Anxiety

Monetary Incentives Improve Cessation in Mentally Ill Smokers

Monetary Incentives Improve Cessation in Mentally Ill Smokers

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Abstinence-contingent incentives improved smoking cessation outcomes among economically disadvantaged smokers with mental illness.

Frequency of Cannabis Use Tied to Relationship Between Pain, Mood Disorders

Frequency of Cannabis Use Tied to Relationship Between Pain, Mood Disorders

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Frequent cannabis users experience more pain and negative affects than less- frequent users.

Nutritional Psychiatry: Emerging Evidence and Expert Interview

Nutritional Psychiatry: Emerging Evidence and Expert Interview

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The growing field of nutritional psychiatry explores the role of diet in mental health.

Computerized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Be Effective in Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Computerized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Be Effective in Mood and Anxiety Disorders

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Computerized cognitive behavioral therapy has been found to be effective at treating patients with depression and anxiety in the primary care setting.

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

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

Frequent Migraines Increase Severity of Anxiety, Depression

Frequent Migraines Increase Severity of Anxiety, Depression

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Patients with frequent migraines were shown to have an increased risk for depression and anxiety.

Suboptimal Neuromotor Development Related to Genetic Risk for Schizophrenia

Suboptimal Neuromotor Development Related to Genetic Risk for Schizophrenia

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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

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

Higher Incidence of Psychiatric Disorder Diagnosis Among Women With Psoriatic Arthritis

Higher Incidence of Psychiatric Disorder Diagnosis Among Women With Psoriatic Arthritis

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In women with PsA, there is a higher prevalence of ADHD and depression.

Pediatric OCD: Family Interactive Therapy Reduces Symptom Severity

Pediatric OCD: Family Interactive Therapy Reduces Symptom Severity

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Positive Family Interaction Therapy plus individual child cognitive-behavioral therapy reduces symptom severity in children with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: What You Need to Know

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: What You Need to Know

Post-traumatic stress disorder affects approximately 3.5% of US adults and an estimated 1 in 11 people will experience PTSD in their lifetime.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Reduces PTSD Symptoms

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Reduces PTSD Symptoms

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Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms can be reduced by eye movement desensitization and reprocessing.

Relapse Risk After Discontinuation of Antidepressants for Anxiety

Relapse Risk After Discontinuation of Antidepressants for Anxiety

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There are indications that for some patients, drug treatment is less effective when reinstated after relapse.

Neuroinflammation Associated With Anxiety, Depression in Multiple Sclerosis

Neuroinflammation Associated With Anxiety, Depression in Multiple Sclerosis

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In patients with multiple sclerosis, neuroinflammation is linked to anxiety and depression.

Utility of SCARED Screening Tool for Comorbid Anxiety Disorders in Children

Utility of SCARED Screening Tool for Comorbid Anxiety Disorders in Children

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

Extremely Low Birth Weight May Increase Risk for Anxiety, Depression

Extremely Low Birth Weight May Increase Risk for Anxiety, Depression

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Researchers examined whether extremely low birth weight is associated with the presence of and response to traditional risk factors for anxiety and depression in adulthood.

Postpartum Anxiety, Depression Reduced by Probiotics

Postpartum Anxiety, Depression Reduced by Probiotics

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Postpartum depression and anxiety were reduced by daily intake of the probiotic HN001.

Venlafaxine XR Safe, Effective in Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Venlafaxine XR Safe, Effective in Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder

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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

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

Anxiety Prevention Interventions: How Effective Are They?

Anxiety Prevention Interventions: How Effective Are They?

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

Risk of Anxiety Disorder Relapse After Discontinuing Antidepressants

Risk of Anxiety Disorder Relapse After Discontinuing Antidepressants

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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

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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

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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

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Psychological and educational interventions may prevent anxiety.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, SSRIs Reduce Symptoms of Childhood Anxiety

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, SSRIs Reduce Symptoms of Childhood Anxiety

Childhood anxiety symptoms can be reduced by CBT and SSRIs.

Anxiety and Depression's Effect on BMD in Anorexia

Anxiety and Depression's Effect on BMD in Anorexia

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Scores for both anxiety and depression are associated with low BMD.

Depression, Anxiety May Affect Bone Metabolism in Young Adults

Depression, Anxiety May Affect Bone Metabolism in Young Adults

In young adults, MDD, GAD, and SSRI use is associated with bone metabolism.

Complementary Medical Treatment Use Not Divulged to Pediatricians

Complementary Medical Treatment Use Not Divulged to Pediatricians

Parents will often try complementary treatments or their sick child, but many do not tell their pediatricians.

Recall:  Anti-Anxiety Drug Packaged With Defective Droppers

Recall: Anti-Anxiety Drug Packaged With Defective Droppers

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There was a recall of 13 lots of Lorazepam Oral Concentrate 2mg/mL because of dropper marking errors.

Daily Dose Thresholds: Anxiolytics

Anxiolytic medications daily dose threshold chart.

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