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2011-02-14 16:30:13

When psychotherapy is helping someone get better, what does that change look like in the brain? This was the question a team of Canadian psychological scientists set out to investigate in patients suffering from social anxiety disorder. Their findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association of Psychological Science. Social anxiety is a common disorder, marked by overwhelming fears of interacting with others and expectations of being harshly judged. Medication and...

2011-01-11 00:00:41

Research-based app reaches people in distress and at risk of suicide. The 3-minute screener surveys risk of Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, and Bipolar Disorders. Especially useful to military and college students who favor mobile applications. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) January 10, 2011 Mymoodmonitor.com, the leading website for mental health screening, is now providing a free, mobile version of the M-3 Checklist, a scientifically validated screen for mood and anxiety disorders, in the Apple App...

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2010-12-21 09:41:56

Breakthrough 'CART' treatment better than traditional cognitive therapy at altering hyperventilation and panic symptoms A new treatment program teaches people who suffer from panic disorder how to reduce the terrorizing symptoms by normalizing their breathing. The method has proved better than traditional cognitive therapy at reducing both symptoms of panic and hyperventilation, according to a new study. The biological-behavioral treatment program is called Capnometry-Assisted Respiratory...

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2010-10-25 13:11:28

Researchers may have pinpointed a reason many smokers struggle to quit. According to new research published in the journal Addiction, smokers with a history of anxiety disorders are less likely to quit smoking. The study, conducted by the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention (UW-CTRI), offered free coaching and medications to smokers in Madison and Milwaukee. While overall quit rates for the study were high, participants with anxiety diagnoses were much less...

2010-09-29 07:54:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Anxiety Disorder Association of America recently explained that: Anxiety disorders are the most common psychiatric illnesses affecting children and adults, and they are one of the most common mental health problems on college campuses. Of the 40 million adults in the U.S. who suffer from an anxiety disorder, 75 percent of them experienced their first episode by age 22. Only about one-third of all those suffering receive treatment, even though these...

2010-07-27 23:53:39

Teens with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) "” the most common childhood psychiatric condition in the United States "” are less likely to finish high school on time than students with other mental-health disorders that often are considered more serious, a large national study by researchers at the UC Davis School of Medicine has found. The study found that nearly one third of students with ADHD, twice the proportion as students with no psychiatric disorder, either...

2010-06-18 13:29:31

Results will help physicians begin early interventions An assessment of patients with adult Tourette syndrome (TS) to identify clinical factors that contribute to psychosocial and occupational disabilities resulting from the vocal or motor tics that define TS found that anxiety/panic disorder may be the most disabling psychiatric condition associated with the disorder. The results of the study, based on the Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF) scale, will be used to identify patients who...

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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2010-03-30 12:31:43

These findings give physicians more reason to search for a more specific diagnosis and could possibly lead to more precise treatments, said UNC's Susan Girdler, Ph.D. As science slowly, but continually, unravels the causes of disorders, it increasingly teases apart biological threads that, when spooled together, begin to take on the warp and weft of separate disorders. Add to the developing fabrics a severe mood disorder, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, which affects 5 percent to 7 percent...


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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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