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2008-12-13 08:15:00

A new study by researchers at Columbia University finds that nearly half of all young adults have suffered some type of mental health problem during the past year.

2008-12-03 14:01:23

Nearly 5 percent of the U.S. population suffers from persistent depression or anxiety but few receive proper treatment, researchers said.

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2008-12-03 16:05:00

Swedish researchers have identified a gene linked to increased susceptibility to the placebo effect, the mysterious capacity of some people to benefit from phony treatments with no verifiable therapeutic activity.

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2008-12-03 14:20:00

Though effective treatments are available for individuals suffering from chronic depression and anxiety, very little is known about how often these treatments are used or how prevalent these conditions are among the nation's general population.

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2008-12-03 10:50:00

It is a well-known fact in drug trials that individuals can respond just as well to placebos, sugar pills, as to the active drug. On the other hand, it is difficult to explain why only certain people get better from placebos.

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2008-12-03 09:53:32

Though effective treatments are available for individuals suffering from chronic depression and anxiety, very little is known about how often these treatments are used or how prevalent these conditions are among the nation's general population.

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2008-10-31 08:30:00

The most common psychiatric illnesses in children are successfully treated with a popular antidepressant and months of psychotherapy, according to researchers.

2008-10-04 00:00:07

Getting help for depression and anxiety has significant long-term benefits, a University of Alberta researcher said. Study leader Ian Colman said most people are not getting the type of treatment they need.

2008-09-30 00:00:16

By STUART ABEL Education Reporter Stressed University of Plymouth students could be put at ease by the campus's own social networking website. Psychologists and computer experts have teamed up to launch the self-help pages for undergraduates suffering from anxiety or even shyness.

2008-07-14 12:00:40

MILWAUKEE _ Anxious individuals may be hard-wired in childhood to be tense, nervous and prone to depression, new research suggests.


Latest Social anxiety disorder Reference Libraries

Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

Phobophobia
2013-12-24 12:34:07

Phobophobia is a phobia defined as the fear of phobias, or the fear of fear, including intense anxiety and unrealistic and persistent fear of the somatic sensations and the feared phobia ensuing. This phobia can also be defined as the fear of developing a phobia. Phobophobia is related to anxiety disorders and panic attacks directly linked to other types of phobias, such as agoraphobia. When a patient has developed this phobia, their condition might be diagnosed and treated as part of anxiety...

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