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2008-06-27 03:00:35

INDIANAPOLIS, June 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Co and Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) has issued a positive opinion supporting the approval of Cymbalta(R) (duloxetine hydrochloride) for the treatment of Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD). The positive opinion is based upon the results of five clinical studies -- four double-blind placebo-controlled studies and a...

2008-06-18 09:01:19

WALTHAM, Mass., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that Lexapro is the leading single agent used in anxiety therapy with 11.7 percent and 14.9 percent of first- and second-line patient share, respectively. According to surveyed psychiatrists and primary care physicians (PCPs), Lexapro is distinguished by its superior safety and tolerability profile; physicians specifically...

2008-05-05 15:00:09

WILMINGTON, Del., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AstraZeneca today announced new study data on SEROQUEL XR(TM) (quetiapine fumarate) Extended-Release Tablets for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) in adult patients. The results from the studies were presented today at the 161st Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in Washington, DC. In February 2008, the company submitted a supplemental new drug application...

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2008-01-18 09:40:00

Results of study published in January edition of Archives of General PsychiatryMontreal, January 18, 2008 "“ Matters of the mind can affect matters of the heart. A new study by McGill University and Universit© de Montr©al researchers has found that major anxiety and/or depression, can double a coronary artery disease patient's chances of repeated heart ailments. This is one of the first studies to focus on patients with stable coronary artery disease "“ not those who...

2007-10-09 06:00:08

By Tsai, Luke Y Asperger syndrome (AS) is a neurobiological disorder whose core clinical symptoms include impairment in social interaction, impairments in verbal and nonverbal communication, and restricted, repetitive, and stereotyped patterns of behavior, interests, and activities. AS is often accompanied by coexisting neuropsychiatric disorders, including anxiety disorder, affective disorder, obsessive- compulsive disorder, Tourette syndrome, attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder, and...

2006-07-17 14:45:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Depression and anxiety are associated with poor sleep quality, daytime drowsiness and nightmares in patients with Parkinson's disease, according to a recent report. Although depression and anxiety affect 40 percent or more of patients with Parkinson's disease, just one study has looked at the impact of these conditions on sleep, Dr. Leora L. Borek, from Butler Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island, and colleagues note. Moreover, only quality of sleep was examined in...

2006-03-06 22:55:00

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A history of anxiety disorders or depression, particularly at a young age, may put women at greater risk of obesity, researchers reported Monday. In a study that followed 820 men and women from childhood through young adulthood, investigators found that women with a history of either depression or anxiety -- or, in many cases, both -- tended to gain more weight over time. When it came to depression, the earlier in life the disorder arose, the greater...

2005-11-17 15:28:15

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - 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...

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...

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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...


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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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