RCADS is often used to measure anxiety and depression and researchers assessed its structural validity for adults, given the life span nature of anxiety.
A recent review found that existing psychosocial interventions using cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based approaches had a small but significant effect on quality of life and anxiety outcomes in patients with psoriasis.
Investigators conducted a comprehensive literature review to determine whether CBT is the most effective form of psychotherapy for children with anxiety disorders.
Warning letters about products illegally marketed as treatments for opioid addiction, pain, and anxiety have been sent to 2 companies, the FDA said Tuesday.
Two studies indicate a link between cannabis use and mental health concerns, starting in adolescence and continuing into adulthood.
The role of noninvasive brain stimulation of the prefrontal cortex on amygdala threat reactivity in individuals with trait anxiety was examined.
Investigators sought to determine predictors of long-term treatment outcomes in youths with mixed anxiety disorders.
In patients with traumatic injury, there may be a benefit to starting paroxetine to prevent PTSD and associated symptoms, including numbing and avoidance.
With or without a history of general psychopathology, psychotic experiences in preadolescence were strongly and independently associated with health anxiety and functional somatic symptoms.
Investigators examine whether parental mental disorders directly affect offspring's work disability in early adulthood or if they are attributed to offspring's own mental disorders and social disadvantages.
A self-report screening tool designed to identify impaired psychosocial functioning and behavioral responses in parents of children with chronic pain was found to be useful clinically.
Patients who respond to panic-focused psychotherapy appear to maintain their improvements following treatment termination.
Although the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the US Preventive Services Task Force recommend screening for depression in the general adult population, including pregnant and postpartum women, evidence for such screening in the perinatal setting is limited.
Data from the CDC show that the prevalence of anxiety and depression is higher among adults with arthritis compared with the general population.
Adolescents infected with HIV have a greater risk for psychiatric hospitalizations compared with those not infected with HIV.
Educators' mental health and well-being is associated with their students' mental well-being or feelings of distress.
Approximately 15% of incarcerated people have serious mental illness, although that number can vary depending on the type of illness.
These results do not support existing hypotheses on the role of anxiety as either an exacerbating or protective factor for ADHD-related aggression.
The authors suggest that anxiety should be routinely evaluated in patients with Parkinson disease who experience freezing of gait.
Researchers found that people receiving treatment with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids had a reduction in anxiety symptoms compared with those not receiving treatment.
More than one-quarter of older adults newly prescribed benzodiazepine by a nonpsychiatric clinician transition to long-term use.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain.
People are increasingly finding themselves dependent on their mobile phones, and separating themselves from their devices has been associated with high levels of anxiety, as well as feelings of panic and stress.
Cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety-related disorders was associated with improvements in suicide ideation rather than exacerbation.
The risk for myocardial infarction and stroke increased with mounting levels of psychological distress.
The authors argue that identifying and treating sleep disorders during early stages may have a positive impact on outcomes in psychiatric patients.
Demographic characteristics predictive of transfer to specialized services included younger age and higher education level.
There is sufficient evidence to suggest that physiology and culture underlie some of the variation in how depression and anxiety symptoms can manifest.
Systematic screening for anxiety, disability, and pain can increase psychological referral rates among pediatric patients with abdominal pain.
Exposure Therapy Administered by Nonspecialty Healthcare Workers Effective in Treating Adolescent PTSDAugust 16, 2018
Participants in the prolonged exposure therapy arm experienced greater improvements in PTSD symptom severity from baseline to post-treatment than those receiving supportive counseling.
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