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2005-11-17 15:30:00

WASHINGTON -- Scientists may have found a gene for fear -- a gene that controls production of a protein in the region of the brain linked with fearful responses. Their finding, published on Thursday, could lead to new treatments for mental disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder and generalized anxiety. The gene, known as stathmin or oncoprotein 18, is highly concentrated in the amygdala, a region of the brain associated with fear and anxiety, the researchers report in Thursday's...

2005-10-19 09:33:47

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Caring for a family member with advanced cancer can take a heavy mental health toll, but many caregivers may fail to get any psychiatric help, a new study suggests. Researchers found that among 200 caregivers of patients with advanced cancer, 13 percent met the criteria for a significant psychiatric disorder --including panic disorder, major depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and generalized anxiety. But less than half of them had...

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2005-06-09 13:04:38

NEW YORK -- Parents with major depression or panic disorder are more likely to have children with asthma and other allergy-based conditions, according to study findings published in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine. The fact that the association held only for biological children supports the idea of a "shared genetic liability." Dr. Ramin Mojtabai, from Columbia University, in New York, assessed the link between childhood allergy disorders and parental major depression, generalized anxiety...


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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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