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Anxiety Prevention Interventions: How Effective Are They?

Anxiety Prevention Interventions: How Effective Are They?

"Anxiety disorders are persistent and incapacitating, and despite the availability of effective treatments, not all individuals with anxiety receive adequate treatment."

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Prior Mental Disorders Linked to Subsequent Onset of Chronic Back or Neck Pain

Prior Mental Disorders Linked to Subsequent Onset of Chronic Back or Neck Pain

Investigators conducted a population-based survey to determine the association between mental disorders and back/neck pain.

Suboptimal Neuromotor Development Related to Genetic Risk for Schizophrenia

Suboptimal Neuromotor Development Related to Genetic Risk for Schizophrenia

Genetic risk for schizophrenia was linked to nonoptimal infant neuromotor development.

No Association Between Comorbid Anxiety Disorders, Suicide Attempts

No Association Between Comorbid Anxiety Disorders, Suicide Attempts

Comorbid anxiety disorders among patients with depression or bipolar disorder were not associated with suicide attempts.

Utility of SCARED Screening Tool for Comorbid Anxiety Disorders in Children

Utility of SCARED Screening Tool for Comorbid Anxiety Disorders in Children

Researchers evaluated the discriminant validity, diagnostic utility, and informant agreement of the Screen for Child Anxiety and Related Emotional Disorder (SCARED).

Venlafaxine XR Safe, Effective in Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Venlafaxine XR Safe, Effective in Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder

The previous study of venlafaxine XR had a small sample size and was unable to estimate safety or tolerability.

Buprenorphine, Methadone Combined With CNS Depressants May Lead to SAEs

Buprenorphine, Methadone Combined With CNS Depressants May Lead to SAEs

Clinicians must be aware of strategies in order to effectively handle patients receiving these drug regimens.

Risk of Anxiety Disorder Relapse After Discontinuing Antidepressants

Risk of Anxiety Disorder Relapse After Discontinuing Antidepressants

Researchers examined whether the risk of relapse or time to relapse was related to type of anxiety disorder, duration of previous treatment, and other factors.

Effects of Benzodiazepines, SRIs During Pregnancy on Mothers and Newborns

Effects of Benzodiazepines, SRIs During Pregnancy on Mothers and Newborns

Medications did affect gestation time and hypertension in mothers.

CBT, Pharmacotherapy Both Safe, Effective for Childhood Anxiety

CBT, Pharmacotherapy Both Safe, Effective for Childhood Anxiety

CBT and pharmacotherapy are effective treatments for anxiety disorders in children and adolescents younger than 18.

Anxiety May Be Preventable With Psychological, Educational Interventions

Anxiety May Be Preventable With Psychological, Educational Interventions

Psychological and educational interventions may prevent anxiety.