Latest Generalized anxiety disorder Stories

2012-04-12 22:29:30

What is usually seen as pathology may aid survival of the species Worrying may have evolved along with intelligence as a beneficial trait, according to a recent study by scientists at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and other institutions. Jeremy Coplan, MD, professor of psychiatry at SUNY Downstate, and colleagues found that high intelligence and worry both correlate with brain activity measured by the depletion of the nutrient choline in theGlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, Sackler...

2012-03-21 15:29:00

Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have shown for the first time how brain function differs in people who have math anxiety from those who don't. A series of scans conducted while second- and third-grade students did addition and subtraction revealed that those who feel panicky about doing math had increased activity in brain regions associated with fear, which caused decreased activity in parts of the brain involved in problem-solving. "The same part of the brain...

Exercise Can Help Reduce Anxiety In Women
2012-01-20 04:55:36

Approximately 3 percent of the U.S. population suffers from excessive, uncontrollable worry that reduces their health and quality of life. The condition, known as Generalized Anxiety Disorder, is difficult to overcome and is accompanied by a host of physical symptoms, including fatigue, muscle tension, irritability and poor sleep. However, a new University of Georgia study shows that regular exercise can significantly reduce anxiety symptoms in patients with GAD. In a study published...

2011-10-29 07:00:00

The launch of this âœAnxiety Reduction Zen Meditationâ program couldnât be timelier, announces a noted California anxiety doctor. Notoriously stressful, the holidays worsen the symptoms of millions with social anxiety, OCD and terrifying panic attacks, but one anti-anxiety e-book can offer instant therapeutic guidance, encouragement and peace â“ without pharmaceuticals. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2011 Holiday...

2011-09-26 07:00:00

'Turnaround: Turning Fear Into Freedom,' an audio treatment program for child anxiety, was featured on Coffee Klatch Special Needs Radio with host, Marianne Russo. She interviewed Turnaround co-creators Dr. David Russ and Christopher McCarthy. They discussed why child anxiety is so prevalent today and how Turnaround can really help children overcome their fears. Marianne states, "I'm so excited to have found a program that is really amazing for children. It's a completely different way of...

2011-09-07 07:00:00

Turnaround: Turning Fear Into Freedom, an audio treatment program for child anxiety, receives praise from blogger and mother of 3 children, Su Penn. Turnaround got the attention of Su when she purchased the program to help her son with anxiety. She was so pleased with the results she saw in her son, and the parental guidance it gave her, that she felt compelled to write about it. âœIt has been such a gift to our family! " To read the entire independent review, visit...

2011-07-26 21:06:57

Most people worry from time to time. A new research study, led by a Case Western Reserve University faculty member in psychology, also shows that worrying can be so intrusive and obsessive that it interferes in the person's life and endangers the health of social relationships. These people suffer from what's called generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), says Case Western Reserve psychologist Amy Przeworski. Individuals with GAD frequently put social relationships with family, friends, or...

2011-04-05 00:25:17

People who migrate to the United States from Mexico have a significantly higher risk of developing depressive or anxiety disorders than family members of migrants who remain in Mexico, according to a report in the April issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "About 12 million people living in the United States in 2007 were born in Mexico, constituting approximately 30 percent of the U.S. foreign-born population, 25 percent of the U.S. Hispanic population,...

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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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