A cure for social anxiety

Social phobia is the most common anxiety disorder of our time. But the current treatment regimen for patients with this diagnosis has not proven very effective. Now a team of researchers believes they have found a cure for social anxiety disorders.

Dec 28

Categories: Anxiety, Social Anxiety / Phobia

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Fearful 'Memories' Passed Between Generations

New study on mice suggests parents' fears can be passed on to their children. Implications of the study on understanding alcohol addiction, phobias and anxiety are discussed.

Dec 27

Categories: Addictions, Anxiety, Other, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / ...

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Anxiety measure for children with autism proven reliable

Drexel University professor devised a new method to diagnose children on the spectrum for anxiety symptoms – which tend to be masked by symptoms of autism was recently proven to be effective.

Dec 12

Categories: Anxiety, Autism spectrum disorders, Social Anxiety / Phobia

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Test Anxiety? Want to Get Better Grades? Take More Tests.

Have you ever freaked out and forgotten everything you needed to know at the onset of an exam? A study published in the November 25, 2016 issue of the journal Science found clues to the link between anxiety and memory in test taking.

Dec 2

Categories: Anxiety

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Anxiety raises risk of dementia

People who experienced high anxiety any time in their lives had a 48%t higher risk of developing dementia compared to those who had not, according to a new study led by USC researchers. The study sample involved data collected over 28 years from ...

Nov 24

Categories: Anxiety, Cognitive Problems Amnesia / Dementia, Dementia

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5 Top Tips on How To Reduce Anxiety

Here's a video on 5 things you can start to do right now to help reduce and relieve anxiety. Following these tips on how to ...

Oct 10

Categories: Anxiety

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How do antidepressants trigger fear and anxiety?

More than 100 million people worldwide take selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), such as Prozac and Zoloft, to treat depression, anxiety and related conditions, but these drugs have a common and mysterious side effect: they can worsen ...

Aug 26

Categories: Anxiety, Depression

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Mindfulness for Children May Prevent Anxiety and Mental Illness

A new study by researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) explores how cognitive therapy that uses mindfulness techniques such as meditation, quiet reflection, and facilitator-led discussion, may serve as an adjunct to pharmacological ...

Aug 3

Categories: Anxiety, Mindfulness

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The Seeds of Depression And Anxiety Could Lie In This Room

Creating a perfect storm of negative emotions.

Jul 26

Categories: Anxiety, Depression

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Dear Friends: Why My Anxiety Ruined Our Relationships

I want you to know that I started psychotherapy and am now seeing a therapist every week. Through my therapy sessions, we have started to uncover that I have General Anxiety Disorder and Cyclothymic Disorder.

Jul 22

Categories: Anxiety, Ending a relationship issues, Friendships

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The 2 Big Beliefs Linked to Anxiety

Worries and fears and stress, oh my! This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen reveals the two big beliefs that light up anxiety, plus how to pull the plug

Jul 21

Categories: Anxiety

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Low attention control in early adolescence is a genetic risk factor ...

University of Texas at Arlington researchers have found that low attention control in early adolescence is related to a genetic risk factor for four different anxiety disorders. Young teens who suffer from anxiety are also more vulnerable to ...

Jun 21

Categories: Anxiety, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Child ...

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Do Depressed and Anxious People Ruminate And Worry?

Research on depression and anxiety has looked at many factors underlying these disorders. One important factor that has emerged in many studies is rumination.

Jun 17

Categories: Anxiety, Depression

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Sometimes Embracing Emotional Distress Is the Best Medicine

An unfortunate side effect of the biological revolution of psychiatry is in perceiving emotional discomfort as undesirable or bad, something we shouldn't feel, something that can be medicated away. And while medications can be life-saving and ...

Jun 8

Categories: Anxiety, Stress Management

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Anxiety disorders 'most common among women and young adults'

A new review of research into anxiety disorders has reported that women and adults under the age of 35 are more likely to experience anxiety than other groups.

Jun 7

Categories: Anxiety, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues

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