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2011-02-16 07:59:00

DUBLIN, February 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - First-of-Its-Kind Clinical Study by East Carolina University Establishes Efficacy of Bejeweled(R) and Other Games in Reducing Clinical Depression and Anxiety East Carolina University's Psychophysiology Lab and Biofeedback Clinic today revealed the results of a year-long randomized, controlled clinical study that measured the efficacy of so-called "casual" video games (CVGs) in reducing symptoms of depression and anxiety as a co-morbid...

2011-01-11 13:57:06

Breakthrough sheds light on poorly understood region of the brain 1. Scientists from the Agency of Science, Technology and Research/Duke-NUS Neuroscience Research Partnership (A*STAR/Duke-NUS NRP), A*STAR's Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, and the National University of Singapore have made a breakthrough concerning how anxiety is regulated in the vertebrate brain. Their work, published in the journal Current Biology, sheds light on how the brain normally shuts off anxiety and also...

2011-01-07 11:10:00

An unexpected discovery by UCLA life scientists holds promise for the future development of treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder and other anxiety disorders, and potentially for Alzheimer's disease and other memory-impairment diseases. The researchers, led by UCLA professor of psychology Michael Fanselow, have discovered what may be a completely unexplored drug target for the treatment of anxiety disorders. The research is published Jan. 7 in the journal Science. Normally,...

2010-12-28 10:30:00

www.HelpYourselfHelpOthers.org offers free, anonymous mental health screenings to stay healthy in 2011 WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As most Americans resolve to head back to the gym, change their diet, or pay off debt, their commitment to better habits may be tough to keep if they don't take care of their mental health. From deployed troops and new parents to college students and retirees, every day stressors can leave people from all walks of life...

2010-12-15 08:37:00

PHOENIX, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the years, the medical staff at Remuda Ranch has found the holidays to be an especially emotionally vulnerable time for individuals with eating disorders. Since 1990, Remuda Ranch Programs for Eating and Anxiety Disorders has treated more than 10,000 patients suffering from anorexia, bulimia, anxiety and related issues. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100914/CG64058LOGO) "Family members often want to postpone treatment until...

2010-11-11 22:07:46

New study published in Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention People affected by anxiety and depression should receive an additional cardiac test when undergoing diagnosis for potential heart problems, according to a new study from Concordia University, the Universit© du Qu©bec à Montr©al and the Montreal Heart Institute. As part of this study, published in the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, a large sample of...

2010-11-11 08:36:00

PHOENIX, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bullying about weight is not uncommon. Remuda Ranch Programs for Eating and Anxiety Disorders reports when children are teased about their weight, they are more reluctant to exercise or engage in physical activity. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100914/CG64058LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100914/CG64058LOGO) "We know that weight bullying happens to a lot of children," said Dena Cabrera, PsyD, psychologist and...

2010-11-04 08:22:47

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- An estimated 22.1 percent of Americans ages 18 and older"”about 1 in 5 adults"”suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder. Major depressive disorders affect approximately 5.9 percent of teen females and 4.6 percent of teen males. Unfortunately, major depressive disorders will appear to be cured at first, but the condition recurs in almost half of adolescent patients and more in females, according to this study. "It is associated with functional impairment,...

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2010-10-15 06:25:00

One in four US teenagers report having a mood, behavior or anxiety disorder that interferes with their daily life, while 1 in 2 actually meet the criteria for a mental disorder, according to new research. The study, published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, found that 51 percent of boys and 49 percent of girls ages 13 to 19 have some type of anxiety or substance use disorder. In 22 percent of the teens surveyed, the disorder was so severe it...

2010-09-29 08:00:00

WELLESLEY, Mass., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Mental health screening data collected in 2005 as compared to 2010 shows an increase in the number of Americans reporting symptoms of depression and other mood and anxiety disorders. The data, collected and analyzed by Screening for Mental Health, Inc.*, a nonprofit organization that provides mental health education, screening and treatment resources, also showed a 14% decrease in the number of Americans who are currently being treated for...


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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