD" campaign to educate Americans about
Remuda Programs for Eating Disorders Launches New Anxiety Disorders Program for Teens and Children
Nation's Leading Eating Disorders Treatment Center Now Offers Help For Those with Anxiety
PHOENIX, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Remuda Programs for Eating Disorders,
the nation's leading and largest inpatient treatment center for women and
girls suffering from eating...
FDA Approves Luvox(R) CR (Fluvoxamine Maleate) Extended-Release Capsules for the Treatment of Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Jazz
Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: JAZZ ) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has approved Once-A-Day LUVOX CR (fluvoxamine maleate)
Extended-Release Capsules for the treatment of social anxiety
40 Million Americans Endure Anxiety Everyday
Studies show that only 2 in 5 seek any assistance
MORAGA, Calif., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite anxiety
being one of today's most common disorders, it is regularly under diagnosed
by medical professionals, according to the Mental Health America
organization, leaving mor...