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2009-01-21 14:45:00

People who suffer from migraine headaches are at increased risk of also suffering form mood and anxiety disorders, according to research. "An expanding body of literature has shown that migraine headaches are associated with higher rates of mental disorders," Dr. Jitender Sareen, of the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, and colleagues point out in a published report. Despite all this, previous studies have been subject to a number of limitations. Sareen and colleagues analyzed data...

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2009-01-21 07:19:59

A study suggests that children who suffer physical abuse, death of a parent or other childhood adversity and are anxious or depressed are at increased risk of developing asthma in adulthood. Dr. Kate M. Scott told Reuters Health the study was particularly interesting because although doctors know that people with asthma are more likely to also experience some anxiety disorders and possibly depression, it is usually thought that these mental disorders occur as a consequence of asthma. She also...

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2008-12-26 09:00:00

Before now, very little has been known about how many Americans suffer from chronic depression and anxiety.  The question: of those who do suffer how many receive effective treatments that are available?In the first of its kind study, University of California, Los Angeles researchers found estimates for both the prevalence of chronic psychiatric illness in the U.S. and how often individuals suffering from such illnesses receive appropriate treatment.Researchers found approximately 4.7...

2008-12-16 09:36:00

PHOENIX, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Remuda Ranch Programs for Eating and Anxiety Disorders (http://www.remudaranch.com) reports the holidays are an extremely difficult time for those suffering from emotional eating. "Emotional eating is using food to meet emotional needs," said Juliet Zuercher, registered dietitian at Remuda Ranch Programs for Eating and Anxiety Disorders. "Emotional eaters use food to either avoid or attempt to change emotions ranging from slightly uncomfortable to...

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2008-12-13 08:15:00

A new study by researchers at Columbia University finds that nearly half of all young adults have suffered some type of mental health problem during the past year. However, few seek treatment. The researchers based their findings on a large government health survey involving more than 5,092 U.S. participants aged 19 to 25 conducted in 2001-2002.  The survey included standard questions used to diagnose substance abuse and other mental health problems such as depression, anxiety disorders...

2008-12-02 23:01:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers using functional MRI (fMRI) have determined that the circuitry in the area of the brain responsible for suppressing memory is dysfunctional in patients suffering from stress-related psychiatric disorders. Results of the study will be presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "For patients with major depression and other stress-related disorders, traumatic memories are a source of...

2008-12-03 14:01:23

Nearly 5 percent of the U.S. population suffers from persistent depression or anxiety but few receive proper treatment, researchers said. The study, published in the journal Psychiatric Services, found that approximately 4.7 percent of the nation's population suffers from persistent depression or anxiety disorders, with a minority of those afflicted receiving adequate medication or counseling. The study also found 12 percent of patients with persistent illness were getting both medication...

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2008-12-03 14:20:00

Study finds that few receive appropriate treatment for disordersThough effective treatments are available for individuals suffering from chronic depression and anxiety, very little is known about how often these treatments are used or how prevalent these conditions are among the nation's general population.But in a first-of-its-kind study, UCLA researchers have developed estimates for both the prevalence of chronic psychiatric illness in the general population and how often individuals...

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2008-12-03 09:53:32

Study finds that few receive appropriate treatment for disorders Though effective treatments are available for individuals suffering from chronic depression and anxiety, very little is known about how often these treatments are used or how prevalent these conditions are among the nation's general population. But in a first-of-its-kind study, UCLA researchers have developed estimates for both the prevalence of chronic psychiatric illness in the general population and how often individuals...

2008-10-30 12:01:04

PHOENIX, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As the current economy crisis deepens, many individuals with eating disorders are worried about treatment and not seeking the help they desperately require. "The danger of not seeking help for an eating disorder can be very serious because they can cause many medical complications, even death," said David Wall, PhD, director of psychological services at Remuda Ranch Programs for Eating and Anxiety Disorders (http://www.remudaranch.com/). "Eating disorders...


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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