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Latest Anxiety disorder Stories

Light Device Helps Beat Winter Blues
2011-11-10 12:00:02

People who suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) -- a condition that comes with a shortage of daylight hours -- may have a new weapon to fight off those winter blues, according to a study by Finnish researchers.

2011-09-05 11:54:28

A major landmark study released today by the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) sheds new light on the state of Europe's mental and neurological health.

2011-08-11 12:01:53

Biologists and psychologists know that light affects mood, but a new University of Virginia study indicates that light may also play a role in modulating fear and anxiety.

2011-08-10 18:28:27

Cancer patients may benefit from sessions with trained music therapists or from listening to music.

2011-08-02 20:59:01

Women who reported experiencing gender-based violence, such as rape, sexual assault, intimate partner violence and stalking, had an associated higher lifetime prevalence of mental health disorders, dysfunction and disability.

2011-07-26 21:06:57

Most people worry from time to time.

2011-07-12 22:22:50

Regular exercise may be a useful strategy for helping prevent the development of panic and related disorders, a new study suggests.

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2011-06-23 05:45:00

People living in rural areas are less likely to suffer stress and anxiety than those living in major cities because their brains are wired differently.

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2011-04-21 10:45:01

Breakthrough study offers hope for targeted treatment of stress-related 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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