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2010-08-03 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that surveyed physicians anticipate an increase in their use of combination therapy for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). According to the new report entitled Treatment Algorithms in Generalized Anxiety Disorder, surveyed psychiatrists anticipate increased use of combination therapy will include atypical...

2010-07-22 11:00:00

NEW YORK, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its commitment to improving the quality of patient care, Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) today announced that it will make available assessment scales used by physicians and others in the healthcare community to support the evaluation and diagnosis of patients suffering from certain mental disorders. For the first time, these users can directly access and download the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ) and the General Anxiety Disorder...

2010-07-06 12:24:31

Among patients with heart disease, anxiety disorders appear to be associated with a higher risk of stroke, heart attack, heart failure and death, according to a report in the July issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. As many as 24 percent to 31 percent of patients with heart disease also have symptoms of anxiety, according to background information in the article. "Compared with the extensive literature on depression in patients with coronary heart...

2010-06-29 07:27:00

DALLAS, June 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsandReports announces it will carry the Disease and Therapy Review: Onychomycosis Market Research Report in its store. Browse the complete Report on: http://www.reportsandreports.com/market-reports/disease-and-therapy-review-on ychomycosis/ The Onychomycosis Disease and Therapy Review provides an overview of the disease and subtypes, with incidence and prevalence numbers and percentages for major countries worldwide, information on...

2010-06-29 06:31:00

DALLAS, Texas, June 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - ReportsandReports Announces it Will Carry the Disease and Therapy Review: Impetigo Market Research Report in its Store. Browse the complete Report on: http://www.reportsandreports.com/market-reports/disease-and-therapy-review-im petigo/ The Impetigo Disease and Therapy Review provides an overview of the disease, with incidence and prevalence estimates for major countries worldwide Information on diagnosis, and an overview of...

2010-06-25 15:47:28

Brief therapy at the GP's surgery can effectively treat anxiety and depression. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Medicine found that cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) was effective for treating anxiety disorders, while CBT, problem solving therapy (PST) and counseling were all equally effective in treating depression and mixed anxiety and depression. John Cape worked with a team of researchers from University College London to pool the results of 34 studies involving 3962...

2010-05-19 08:42:17

An intervention in primary care settings that allowed a choice of cognitive behavior therapy, medication, or both, along with computer-assisted treatment support for patients with common anxiety disorders, resulted in greater improvement in anxiety symptoms and functional disability compared to usual care, according to a study in the May 19 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on mental health. Peter Roy-Byrne, M.D., of the Uni­versity of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle,...

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2010-05-04 11:29:01

Rates of mood and anxiety disorders appear to decline with age but the conditions remain common in older adults, especially women, according to a report in the May issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "Knowledge of the prevalence of mood and anxiety disorders and co-existing mood-anxiety disorder in older community-dwelling adults is important; these are hidden and undertreated but treatable disorders associated with poor health outcomes," the authors...

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2010-03-09 09:12:33

Randomized trial with Group Health patients shows general response A new randomized trial shows that on average, three months after receiving a series of 10 massage sessions, patients had half the symptoms of anxiety. This improvement resembles that previously reported with psychotherapy, medications, or both. But the trial, published in the journal Depression and Anxiety, also found massage to be no more effective than simple relaxation in a room alone with soft, soothing music. "We were...

2010-03-09 08:16:41

Large validation study shows a reliable and valid tool for routine practice A new questionnaire and outcomes measurement scale developed by the department of psychiatry at Rhode Island Hospital has proven to be a reliable and valid measure of anxiety. The scale can easily be incorporated into routine clinical practice when treating psychiatric disorders. The study appears online ahead of print in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. To determine the impact of treatment on any medical disorder,...


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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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