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2010-03-02 10:50:00

PHOENIX, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Remuda Ranch Programs for Eating and Anxiety Disorders (http://www.remudaranch.com) is sponsoring a special screening of Teen Truth: An Inside Look At Body Image during the BEDA 2010 National Conference in Baltimore (http://www.bedaonline.com) at 7 p.m. on March 5, 2010 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090604/CG27861LOGO) Binge eating disorder affects more than 15 million people and is the...

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2010-03-01 12:57:09

The next advance in treating major depression may relate to a group of brain chemicals that are involved in virtually all our brain activity, according to a study published today in Biological Psychiatry. The study is co-authored by Drs. Andrea J. Levinson and Zafiris J. Daskalakis of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). This study shows that compared to healthy individuals, people who have major depressive disorder have altered functions of the neurotransmitter GABA...

2010-02-22 09:47:00

PHOENIX, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In the spirit of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, February 21 - 27, 2010, Remuda Ranch Programs for Eating and Anxiety Disorders (http://www.remudaranch.com) has sponsored the PG-13 version of the award-winning film, America The Beautiful (http://www.americathebeautifuldoc.com). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090604/CG27861LOGO) America The Beautiful is a feature length documentary about the beauty industry directed by Darryl...

2010-01-27 16:26:15

A new study demonstrates that cooperation between the hippocampus, best known for its critical role in learning and memory, and a principal downstream cortical target modulates anxiety-related behaviors in mice. The research, published by Cell Press in the January 28th issue of the journal Neuron, provides intriguing insight into how anxiety is processed in the brain and may help to explain what governs anxiety-related behaviors. Recent research has linked a specific region of the...

2010-01-27 10:38:00

PHOENIX, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Remuda Ranch, Programs for Eating and Anxiety Disorders (http://www.remudaranch.com) and MASK (Mothers Awareness on School-Age Kids) have partnered to help educate parents, teachers and students about eating disorders and related issues. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090604/CG27861LOGO) "MASK is excited to be trained by an organization of the caliber of Remuda Ranch," said Kimberly Cabral, president and founder of MASK...

2010-01-12 06:00:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- CeNeRx BioPharma, Inc., a clinical stage company developing and commercializing innovative treatments for diseases of the central nervous system, today reported that a new clinical study shows that its investigational compound CXB722 has potential as a novel anxiolytic, demonstrating a significant effect on both endocrine and cardiovascular biomarkers associated with stress. CXB722 and its prodrug Ayrene (CXB724) are...

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2009-12-14 09:25:00

Only about half of American children and teenagers who have certain mental disorders receive professional services, according to a nationally representative survey funded in part by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). The survey also provides a comprehensive look at the prevalence of common mental disorders. The results are part of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), a collaboration between NIMH and the National Center for Health Statistics of the...

2009-12-09 09:30:00

PHOENIX, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Remuda Ranch, Programs for Eating and Anxiety Disorders (www.remudaranch.com), announced it has named Billy Young as the new chief executive officer (CEO). Remuda Ranch has a long history of treating individuals with eating and anxiety disorders and is the nation's leading and largest intensive, inpatient treatment center for those disorders. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091209/CG23351) (Logo:...

2009-11-12 08:30:00

PHOENIX, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As the economy crisis continues, many individuals may feel more stress and anxiety during the upcoming holidays. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090604/CG27861LOGO) "The holidays can be a wonderful time for many people, but they can also bring about pressure, stress and anxiety," said Dena Cabrera, PsyD, staff psychologist at Remuda Ranch Programs for Eating and Anxiety Disorders (http://www.remudaranch.com/general/anxiety/index.php). "Many...

2009-10-21 13:02:16

Researchers have discovered that a primitive region of the brain responsible for sensorimotor control also has an important role in regulating emotional responses to threatening situations. This region appears to work in concert with another structure called the amygdala to regulate social and emotional behavior. Georgetown University Medical Center researchers have recently discovered that activation of a primitive brain region, the deep layers of superior colliculus (DLSC), elicits...


Latest Anxiety disorder Reference Libraries

Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

Cynophobia
2013-12-24 10:43:28

Cynophobia, from the Greek kyon meaning dog, and phobos, meaning fear, is the abnormal fear of dogs. This phobia is classified as a specific phobia, under the subtype “animal phobias”. According to Dr. Timothy O. Rentz of the Laboratory for the Study of Anxiety Disorders at the University of Texas, animal phobias are among the most common specific phobias and 36 percent who seek out treatment report being afraid of cats or dogs. Although snakes and spider are among the more common in...

Generalized Anxiety Disorder
2013-07-25 15:07:54

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is an anxiety disorder with worry about normal, everyday situations such as finance, health and wellbeing in relationships (personal and work related) all lasting longer than six months. Symptoms The symptoms of GAD can include but are not limited to difficulty swallowing, rashes, shortness of breath, fidgeting, headaches, tension, nausea, etc. In order for GAD to be ruled as present, the symptoms and feelings must be experiences for at least six...

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