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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.

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.

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2008-12-03 14:20:00

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.

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2008-12-03 09:53:32

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.

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.

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2008-10-13 14:22:21

Gender bias could explain delay in assessment of women with heart disease.

2008-10-01 18:00:49

PHOENIX, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Remuda Ranch Programs for Eating and Anxiety Disorders (http://www.remudaranch.com/), the nation's leading eating disorder treatment center, today announced it has opened Reddstone, a Remuda Program for Boys (http://www.remudaranch.com/reddstone/index.php).

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2008-08-13 09:15:00

A gene may be to blame in explaining why some people are more apt for anxiousness, according to a new study.

2008-07-14 12:00:40

MILWAUKEE _ Anxious individuals may be hard-wired in childhood to be tense, nervous and prone to depression, new research suggests.

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2008-07-10 15:00:00

Learned fear is triggered by a rapid switching in the activity balance between two brain circuits, a Swiss study published Thursday found.


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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